March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate the magic of all women and the variety of tasks we complete in a day, we are highlighting women from all over the world and their busy schedules. Meet Yolanda and welcome to A Day in Her Shoes.
5:00 AM I am trying to convince myself to get out of bed to pray or go to the gym
6:00 AM I actually get up and get ready for work. Stop at 7-Eleven for morning coffee, daily talk with my mother.
7:00 AM Arrive at work. Morning Duty. Prepare classroom for the day, make copies, grade papers, and whatever else business I need to take care of before class starts.
8:00 AM Class starts! Preparing wonderful minds for the future while taking the time to listen to their life moments as well.
9:00 AM Intervention Time……………help all students in whatever help they need the most help in including Math…..my least favorite subject.
10:00 AM Class Number 2…….hang in there Yolanda….you can make it as what I tell myself mentally!
11:00 AM Continue class 2 and lunch time at 11:30….eating healthy for lunch is a job all by itself!
12 NOON Starting Class 3! I did it…….it’s almost over!
1:00 PM Teaching Science (M,T,W) or Social Studies (Th,F) depending on what day of the week it is!
2:00 PM The students go to specials and it’s my conference time. I’m calling parents, grading papers, department meetings, meeting w/ IC and/or Principal. Meeting with other teachers, and helping with special events for our campus. I’m also making and answering a few phones for one of my businesses.
3:00 PM Pick up students from specials and prepare them to go home for the day.
4:00 PM I’m hoping there’s no meeting and I can go home.
5:00 PM Working mentoring program for my non profit organization.
6:00 PM Board meeting for my non profit organization.
7:00 PM Still in board meeting
8:00 PM Going home and getting something for dinner if I didn’t eat at board meeting.
9:00 PM Winding down for the night and preparing to do it all over again for the next day. Watching a show with hubby!
10:00 PM It’s my bedtime! Yay me!
11:00 PM Sleep………………..hopefully!
A Note from Yolanda: I’m constantly working to make myself and the world around me better. I hold numerous leadership positions in the Masonic PHAmily, work, and my community! Yes…….I’m a member of the Order of the Eastern Star! I’m a proud parent of a US Army Infantry man and a College football player. I’m growing daily to walk closer to my purpose!