Essay Want to Be Teacher

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I am interested in working with Special Education Autism or development delay child as Teacher Assistant. I am very well qualified and would be an asset to the school because of my experience working as a teaching assistant for Autism child for 2 years with home based program. I am familiar with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). I would like to continue to develop my teaching skills while creating a challenging and fun learning environment for students. I have a New York Sate Teaching Assistant Certification Level 1. Currently my certification is on the process therefore I cannot give my license number. For your review, I have attached my Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills Test (ATAS) passing result. Since I graduated as Office Technology major from Baruch college, I was working as a PC instructor. Everyone has progressed to where they are in life because they had a teacher. A teacher is defined as someone who gives instruction and communicates skills. Our children are our future, and they need to be prepared for the future or they will not be successful in the working world. Teaching makes a difference in them, because it gives them tools to help them be successful in the future.   I would like to tell you why I would like to become a special education teacher and what has led me to this decision and why I want to become a teacher.           I have chosen to become a teacher because I myself am a product of someone whom I consider to be the best teacher in the world. As a child in Virginia, I was inspired by a wonderful coach and teacher named Mr. Scott Nunnaly. Mr. Nunnaly taught me that any dream was possible. If I put my mind to accomplishing any goal I could make it happen. Mr. Nunnaly inspired me to be the best I could be at anything I wanted to be. Through my childhood and

in to my adult life I have had other important teachers who inspire me to accomplish my dreams. These wonderful inspiring people in my life have helped me in my decision to...
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