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    Congratulations.
     
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    Congrats!!!! :):)
     
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    Congratulations!!!
     
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    Congratulations!

    Just please don’t go back to Arizona. They won’t pay you crap and you did not seem to enjoy your teaching jobs there...
     
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    Haha! Sounds like a plan. :)
     
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    Congratulations! It feels so good to be done!
     
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    Just curious...what is the MS in?
     
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    Any full-time job offers yet?
     
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    Yeah, while in my experience most districts are okay with proof that you've met all the requirements, it can take certifications foreeeeveeeeeer to go through NYS.
     
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    How do you see the additional MS benefitting you as a candidate and potential employee?
     
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    He is probably maxed out on the pay scale or pretty darn close now for most salary schedules and he has a lot of options in terms of what he can teach. For example, he can teach Spanish and grades 1-6. And if my memory serves, he has one other certification, which can go a long way in certain districts.

    Take my school for instance. If I were to get another Masters or a Doctorate — which I have thought about doing for some time — I would get an additional 2-4% yearly stipend, as per our salary schedule.
     
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    And since you have a lot of student loans (I wish you didn’t and could start your life!), you should apply to the highest-paying school districts. I know other posters will try to dissuade you on this because “salary isn’t everything,” but you need to start thinking about retirement and building your savings for a house. I don’t want you to be enslaved to a debtor your whole life...

    Go get ‘em!!! :)

    (Also, you know I love talking about money so when you get a job please let us know what you’ll be teaching, and what perks and salary you get, haha!)
     

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