Articles by Kathy Blake and Suzanne Blake Gerety
Q: I have combo classes for two age groups: 3–4 and 5–7. At age 8 the students switch to separate classes. I know parents like the combos, but as a teacher I don’t feel the … Continue reading
Q: One of my teachers wants to enroll her daughter in my studio. I have a relatively small staff, and she will end up teaching her own child. What are your policies for family members?
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Q: Four students dropped out of my program in one week, and each mom cites the same reason: Her child is too cranky, tired and fussy on the way to class, and there are fights … Continue reading
Q: One of my teachers heard from students that another faculty member is making them do unsafe exercises during warm-ups, and she often singles out the same students to the point of making them feel … Continue reading
Q: My studio has recently gone through a split—one of our teachers left and opened her own studio in the area. I found out she contacted many of our current students through Facebook, and it … Continue reading