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Now onto my Role as an Elementary School Teacher

A little over a year ago I attended a JCPS (Jefferson County Public Schools) job fair.
    A need for substitute teachers had been communicated via the school board and someone had tagged me about it on Facebook.
    As far back as 1994, when I was a freshman in high school, I had mentioned my interest in becoming a teacher. 
    Unfortunately I didn't receive positive feedback.   "I wouldn't want to do that,"     "Oh no, I wouldn't want to be a teacher," were the responses I got and that pretty much stifled my short-lived dream of teaching... way back then!
Of course I donot hold any grudge towards family members that offered their negative feedback at that time in my life.  I believe everyone is doing the best he or she can at any given moment, that includes parents, grandparents, etc.
And as an adult I'm far more tenacious than I was back then!       You have to be or what becomes of your life and dreams right?!     We learn this with time and maturity, bo…