* Christian public school teachers face a myriad of administrative, social, and pedagogical challenges. How do you walk the fine line between being a public educator and a believer? Sharing anecdotes, tips, Scripture verses, and legal resources, Parker guides you in handling personal problems, dealing with hostility, and more. 160 pages, softcover from Beacon Hill.
Any educator in the public school system will quickly tell you- it’s tough out there! Between parents, administrators, standardized tests, and the constant stream of planning and papers to grade, it’s hard for teachers to catch a break. And that’s even before adding students to the mix. Christian Teachers in the Public Schools: 13 Essentials for the Classroom is the break teachers have been looking for. Full of personal anecdotes, useful and practical insights, and scriptures for survival in the classroom, it will encourage and equip Christian educators, no matter what grade they teach.
Dalene Parker is first and foremost a teacher, but also a public speaker and writer who seeks to inspire others to share her enthusiastic passion for students. Her work has appeared in journals such as Kyria, Home Life, Brio, and Focus on the Family. She currently lives with her family in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she is completing her doctorate in education.
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