Principal Adonna McFarland Retaliates Against Non-Tenured Guidance Counselor

Remember that feeling you might have had when Mayor de Blasio selected lifelong educator Carmen Fariña to be chancellor? Perhaps…just perhaps…things will change for the better. Dignity and respect back to the classroom? We still have a long way to go.

Please read how another young teacher’s career was destroyed. The chancellor knew the story and responded to this educator. Senior Superintendent Laura Feijoo and others involved continue to let this happen.

Read the plea of an educator who was informed they too will join the over 500 educators discontinued in the last two years. This is why educators need tenure protections.

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March 28, 2014

New York City Department of Education

Superintendent Joyce Stallings-Harte

557 Pennsylvania Avenue – Room 201

Brooklyn, NY 11207

Superintendent Stallings-Harte,

I would like to take this opportunity to address the 2013-2014 year end rating I received on Monday, March 24th, 2014.

I can still recall my uncontainable excitement after I accepted the offer to serve as school counselor with Van Siclen Community Middle School in July 2013. It had been a position I had pursued for over three years. During school year 2012-2013 I actually secured a school counselor position with another new school scheduled to transition into the George Gershwin campus under the federal turn-around program. Those plans failed due to a lawsuit by the UFT against the NYC Department of Education. The schools chosen to open under this mandate never did. Although incredibly disappointed by the turn of events I remained resilient and continued on with my search. One full school year later I would be working in the same building under different leadership.

So carrying this excitement I entered this school year with incredible enthusiasm, brimming with creative ideas, and enormous passion for all the possibilities this school year held. I was confident that although I had no previous experience as a school counselor, that my experiences as a classroom teacher, coupled with my extensive work in child welfare would undoubtedly be instrumental to the work I would do this year. I recognized, as did Principal Adonna McFarland, that there would be a learning curve, as I had no previous experience outside of my practicum experience. However, I was committed to learning all I could and demonstrated my commitment to the VSC community by volunteering to be a member of the School Leadership Team and helping to facilitate various after school programming for our students.

Days before the start of the school year, August 30th, 2013, I spoke with Principal McFarland in her office. During this meeting I was supplied with a schedule that indicated that I would be effectively teaching entire classes of students anywhere from 2-3 times a day. In addition she stated, “I did not hire you to service mandated students, I hired you to service the at risk students.” Ms. McFarland continued to explain that in her experience service providers typically recommended services to students, that she believed, the students didn’t necessarily need in order for the service providers to secure their positions in their respective schools. Ms. McFarland also explained that when I went into these classrooms on a daily basis she would consider this as “services rendered” and that I should only follow the IEP mandates if I believed the students needed it.

A few weeks later, on September 30th, 2013, I spoke with Ms. McFarland again in her office. Mrs. Keisha Kemp, UFT Chapter Chair and Special Education coordinator, was also in attendance. Ms. McFarland once again explained that she did not hire me to service mandated students and intended on considering services rendered when I went into classrooms. Mrs. Kemp quickly interjected explaining that this could not happen as the IEP stipulates length of time, group size, and location in which the service should be rendered. Principal McFarland immediately begun to scream angrily stating, “Keisha, don’t tell me sh*t about compliance early in the morning! Everything in this place is out of f*cking compliance.” Ms. McFarland then asked me to leave. After a few minutes she invited me back into the office and reiterated her previous sentiments.

Frankly, I was flabbergasted by Ms. McFarland’s directive. In both my graduate level training and internship experience I had never witnessed such blatant disregard of students IEP mandates. In my experience a school counselors primary role is to provide counseling services to mandated students as per their IEP mandates. To not do so is in direct violation of US Federal Law (IDEA). I wanted so much to interject and share what I knew to be correct. However, I instinctively knew that if I did so I would instantly be under attack and subsequently punished by Ms. McFarland.

 

On September 18, 2013, I attempted to share my perspective with Ms. McFarland regarding one of our special education students CB after she had expressed frustration about his behaviors shortly after he transferred to our school. Ms. McFarland immediately attacked me, shouting at me in her office, stating, “I’ve been around for 20 plus years. When I tell you something don’t ever question me. You need to be careful what you say to me.” She also went on to state, “It concerns me that I hired a counselor who doesn’t see things the way I see things.” She immediately, the following day, requested that I begin to submit weekly counseling activities to her via e-mail. The following week at the Lindenwood Diner, during a staff get-to-together, she openly stated, “I was so pissed with you”. When I expressed confusion Ms. McFarland explained that she became angry when I offered an alternate point of view regarding student CB., and his needs. She went on to explain, “That is why I made you submit your weekly counseling activities. You made me so angry!” Once again this was deeply disturbing.

 

I had observed Principal McFarland threaten to give former teacher Ms. J. Antonucci a 30-day discontinuance before the school year even begun. Ms. Antonucci subsequently resigned. I observed Ms. McFarland belittle our former community associate Ms. C. Walker on a daily basis. She subsequently resigned. Ms. McFarland then shifted her focus to our former math teacher Ms. J. Taylor. Ms. Taylor also subsequently resigned. Unfortunately I was made aware of this information, as Ms. McFarland would often, involve me in the abovementioned events by discussing her negative feelings, about the staff members, with me on a daily basis. Ms. McFarland would even call and text message me after school hours to disparage them. I was deeply disturbed by her actions. I was forced to wonder, who would be next? And how might she treat me if I ever became the object of her disdain? Our school had quickly become a place stained and mired with intimidation and fear.

 

Eventually the inevitable happened; Ms. McFarland shifted the focus to me. I was now the enemy and the subject of her attacks. Principal McFarland’s leadership approach has been incredibly alienating and has communicated intimidation at every turn. She has communicated very clear messages, both verbally and nonverbally, to me that unless I allow her to control my every thought and unless I am in complete agreement with her, on every issue, I will be punished.

  • How could I ever feel safe in this environment?
  • How could I effectively learn and develop as a new school counselor?
  • How could I not be fearful of retaliation?

 

As a probationer I recognized the vulnerable position I was in and knew I had to go along with Ms. McFarland’s plan regardless of how erroneous it was.

 

Our students have essentially gone numerous months, well over two thirds, of this school year without having received their federally mandated services. Here are four student examples of more than fifteen students who have not received their mandated services:

 

  • RD., age X, emotionally disturbed, has never received mandated counseling services as per Ms. McFarland’s directive. On February 24th, 2014 Mrs. Kemp, special education coordinator, requested that I complete RD.’s IEP immediately as his annual review was due in a few days. She asked, “You don’t see him, do you?”  I reminded her of the directive Principal McFarland gave during the first weeks of school. She nodded and asked if I could see him that day at some point. I explained that I could not as I would be in classes all afternoon. She stated she would confer with Ms. McFarland. It should be noted that Mrs. Kemp is in line to become Assistant Principal at Van Siclen Community Middle beginning school year 2014-2015. A few minutes later while performing breakfast duties Principal McFarland approached me to ask if I believed RD. was in need of counseling services. I explained that I do not determine whether a child receives counseling services but that the students’ IEP dictates whether he/she should receive counseling. While I continued to explain the counseling mandates to Ms. McFarland she walked away abruptly. Once upstairs Ms. McFarland informed me that I should begin to provide mandated counseling services to RD. beginning March 3rd, 2014.

 

  • QW., age X, learning disabled, has never received mandated counseling services as per Ms. McFarland’s directive.
  • JH., age X, emotionally disturbed, has never received mandated counseling services as per Ms. McFarland’s directive.
  • MS., age X, other health impairment, has never received mandated counseling services as per Ms. McFarland’s directive.

 

Throughout the course of this school year Ms. McFarland has repeatedly misused and abused my role as a new school counselor. I have been directed to perform duties outside of my license area, duties that have undermined my role as a school counselor. They are as follows:

 

  • absence coverages
  • breakfast duty
  • lunch duty
  • yard duty
  • hall monitor
  • dean (performing punitive measures i.e., calling homes, facilitating detention, covering the SAVE room)
  • submitting grades for the fall 2013 report card cycle
  • attendance officer (conducted home visits at the request of the Principal)

 

Additionally, I teach 2-3 periods per day, every week, as part of the permanent schedule I received from Ms. McFarland on August 30th, 2013. I teach the self contained, 12:1:1 class, 5 times per week. This translates to over three hours of lost instructional time, on a weekly basis, as I am not a teacher and therefore I am not equipped to provide instruction to special education students. Our special education teacher, Ms. ___, is never present when I am teaching class 601. I have also been forced to facilitate extended learning periods, on a weekly basis, since the beginning of this school year. This also translates to 90 minutes of valuable time in which I should have been allowed to provide counseling services to mandated students. This abuse ended abruptly on March 25th, 2014. It is important to note that I was notified of my potential discontinuance on March 24th, 2014.

 

As a school counselor it is imperative that I am given the latitude to remain flexible so that I can be responsive to student needs. Being provided a schedule in which I am constrained within classrooms multiple times a day interferes with my ability to respond to student/parent needs should they arise at any given point during the school day.

 

On Thursday, January 30th, 2014, Assistant Principal Campbell informed me, that I would no longer be working out of the counseling office. I was not supplied with a reason. I wondered how I would complete my duties? How would I store confidential records? How would I ensure confidentiality during counseling sessions and meetings with parents and/or service providers? I was instructed by Principal McFarland to utilize Room 210 and Room 205 beginning February 3rd, 2014. I was also instructed to utilize the computer in the main office. It should be noted that three other professionals share the sole computer in the main office. They are: Parent Coordinator Lee, Community Associate Perez and Attendance Officer Kierstedt on any given day. It has been extraordinarily difficult to negotiate the use of the computer with several other professionals who all have arduous tasks to complete. As a result my ability to complete tasks has been severely compromised. Confidentiality has also been severely compromised. The constant influx of students, parents, and staff members moving in and out of the office space has made it impossible to have any confidential conversation.

 

Most recently, I received an e-mail from Principal McFarland, on March 21st, 2014, informing me that effective March 24th, 2014, I would be relocated to the staff conference room/kitchen to work with students. Room 221 is located at the far end of the second floor apart from all classrooms and students. It contains a refrigerator, microwave, water cooler and refills, food products etc.… Teachers and staff are constantly moving in and out of the room as well. For the first time this school year Principal McFarland instructed me to service mandated students in this room. It should be noted that I also received notice of my potential discontinuance on March 24th, 2014. These kinds of changes are clearly devised to undermine my efforts at being successful in my role as school counselor. Removing, from me, the tools required to successfully complete my professional responsibilities and then subsequently penalizing me when I am unable to complete said responsibilities is unfathomable. It is unjust. It is clearly sabotage. Ms. McFarland has essentially manufactured my failure.

 

Principal McFarland on numerous occasions, beginning on November 4th, 2014, during a meeting, expressed her dissatisfaction with my performance stating, “I regret hiring a new counselor. I should have hired someone with more experience.”  Ms. McFarland has included five disciplinary letters as evidence of my incompetence as a school counselor. I have reviewed each letter several times and remain bewildered by each one. From encouraging a student to discuss a grievance regarding Assistant Principal Campbell with her parent/guardian to making an error, as all human beings do, from time to time, the administrators at VSC have sought to take a punitive approach against me on issues that clearly could have been addressed with a clear conversation. Why choose to go on the attack, and punish without cause, when I have demonstrated total compliance and extreme responsiveness throughout my tenure at Van Siclen Community Middle School?

 

As the instructional leader of Van Siclen Community Middle School I have depended upon Ms. McFarland to guide me professionally and to provide me with immediate feedback concerning my performance as a school counselor. She is charged with the responsibility, both professional and ethical, of providing those under her charge with the resources to improve their professional practice when it requires improvement so that growth and development are evident. How can Ms. McFarland recommend that I be discontinued when I have not been:

 

  • supplied with a written professional improvement plan detailing areas of concern, suggestions for improvement and a realistic plan of action to address these concerns.
  • given an opportunity to attend professional development in and/or out of the school building regarding these areas of concern.
  • given a mentor/coach that worked with me directly to address specific concerns detailed in the professional improvement plan.
  • given the opportunity to work on the areas of concern with a coach/mentor.

This has been extraordinarily painful, as I know with certainty, that under the right leadership my potential as a school counselor is limitless. Principal McFarland’s incessant misuse and abuse of my role undoubtedly points to a severe lapse in professional judgment and should illuminate her inherent inability to develop new talent and to ultimately lead. What will happen to the students of Van Siclen Community Middle School if she is allowed to continue to circumvent the structures put in place to

ensure that students have access to the education and services guaranteed to them under New York State and Federal Law?

 

Superintendent Stallings-Harte, as the leader charged with protecting the educational rights of our most vulnerable students, I ask that you keenly consider my circumstance with discernment, care and balance. Ms. McFarland has worked diligently to erode my ability to do this work. In the past weeks she has forcibly discontinued both my girls and bereavement groups under the guise that she would be rescheduling the time the groups are to be held. It has been well over a month and the groups have not been rescheduled. The students inquire about when the groups will resume on a daily basis. I have been unable to supply them with an adequate response. Most recently Ms. McFarland has begun to interrogate our students after I speak with them asking, “What did she say to you?”  And frequently penalizes students when they attempt to speak with me, yelling, “What are you doing over there” and “Go where you are supposed to be!” Despite Principal McFarland’s consistent attacks I have remained focused on our students. This past Monday morning one of our students, a 12-year old girl, voluntarily came to speak with me about her weekend. The student explained that she recently discovered who her birth father is and traveled to the Bronx, with her mother and siblings, to meet with her paternal grandmother and extended family members for the first time. She was clearly overwhelmed by the experience and expressed feelings of fear and anxiety. I was able to really work with this student on the issues involved, explore the root of her fear and help her get a firm handle on what she can expect to feel emotionally in the coming weeks and months as she explores these new relationships with the paternal side of her family. This is the work I am passionate about and the work I know our students yearn for.

 

The role of a school counselor is a significant one, one that I have not been allowed to carry out as detailed in this letter. It has always been crystal clear, to the entire school community, that I’ve had the best of intentions for our students. I have consistently met them with affirmative energy, warmth, and encouragement. Ms. McFarland has also recognized this as fact on multiple occasions. Despite the arduous circumstances I continue to work with our students to the best of my ability.

 

Approving Principal McFarland’s recommendation to discontinue my employment with the Department of Education will essentially empower her perverse actions, enable her to continue forward with harming the students of VSC, and communicate a dangerous message to the school community that maligning professionals in an effort to mask malfeasance is acceptable. It is not. I remain hopeful that you will, see clearly, all the issues I have outlined and make the appropriate decision that will allow me to continue onward with the career I have worked so hard for. I want to be a school counselor. I am passionate about this work, this community, and our children.

 

Realizing the limitations of the written page, I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you in person in order to address any of your questions and/or concerns. Thank you for your time and consideration.

 

With Warm Regards,

 

 

School Counselor

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She was terminated on April 24, 2014.

What’s her next step? An appeal in a kangaroo court at the DOE and Legal action.

What about the students? What about Principal McFarland?

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the link to sign petition is not functioning.

Matt Nathenson
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Elsi Capolongo is principal who is very abusive to teachers

CW
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CW

No where in this discontinued counselor’s letter does she address the fact that she was discontinued as a teacher! How confidential of her to even list the initials of “affected” students!

CW
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CW

Its funny how you can cite a principal’s name but not the name of this wonderful guidance counselor!

Duncan
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Duncan

These comments are idiotic. Nothing about the counselor’s past could excuse how pathetic this principal behaved, and of course the victim’s name is not published. Are you McFarland, embarrassed to have been called out? If that’s the case: you’re a disease to your community and a disgrace to the profession.

Dumb Duncan
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Dumb Duncan

Duncan you are obviously discontinued too! Are you 501?

Duncan
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Duncan

Ahahahaha, I knew that was you! I’m not, and if I was as fraudulently discontinued as this counselor, you can trust I’d be even madder. Nope, I’m just embarrassed.

Dumb Duncan
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Dumb Duncan

And furthermore Duncan you are quick to call out McFarland’a name how about calling out the other staff members who are happy to be at the school!! How about inquiring about the discontinued guidance counselor a grievances- where are they?! Or no she didn’t file any! Collect all of your facts before you fall for a sob story

Dumb Duncan
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Dumb Duncan

And furthermore Duncan you are quick to call out McFarland’a name how about calling out the other staff members who are happy to be at the school!! How about inquiring about the discontinued guidance counselor a grievances- where are they?! Or no she didn’t file any! Collect all of your facts before you fall for a sob story

Duncan
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Duncan

Listen, I’ve got nothing but respect for teachers who can make a toxic professional environment somehow work for them—this school sadly doesn’t seem to have many of those teachers left. To me, this doesn’t read like a sob story. It reads like a principal’s childish vendetta, and the fact that the principal herself is so clearly carrying that immaturity into the comments here only makes me more upset, and confident that the counselor’s firing was unjust.

Dumb Duncan
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Dumb Duncan

Awe Duncan or disgruntled counselor it’s Friday go out and enjoy yourself!

FDop
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FDop

You state: “Additionally, I teach 2-3 periods per day, every week, as part of the permanent schedule I received from Ms. McFarland on August 30th, 2014”
So I’m wondering…are you from the future? I hate sloppy writing as it undermines your perfectly valid position.

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[…] Lately, I have been so busy with so many tasks and personal things that it has been tough to find time and really sit and write good posts. We have been working on DTOE.org more and really mobilizing other educators. Think of Protectportelos.org as a book on BBQ Steak. You shouldn’t be surprised that almost every page is about steak. EducatorFightsBack.org (protectportelos.org) is about me and my story. DTOE.org however is like a book on “Foods of Spain”, where you will find a variety of different pages of the same general topic (Targeted Educators). Check it out and subscribe. Especially read this story about another targeted teacher fired for speaking up about a disservice to students. […]

George
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George

Although this is only one side of the story, I believe every word!

brie
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brie

the fact that the principal is in these comments immaturely shows her lack of professionalism and character. and i definitely believe you because i remember her from whitman jhs when she was a teacher, she was sooooo ratchet! i was shocked to see her name as principal! this is ridiculous .

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Facts

Concerned Educator
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Concerned Educator

Folks in D17 where McFarland worked as an AP to D16 where she started as a teacher knows how incredibly unprofessional, incompetant and nasty she is. She has always been a snake in the grass. We all have a story….believe me! I wondered for years how she became an AP much more a principal. So disheartening!!! How could this be?

Nimrod
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Nimrod

Gosh, where to start? It’s too bad she wasn’t told of this principal’s reputation and didn’t kowtow for the year in order to keep her job. Isn’t that part of the work world for many people in life? Why didn’t someone explain to her that in the Bloomberg world many of the “at-risk” students are also Special Ed, so she’s still helping them, and the school/principal has a chance to score better on its Progress Reports? Why wasn’t she told that maybe the special ed service providers she speaks about may be doing a decent job at not cost to the principal so she needs her to work on “at-risk”? Is the principal disgusting- yep. Now go find a new job and see if you suck it up the next time when you think about doing it “your way”. Work can suck. You know the DOE can suck. Next. Big picture: too bad the UFT won the court case so this sorry excuse for a principal had a chance to spew her venom for another year at a school that didn’t work. She lost her job. I feel sorry for her. All the kids, especially the Special Ed kids, continue… Read more »

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Shame Shame Shame

It’s sad and embarrassing to sit here and read the comments that are taken place here all by “Educators” esp. Principal Adonna McFarland. The main factor here is being overseen and that’s the students, our children, which Mrs. McFarland have no concern or care for. I’ve watched her terrorize one student, had him crying hysterically, when she told him she was going to call Child Services on his grandmother if he doesn’t act right, because she know he doesn’t live with the mother like he suppose too. Shame, Shame, Shame…. that is no behavior tactic a professional should ever use with a child. I will like to make one important remark, in hopes of saving another employee, whose career can be destroyed by this wicked women (Mrs. Adonna McFarland)!!!! If you are interviewed by someone named Mrs. Adonna McFarland PLEASE RUN!!!! She is wicked, evil, and out to destroy anyone she can not control. Hold tight you will get another job offer. I’m a witness to her destructive character and all other employees left there are not happy “Trust Me.” I’ve never met anyone like her. I’m not out to destroy her, I’m out to prevail from her destruction!!!! Please… Read more »

My god
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My god

Why are principals given so much unchecked power? They can fire and effectively terminate forever an excellent teacher, guidance counsellors career….this is wrong. I believe karma has everyone’s address…but the fallout of the pain caused by these crazy people is ridiculous. Is the chancellor trying to change anything? Is she at all trying to stop this nonsense?

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nycteacher

Adonna McFarland is the DEVIL. While working as an AP at MS246 she mistreated both staff and students. She verbally abused the children and used nasty tactics to ruin the careers of some staff members that didn’t go along with her program. She needs to be investigated and removed.

gabby
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gabby

Ms. Mcfarland was a math teacher at M.S. 246 I am surprised she made it to AP and now principal?!?! She was a very ghetto math teacher, and was very unprofessional. I should know first hand as I was one of her students in her class! Now a teacher in DOE, I was searching for schools to apply to and came upon her name as principal. I did not hesitate to NOT apply to her school! I’ve seen how nasty she could get. SMH.

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Portelos-Does this post solve the age old DOE problem? Does it rectify your current realities? What more can we do to help beside vent? Anyone reading this post will see disgruntled teachers and one student!!! Where were all these people when McFarland was doing wrong? Did they report it? Did the student report it? Is anyone writing letters to the Superintendent or Chancellor? Or do we all know and understand that they cosign what is systematic-We need change and now!!

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I am a student at Vsc and I have fun there. The principal is very nice to me. Even though the school is in a bad area when we’re there we feel safe. Ms.taylor, one.of the reasons she left was her grandmother got sick in New Jersey and she moved there to help her out. I have been there since the school opened and when ms.mcfarland talks to the teachers I always see them laugh after and the teachers are always happy. Plus you can’t say something about some ones school and you do not go there and talk about some one and not even know them. One more thing you all based your statements off one person’s opinion about our school. Did you ever get a statement from one of the students that went there and the teachers that go there now not when the school just started out. That all I wanted to say because I see all these horrible statements about our school and my principle and
and not person who actually goes there said anyanything and no on is basing there statement off of a fact

kayla
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kayla

Don’t people change

kayla
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kayla

People can change at least that’s what my mom says are you guys now going to say she’s wrong to.

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Sooner or later in life, we will all take our own turn being in the position we once had someone else in. It is without a doubt in my mind that Ms. McFarland will put herself in a position that will leave her wishing she was a humble human being. It’s important to realize that just because someone holds a position of leadership, doesn’t necessarily mean they should. This “woman” has taken her position of “power” to an entire new level. I can tell you first hand (as a former employee) that this school “leader” speaks to individuals (students, staff, and parents) as if they are beneath her. She does not work collaboratively with anyone because she feels as though she has the answers for everything! Her attitude is nothing short of disgusting as she would constantly prance her scrawny ass up and down the halls without a word to anyone! I personally had a 7th grade student come to me and ask me if I was “scared” of McFarland. When I told her “No”, she said to me “I am because she’s just so mean; I don’t want to get in her way”. It was the saddest thing ever!… Read more »

TheVILLE
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Well well!!! This blog along with the others say a lot about this “PRINCIPAL” ADONNA! The little ugly Brownsville girl who fu#%ed her way to the top! I can’t believe she’s a principal with the reputation she has within the DOE and in the streets. No one liked you before and no one likes you NOW! You will never be liked! Your being tolerated because jobs/careers are hard to get. So yes you will have a lot of people kissing your “fake” ass, but it’s not genuine! You know of all people I know the truth about that “ass”. You would think after being on your death bed you would be such a humble person! Your lucky to be alive! I won’t touch basis on your illness situation, but you should be thanking GOD! Your such a horrible and wicked human being! ADONNA McFarland is a prime example of a hood rat with a position of somewhat “authority” The worst part is that our future suppose to look up to her! And she’s suppose to give them guidance! Good luck for anyone with kids in her school! Try to sit down with her for about 15 mins and watch the… Read more »

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Hey Laz this sounds so personal!!!

A Woman of G-O-D
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A Woman of G-O-D

In the midst of dwelling in all the filth and mire, my hope, is that Adonna recognizes, “every nail you hammer in your brother’s hand keeps you on the cross.”

Child of God
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Child of God

I second that Adonna McFarland is a nightmare to work for, she is disrespectful, unprofessional and abusive. She does try to use her sexuality to control. I feel so bad for all of her underlings. She needs serious help, the power has obviously made her worse. She might have a good heart, and is probably very wounded, but she can’t be in a workplace until/unless she makes a 180.