A recent discussion on the NSTA e-mail lists inspired this month’s survey. After receiving her class schedule for the year, one teacher wanted to know what others consider to be a “normal” load. There was lot of variety (and emotion) expressed in the responses.

What’s a normal class load for your school? Take this NSTA survey and share your view!
How many classes do you teach?

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How many classes do you teach?

How often do you have a lab for each class?

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How often do you have a lab for each class?

How many different preps do you have?

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How many different preps do you have?

What is your total student load?

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What is your total student load?

How many planning periods do you have each week?

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How many planning periods do you have each week?

Can the administration use your planning periods for other activities such as meetings?

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Can the administration use your planning periods for other activities such as meetings?

What type of schedule does your school follow?

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What type of schedule does your school follow?

How many class periods are in a typical school day?

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How many class periods are in a typical school day?

Are teachers compensated for classes beyond the typical load?

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Are teachers compensated for classes beyond the typical load?

If yes, how are they compensated?

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If yes, how are they compensated?

Are you satisfied with your class load?

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Are you satisfied with your class load?

Why or why not?

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Why or why not?

Optional: It's helpful to us to know a little about you when we analyze the survey results.
What is your professional role?

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What is your professional role?

Level:

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Level:

Location:

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Location:

Thanks for your time!

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