I am going into my 7th year of teaching and have been teaching in a self contained classroom the whole time. I started as lateral entry and got my degree while I was teaching. It was the best way to learn.
I have to differentiate all lessons to fit the unique needs of my students.
I received teacher of the month last school year.
I have a Bachelors's degree in social work and a master's in special education. I spent a lot of time doing different jobs before I decided SPED was right for me. I had an aunt with Down Syndrome who influenced this decision.
I have been married for 5 years and have an amazing 3-year-old daughter who is the light of my life.