Not Cut Out to be a Teacher?

by Betty Weinberger

Ellie had studied education in college, but she wasn't prepared for the classroom. She is still haunted by the words spoken to her during her student teaching days: "Maybe you weren't cut out to be a teacher." Now she is taking on a new challenge, teaching special education students at a group home. Will she be able to succeed here? And how will the challenges of working at this experimental group home shape Ellie herself?

Not Cut Out to be a Teacher? is a story that many will relate to. Though set in the 1970s and '80s, the experiences it deals with are timeless: a young woman trained in her field, who finds surprises, discouragements, and finally success. But not as she expected! Become a part of Ellie's journey of work, relationships, and spiritual discovery in this honest, hope-filled novel. And get a taste of the world of special education, home Bible study groups, and the Messianic Jewish movement of the 1970s and '80s.