My Work Experience In Special Education

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Teachers have a unique opportunity to change their community and the world through meeting students where they are, recognizing their potential, and helping students to maximize that potential to develop into the person they are meant to become. They do this through teaching and providing tools, knowledge, and skills to their students inside and outside the classroom. Through making teaching my profession, I will have the opportunity to make a difference in my community and the world through each student I teach. Attending Augsburg for my MAE K-12 Special Education Licensure I will gain the tools, knowledge, and skills that I need to be a leader in making a difference in the lives of my students, our community, and the world.
After graduating from high school, I attended the University of Minnesota in
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I had no clear goals for life or my career. After I started working at Hastings Middle School, I received the suggestion to continue pursuing my teaching licensure in the area of special education. My work experience as a paraprofessional and the encouragement of others has created a spark to work with students with special needs. My coworkers and supervisors encouraged me to seek my teaching license because I work well with students who struggle. I am patient with them and able to explain things so that they can understand them. After much reflection from conversations with various colleges, including my aunt who is a special education teacher, I have decided to set out on the adventure of becoming a special education teacher. As a special education teacher, I will have a job that I will be passionate about, enjoy, and be excited to get up for in the morning. I will be able to make a difference in the lives of my students, their families, the community, and the world. This will allow me to meet my life goal, which is to make a difference in the lives of others and make the world a better

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