Why I Want to Be a Teacher

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Why Do I Want To Become A Teacher?
Everyone has gotten to where they are in life because they had a teacher. By definition, a teacher is someone who gives instruction and communicates skills. The lives most impacted by teachers are those of our children. Teaching makes a difference in children, because it gives them tools to help them be successful in the future. Our children are our future, and they need to be prepared for the future in order to be successful in the working world. The future of our communities and even our nation lies in the hands of our children. The quality of men and women we develop will impact the future of this nation. Therefore, I see teaching as one of the best ways I can help create a greater tomorrow for our great nation. As a father of four boys, I am constantly amazed at the extent of knowledge my children display in the various fields of science, mathematics, and social studies. Science has been my profession for over 25 years, and now that I feel led to become an educator, I will have a lot in common to share with my kids in that field. As a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ for several years, I am a life changer by calling. Even before I became a minister, I have been a scientist for 12 years and I have always admired the life changing role of teachers in this field and others. All this in mind, I am excited to enroll as a teacher and combine my two great passions. I have taught various classes since 1996 to safety professionals, engineers, environmental specialists, and technicians along with the teachings of religious principles in the continents of Europe, Africa and America. The last few weeks of training I have received have moved me closer to my goal of becoming an educator of great professional standing. I love innovation and am always very excited about putting into practice the concepts I learn. I am ready and willing to face my first days of school with high expectations for myself and my students. Hope,...
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