English Adjunct — Sara Codair

I was interviewed about my day job on my friends blog. The interview was done by audio and what you see in the blog is an abridged transcription. Check it out!

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As we begin our interview, Sara skims through her sliding phone. Taps her fingers on her laptop. We are sitting in her large screened-in porch by the lake in Merrimac, Ma. It is mid-August. She is wearing a black T-shirt that reads: “I stand with standing rock.” Her hair is cut in a cross between a pixie and a bob and there are a pair of new tortoise shell glasses resting on the bridge of her nose. Sara is an adjunct, and this semester she’ll be teaching 2 classes, tutoring for 20 hours a week, and proctoring exams wherever necessary.

The one I make money at. That would be working at Northern Essex Community College, and I do a lot of different things there. I teach writing classes, I tutor in their writing center, and I help out in the testing center by proctoring and scoring the tests…

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Sara Codair lives in a world of words, writing fiction in every free moment, teaching writing at a community college and binge-reading fantasy novels. When not lost in words, Sara can often be found hiking, swimming, or gardening. Their first novel, Power Surge, was published in October 2018. Find Sara's words at https://saracodair.com/ and @shatteredsmooth.

2 thoughts on “English Adjunct — Sara Codair

    1. I need to get better at classroom management so that when I have students that need managing, I can handle it. I’m not always going to have mature adult students…but one can hope.


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