My time in high school
Attended high school in the
Overall high school experience
5/10. I went to [High school name omitted] for the first two years and that was a 10. They closed the school and moved us and the next 2 years were at [High school omitted] which was awful.
Grades in high school
A’s and B’s
Science was very challenging and boring to me at the time.
Life since high school
Attended college / university at
Cal Poly SLO
English / Education
Post-graduate education or training
Special Ed Masters
Places lived in US
California, New York
Current occupations / past occupations
Industries I've worked in
Did your education prepare you for your career or occupation?
Has your education or career/occupation trajectory ever changed? How?
Yes, it took me awhile to “find myself” and follow my true path.
A little introspection...
To me, being successful means...
Showing up to something you love and making the world a bit of a better place.
My definition of success has changed over time.
I used to think it was more about money and material things, but now I think your success in life has a lot more to do with following your inner voice.
My greatest accomplishment to date and what I’ve learned from it
My children and my career as a Learning Specialist for dyslexics. I’ve learned a million things but mostly patience and the ability to be okay with ambiguity.
My biggest mistake or regret so far and what I’ve learned from it
I lived with a guy who was a loser for about 4 years and I regret it.
An unexpected event that significantly changed my life and how it impacted me
My mom had dementia when I was in my mid thirties and had small children. Taking care of her was one of the hardest things I’ve done.
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