My building and district has a very different feeling this year. We have tons of new things going on and it is just stressing everyone out. * New superintendent who is placing more/different demands on administrators. * New expectations as far as dress & professionalism (IMO, not an issue but really bugging some colleagues) * Receiving 3 Fs on new state report card, including SWD growth (my stressor) * New evaluation procedure (OTES) * Student growth measures * Online diagnostic testing being delayed until this past week, & not enough working computers * Impending 2014-15 PARRC assessments * Implementing CCSS * Expired union contract July 31, no movement on negotiations, no meeting until Sep 18 * Higher STRS contributions, making pay less for many And I don't even know what else. It just feels like everyone is waiting for the other shoe to fall. We're on pins and needles. It just isn't very much fun to go to work right now. I'm exhausted daily, and never seem to have enough time to get things done. My plans and preparations are definitely suffering. Hoping to get myself into the groove soon. Just wondering if anyone else was really feeling new pressures?