Southwest Still Has My Luggage - This Feels Like an IEP Meeting
My luggage is in Orlando somewhere, I think.
My husband and I tried to fly home on Monday, in the middle of the Southwest meltdown (our flight still said "on time" even though thousands of people were stranded), but it didn't quite work out.
Instead, we left our luggage at one airport, grabbed a rental car, spent the night in Florida, and flew home from another airport on another airline the next day.
Now we are hearing on the news that everything that happened with Southwest is due to miscommunication, outdated computer systems, and an old-school system of scheduling.
Quite honestly, that sounds a lot like Special Education, right now.
Just like the Southwest crews are not to blame for planes not flying, teachers are not to blame for schools not having the resources or support for executing appropriate IEPs.
Just like the passengers are upset at the crew for not flying, parents often get upset at teachers for Special Education failing.
Flight crews and passengers are on the same side. They want to be flying.
Teachers and parents are on the same side. They want a child to succeed.
But an old, outdated system, is still being used in our schools and it causes meltdowns for teachers and parents, just like Southwest's system is causing meltdowns for passengers and crew.
You'll hear about how Southwest employees have BEGGED for upgraded systems in the past.
Teachers, I've seen you beg for new solutions in our schools.
Parents, I've seen you both beg for new IEPs and predict how the broken school system is preventing your child from succeeding.
I don't know how Southwest is going to turn all of this around, but I do know how to start making progress in Special Education (even in a broken system).
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I truly hope to work with you inside of the Master IEP Coach® Mentorship... meltdowns and systems crashing in Special Education in 2023 don't need to happen.
With Hope & Determination Always,
Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed
Master IEP Coach® Mentorship, Founder
P.S. I have no idea if I will ever see my luggage again and that's okay. I've got bigger things to deal with... like fixing Special Education with YOU! Go to this link and see how we can work together in the New Year!