So many things about this blog ring true:)
Upon coming to Georgia, I was under the impression that I, like my colleagues, would be teaching at a public school. The group of TLGers I arrived with, however, was offered the opportunity a few days into our orientation to apply for a position to teach police officers. I, along with a dozen or so others, sent our resumes to the Police Academy and two of us were selected from the group to teach at police stations in Zugdidi.
I was excited for the opportunity. After 4 years of teaching grades 1-6 internationally, it was time for a change. I was greeted warmly upon arriving in Zugdidi and was given the chance to create my own schedule. I chose to teach the same schedule that teachers prior to me have taught: Monday, Wednesday, Friday. I had two groups of students and was supposed to have about 14 people in each…
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