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Unfortunately there are lemons in every group including our own.  And
sometimes the lemons shape the impression for a whole group.  This is why
we need to be so careful about how we are seen and to learn to do our own
p.r.  Michele

On Thu, 27 May 1999, Lizz Timmons wrote:

> At the risk of adding "just one more" comment, I do not feel that librarians
> are "whining" that "no one understands us."  While there are many, many good
> and effective principals, there are also some real lemons out there.  There
> are bullies, dictators, pushovers, and those who are just in over their
> heads.  They are equally detrimental to teachers, librarians, and especially
> students.  Teachers' organizations need to be aware of principals who are
> difficult to work with - in our district it did cause some changes to be
> made.  Not everyone is cut out to be an administrator.  Sometimes we do get
> stuck with one of these people.
>
> While it is sometimes possible to make lemonade from the lemon you have,
> sometimes you just have to sit tight and wait for a change in leadership.
>
> Thanks for listening!
>
> Lizz Timmons
> Librarian, Sagamore Hill Elementary
> Fort Worth, TX
> drlizzt@hotmail.com
> ltdiva@airmail.net
>
>
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Michele W. Missner,
Program Leader for Media Services       Library Media Specialist
Appleton Area School District           Appleton West High School
Office phone: (414) 832-4899            610 N. Badger Ave
Einstein Middle School                  Appleton Wi. 54914
email:  missnerm@athenet.net            phone: (920) 832-4162-work
(920)   730-0768 -home                   (920) 832-6239-fax
(920)   832-4899 (media center)
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