Emil DeAndreis Book Release Party!
Wednesday, Stepember 25th, 7 pm
Beyond Folly: Misadventures in Substitute Teaching
Welcome to the wonderful world of public education, as seen through the eyes of seasoned substitute teacher, Horton Hagardy. It’s a time you might recall with great fondness if you were a student a day to escape the oppressive existence of your everyday tormentors. If you’re a substitute, however, these dark, funny, and often poignant stories, take you to a very real place.
In Emil DeAndreis’s new book, Beyond Folly, we are on the front lines of the education system, in the trenches, so to speak, of what it feels like to face the everyday challenges of being a teacher on call. These thoughtful and insightful linked-together tales give the reader a behind-the-scenes peek into the life and mind of a substitute teacher, an isolated, underpaid, and underappreciated professional,
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Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site