By the author of the best-selling book, The 11 Commandments of Good Teaching A great training tool for staff developers and mentors to use with new teachers Only book to focus on the unspoken rules of professionalism in teaching Gill uses humor, stories, and personal experiences to convey the importance of professionalism in such areas as dealing with students and parents, being a role model, avoiding gossip, working with other teachers and school staff, after hours job duties, and paperwork.
Vickie Gill has taught high school English, reading, and journalism for 30 years in both California and Tennessee. Gill has won several teaching and community service honors and was a finalist for Tennessee State Teacher of the Year 2000. She is currently teach-ing part-time and works as a consultant for a school district in central California. She has a BA in English from San Jose State University and an MEd from Vanderbilt University.