I've always had rather good relations with my colleagues. But not so much at IS Prep. At least with one in particular. She's a bully. Period.
For a fair amount of time I've been intimidated by her. We had one fierce blow-up at beginning of the year. I'm not sure what happened after the loud (her) 10 minute spat, but I do know that I wasn't called into the office to explain myself. So that says something.
I just hate working in such a small environment with this feeling of hostility in air. It definitely has not dissipated between us. We try to play nice to one another, but I think we
... this is where I must stop. I feel so inhibited posting this year as the school is small and I really don't want to getting my ass caught, like one other fabulous NYC teacher-blogger that was discovered at his school and had to endure an investigation. So we'll see where I go with this.
OH! Nice CL e-mail today about the new NYC "gotcha" announcement. Now why I don't I find this development to be the least surprising?