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Early Educational Experiences
As I look back at my educational experience I realize I did not have a clear vision of where I wanted to go after high school. All I knew is that I had to go to college and get my degree to feel like I had accomplished something in my life. I also could not let my parents down. I wanted them to see one of their three children with a college degree and a career. Although this was my intention, there have been many detours on my path to obtaining a college degree. Life took me in a different direction and I often walked aimlessly throughout most of my adult life experiences. For many years I thought maybe college was not meant for me until I started to question my future. Then everything in my life started to guide me in the direction of teaching. It was a career I never would have imagined myself doing but it brought out my passion and drive to educate the children in my neighborhood schools…

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