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You Might Be in Education If...



This is a good one!

You Might Be in Education If......... author unknown

1. You believe the staff room should be equipped with a Valium lick.
2. You find humor in other people's stupidity.
3. You want to slap the next person who says, "Must be nice to work
from 8 to 3 and have your summers free!"
4. You believe chocolate is a food group.
5. You can tell it's a full moon without ever looking outside.
6. You believe "shallow gene pool" should have its own box on the
report card.
7. You believe that unspeakable evil will befall you if anyone says,
"Boy, the kids sure are mellow today."
8. When out in public you feel the urge to talk to strange children and
correct their behavior.
9. You have no time for a life from August to June.
10. Marking all A's on report cards would make your life SO much
11. When you mention "vegetables" you're not talking about a food
12. You think people should be required to get a government permit
before being allowed to reproduce.
13. You wonder how some parents ever MANAGED to reproduce.
14. You laugh uncontrollably when people refer to the staff room as the
15. You believe in aerial spraying of Prozac.
16. You encourage an obnoxious parent to check into charter schools or
home schooling.
17. You believe no one should be permitted to reproduce without having
taught in an elementary setting for at least 5 years.
18. You've ever had your profession slammed by someone who would never DREAM of doing your job.
19. You can't have children because there's no name you could give a
child that wouldn't bring on high blood pressure the moment you heard it
20. You think caffeine should be available to staff in IV form.
21. You know you're in for a MAJOR project when a parent says, "I have
a great idea I'd like to discuss."
22. You smile weakly, but want to choke a person when he/she says, "Oh, you must have such FUN every day. It must be like playtime for you."
23. Your personal life comes to a screeching halt at report card time.
24.Meeting a child's parents instantly answers the question, "Why is
this kid like this?"


Senior Member
This Is So True Of My Life As A Teacher!

I can't wait to share it with the teachers at my school.


Junior Member
So true, so true...

Like the previous posters, have copied, pasted, and sent on (to my principal!) :)


Senior Member
Thank you

I sent this around to all of the staff in our building today. They all had quite a chuckle out of it.

Marie from PA