Being a special education teacher can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be challenging. If you're feeling overwhelmed, know that you're not alone—many special education teachers feel the same way.

I recently read a study that suggested approximately 50 percent of a special educator's workday is devoted to paperwork. My very first thought was – 50 percent? How about 70, 80, or 90?

And it's not just the paperwork. It's the meetings, the emails, the calls to assist – which of course we WANT to do, but we simply can't do it all.

Who's ready to set some boundaries? 🙋‍♀️

Not the – I've reached my limit and can't take it anymore boundaries – but instead taking intentional action steps towards delegating tasks and letting go of the things that are out of our control.

Here's a free special education checklist to get you started! Click the picture to download.

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I'm Jennifer!

I’m Jennifer and I was a special educator in the elementary school setting over the past decade. I entered the classroom every day dedicated to making learning inclusive AND engaging.

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