That doesn't seem like a lot. But when I say I've been educator for 13 years, that seems like a long time. Numbers are funny that way.
My first day of school a Deaf Ed itinerant teacher were different from the years I was Deaf Ed self-contained which were different from the years I've been a librarian. But there's always an air of excitement. New school supplies, new clothes, new students. A new year, a new beginning.
So here's to 13 more first days of school!