Being a teacher is totally the easiest, most portable career for military spouses right? Nope.
Kim Lopez helped to launch the Military Spouse Network for Teaching Professionals to help fellow educators navigate state licensure issues, find jobs and network within the military spouse educator community. She outlines the issues teachers face and how the community can help. We also talk about how we make our careers work, hint: a very special person is involved.
This Week’s Guest: Kim Lopez, Military Spouse Network for Teaching Professionals
Kim has been an educator and professional developer for twenty years. She has a master’s degree in education and was an elementary teacher, ESL specialist, and literacy coach. Kim has also worked for a non-profit reading foundation.
As an Air Force spouse of 17 years, Kim recently helped to launch the Military Spouse Network for Teaching Professionals which supports military spouse educators. Kim is passionate about supporting military spouses as they find portable careers and transfer their current professional licenses to new states. She is currently working to help streamline difficult out of state licensure processes for military spouse teachers across the country.
Join their Facebook group to connect with other milspouse teachers.
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