Confused about how to start on your journey as an educator? This ultimate guide to getting hired and staying inspired is a must-purchase for any beginning elementary school teacher. Donna M. Donoghue and her coauthors have done the legwork for you and provide great tips, strategies, and tactics for getting your foot in the door and beginning a successful career as an elementary school teacher. Included here is information that every first-time teacher needs, including how to find the right job for you, how to start the school year successfully, and how to effectively conference and work with parents. There are also tips on planning, discipline and management, and meeting current curriculum standards.