Wisconsin Public Radio: Despite Ups And Downs, 'We Have To Care,' Teacher Says

By Gretchen Brown
Wisconsin Public Radio

It Won't Be Easy (Tom Rademacher)Tom Rademacher wants you to become a teacher. But he won’t lie to you to get you there.

"No matter how good you are, and no matter how wonderful the school you’re in, it’s not gonna be easy to teach," Rademacher said. "That’s one of the messages we never really got in our teacher prep program in our colleges."

Rademacher speaks from experience. He remembers the first time he stood in front of a group of students, realizing how much he didn’t know.

He’s learned a lot since then.

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