Life of an NEA, Another Perspective. What Do You See? Me organized? If I have enough sticky notes I will always be organized! Managing as a NEA with My Crazy Life How can I be the most effective NEA when my life Is so crazy, busy, and hectic, but also very fulfilling, rewarding, and wonderful! 1. Plan a yearly calendar and schedule once a year. You need a planner! A. Know when to schedule B. Have set places to teach. 1. Delta Sands Apartment Complex: 1st Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm. 2. Mt. Catherine Manor: 2nd Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm. 3. Central Utah Mental Health : 1st Wedneday of the month at 11:00 am. 4. Kanosh Paiute Indian Reservation: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 4:00 pm. 5. Special Needs Adults: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11:00 am. 6. Delta Youth Activity Center: twice a month at 3:45 pm 7. Delta and Fillmore Food $ense/4-H Cooking and Nutrition Youth Class: 3rd Wednesday/2nd Wednesday at 3:30 pm. C. Our NEA schedules are fexible! Plan your NEA schedule around your life! 2. Have files with lesson plans prepared. 3. Repeat the lesson topic all month. 4. If you have a down day, or no classes, and paperwork is caught up, Get Ahead! 5. Keep master copies of the handouts, recipes, and letters to parents. 6. Keep all information about the class on your roll. 7. If you have time between classes fill out paperwork. 8. Use efficient, proper, and clean containers to hold supplies, equipment, and food. 9. Go to bed early the day before you have lots of classes or don’t schedule until later in the day. 10. Find joy in your job as an NEA!!!!