Being a teacher is not an easy job. Growing levels of career dissatisfaction, uncompetitive salaries, stress, low levels of teacher retention and many other factors make teaching a serious challenge. Ryan Neumann, a Cobb County teacher and host of the blog Neumannic Times, feels the weight of being a teacher and wrote a commentary based on the challenges voiced by many of his peers.

"Unless you are a teacher, its nearly impossible to effectively communicate the visceral nature of a profession that at times is so overwhelming, its paralyzing. " -Teacher and blogger Ryan Neumann

We take a listen to an excerpt of Ryan’s commentary and hear how he really feels about the his complicated career

Check out more of Ryan's musings on his blog, Neumannic Times.