(Closed) Teacher bees: What are your favorite shoes to teach in?

posted 6 years ago in Career
Post # 3
5984 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

Hi there!  I really love to wear Bjorn or Clarks brand shoes.  I realize they are a lot more pricey than shoes from Target, but the comfort level is incredible.  You can find them online, at major department stores, and occasionally at TJ Maxx or Marshalls.  ~  Have a great school year!!

Post # 4
270 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Flip flops are the most comfy shoe ever! It’s literally all I wear between April and October! 

Post # 6
746 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@wwbga:  I wear flip flops too! Tevas whenever it’s warm enough, and then I switch to Toms. I have a few pairs of Toms slip-ons and one pair of botas, which I wear all winter. They’ve got enough arch support for me and they’re super comfy.

ETA: I forgot, on the days I want to look nice, I wear Me Too flats. They’re $50 at DSW and last FOREVER and they’re so soft and comfy. I have bunions (yuck) and they’re the only dressy shoe I’m comfortable in. I own them in two colors!

Post # 7
9917 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

I wear flip flops/sandals…and then the rest of the year I wear Danskos.  I know they’re not “cute” or whatever, but they are super comfortable.

Post # 8
871 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

diana ferari – supersoft ballet flats. Super comfy!

Post # 9
11234 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Get some good insoles! I really like just the Target brand Dr. Scholl’s gel knock offs that you cut to fit in your shoes. 

Post # 12
2750 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’m always in heels. Just used to it. 

Post # 13
35 posts
  • Wedding: July 2012

I used to wear flip flops, but this year, my school district changed the dress code and they aren’t allowed. I am VERY upset about this because I’ve spent a lot of money on Naturalizer, Clarks, and Merrill flats and I seriously can’t teach an entire day in them!  Of all the things for a district to legislate, why did it have to be my comfy shoes that let me move around all day?

Post # 14
7904 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I teach in a university, so I have to look quite professional while standing in my shoes, so I rely on Cole Hann shoes with Nike soles. They are expensive, but you can often find them for way cheap on 6pm.com. I certainly can’t afford to pay retail.

Post # 15
11234 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

@RahlyRah:  I’ve suggested this to so many people! My retail coworkers used to ask me how I could stand for hours and hours, what kind of shoes do I wear, etc. and I just told them I get insoles and move them around from pair to pair. Saves me having to go buy new shoes that are probably hideous because I can’t wear sandals somewhere. 

Post # 16
967 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I guess I’m lucky…I am an EA and wear running shoes or flip flops for most part…..

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