My Dream Of Becoming A Teacher Essay

829 Words Dec 4th, 2015 4 Pages
When asked, young girls will often tell you that they would like to be a teacher when they grow up. I was no exception. For many of my young years, if asked, I would not hesitate to say that I was going to be a teacher! Somehow, I ended up being a radio announcer. While I am truly fortunate to have found a job straight out of high school that I was able to make a career out of for the past 17 years, I always regretted not following my dream of becoming a teacher. As life went on, I got married and had 2 beautiful daughters. As my daughters got older and I spent more time involved in their activities, I spent more time with children in their age groups. For example, I volunteered at their preschool, coached many seasons of AYSO soccer, and served on the board for my daughter’s swim team. Being around children learning new things is that something that I find exciting and very rewarding, and this rekindled my desire to be a teacher. That is how I found myself back in school at the age of 32 pursuing my teaching degree.
I feel that this class, Introduction to the Teaching Profession, has really helped me to look at certain aspects of becoming a teacher that I might not have considered before. This class helped me achieve my role of being a teacher by allowing me a glimpse of important issues that I need to be aware of in my journey. Throughout this semester I have evaluated, researched, and analyzed not only my own experiences and personal beliefs but also the expectations…

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