Maybe she should have just called in sick.
An untenured Brooklyn high-school teacher catapulted herself down a school stairwell in a wacky attempt to avoid a classroom observation by her supervisor, a probe obtained by The Post shows.
Staffers at the HS for Innovation in Advertising and Media told investigators that first-year teacher Ilene Feldman was so petrified about a scheduled classroom observation -- coming in the wake of a poor performance review -- that she staged a clumsy pratfall in a stairwell rather than risk getting a second negative rating.
Untenured teachers can be canned out of hand if they are rated unsatisfactory after any of their first three years on the job.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Teacher throws herself down stairs to avoid classroom evaluation.
From the NY Post: