Teacher shortages, mask mandates: Everyday a test for pandemic principals!

Teacher shortages, mask mandates: Everyday a test for pandemic principals!

It’s 5:30 a.m. on a Wednesday, and Sonia Tosh’s iPhone alarm eases her awake. Silver hair tousled, dark eyes bleary, Tosh grabs her phone from the nightstand, taps off the soft music and starts scrolling through her texts and emails.

Who has COVID-19? Who’s going to cover classes? Do we have any substitutes?

There’s currently a teacher shortage throughout the country, we need more teachers!

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Are you a para or school secretary that wants to take your career to the next level?

We will be discussing the College of Mount Saint Vincent dual-certification Master’s Degree programs in General & Special Education for Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2) and Childhood (Grades 1-6). 

Join us on March 22nd! We will also discuss our TESOL Master’s degree program (Pre-K – Grade 12).

You can RSVP here:


For more information please e-mail Chris@citeprograms.com


CITE is the Center for Integrated Training and Education.
For over 25 years, CITE has and continues to train:

TEACHERS: General and Special Ed Masters (Early Childhood or Childhood), Adolescent Special Ed / Professional Certification Masters, TESOL MastersSpecial Ed license extension courses, Bilingual license extension coursesTESOL license extension courses, Early Childhood license extension courses

COUNSELORSSchool Counseling MastersMental Health Counseling MastersAdvanced Certificate in Mental Health or School Counseling

ADMINISTRATORSSchool Building LeadershipSchool District LeadershipDoctorate for CSA members, Doctorate for non-CSA membersPublic Administration Master’s

— in all five boroughs of NYC, Yonkers, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk.

CITE PD: CITE offers CTLE-approved in-school or online professional development tailored to your school’s needs and your vision. We can work remotely with your staff and parents. Info: citepd.com