Are you growing?
When I think back to the past 6 years of my teaching career, I did not personally seek out professional growth. I had monthly mandated professional development (PD), and grew how my district wanted me to grow. This is not the growth I'm talking about. It's about the growth you seek out. The content, research, books, blogs, and new ideas that you're interested in. The things that excite you and push you to do better. The films you watch over and over because they ignite a spar