My Experience At Oakwood Elementary School Essay

961 Words Aug 13th, 2016 4 Pages
Whenever I am asked who inspired myself to become an educator there is always one person that comes to my mind, Mrs. Toloskiewich. She was my second grade teacher at Oakwood Elementary School. Mrs. Toloskiewich was the teacher that made some kind of impact of each and every one of her students whether it was helping them find their talents and skills, or like myself, showing them their true calling in life. It was in her classroom at the young age of seven, that I made the decision to become a teacher that was going to change lives, and I give all of my thanks to her.
There are so many words to describe a teacher like herself, but just a few are thoughtful, devoted, enthusiastic, passionate, and remarkable. I have so many wonderful memories in her classroom that have made me into the student, person, and future educator that I am today. I could go on describing all of the extraordinary attributes Mrs. Toloskiewich possesses which inspired me to be an educator, but the memories and experiences I had in her classroom are truly the reason why I aspire to be a teacher like herself.
One of the most life changing moments with Mrs. Toloskiewich was during the first day of school. I transferred schools that year, even though I begged my mother not to. I had an overwhelming amount of tears in my eyes as I stepped foot into her classroom. I did not know a single person at the school and it caused an immense amount of negative thoughts in my head as I took my seat. The very first…

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