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Becoming a Special Ed Teacher Was Easy: I Was Breathing (MAMIVERSE)


Becoming a Special Ed Teacher Was Easy: I Was Breathing (MAMIVERSE)

I’ve never been a patient person. Not at almost 34 and definitely not at 22. Yet, after graduating from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, I took a profession where patience, understanding and even more patience is needed. I became a Special Education public school teacher.

My formal training was nonexistent. Unless two summers teaching creative writing to middle school students counts as real world experience. At the time, I knew I wasn’t prepared to teach. I wasn’t even sure I wanted to teach. I was fresh out of college. I had emailed resumes and cover letters for months and had yet to receive a call back from NBC, ABC or CBS. I wanted to be a star! I also needed a job. And the NYC Department of Education needed…bodies.

It was September 2000. Read the rest on Mamiverse!

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