Teacher Interview

Dr. Kaye Bray

Dr. Kaye Bray

I have chosen to interview my grandmother, Kaye Bray. She has been teaching for 20 years and she has had many different teaching jobs. She is an experienced teacher who I look up to. She is a librarian at Keller Harvel Elementary school. She spends 40 hours or more working every week.

Experience:

Dr. Bray graduated from UNT with a Ph. D majoring in information science. She has been teaching for twenty years, eight years as a professor at Texas Women's University, two years teaching second and third graders, one year teaching sixth, seventh and eighth graders and nine years as a librarian.

Advice:

"It is a lot of work and very demanding, but it is also very rewarding. Teachers must be willing and flexible."

Typical Day as a Teacher:

"Students come to the library for assistance before and after school, as well as during the day. Classes come to the library for instruction book check out and research"

Duties:

Duties associated with the job: maintaining the library collection , purchasing and weeding as needed, assisting teachers, classes, and students

Duties not associated with the job: morning announcements, lunch room duty, and any other duty needed.

Biggest Challenge:

"Keeping track of all the paperwork and new technology programs."

Biggest Reward:

"Watching students grow, learn, and develop their skills."