There are many “do’s” and “don’ts” when it comes to resigning, and it can be a major turning point in your CV record. Yes, there’s always a polite way to do it, and in most cases, you should go with the polite way.
Amanda Coffman is a woman that has been a model teacher to her students in Indian Woods Middle School for more than 20 years, and when she decided to resign, she did it in a very creative way.
She decided to do it by giving a very dramatic speech that was streamed live, and she stated to the board of education that “teaching is like a bad marriage where you never get your needs met, but you only stay in it for the kids”. Check out the story of this brave teacher for yourself below.
As it turns out, the reason for her resignation was the new three-year contract that was passed by the school board, and she felt that it was a way in trying to silence her. Amanda got very emotional during her speech, but she managed to pull herself together and she stood up and announced in front of the whole school board that enough is enough. The video of her resignation has been viewed almost a million times, and this is how people reacted to it: