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Witty, Smart, Fast Learning Special Education Paraprofessional

McDonough, Georgia, United States
April 03, 2018

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I have dedicated the past 4 years to helping students that have special needs. I currently have 3 years as a certified paraprofessional (para) in Henry County. I began my journey in a K-2 Severe and Profound (Sid/Pid) class. In the two years I worked in that class, I believe it made me the great para that I am today. Currently, I work as a para in a K-2 transition class at a local elementary school. This class has taught me a whole different set a skills. Between the two classes I have worked in, I have learned love, patience, compassion, and did I say patience? Working in Exceptional Student Education is my calling and my passion. I adore what I do every day. I also believe that I will make a great addition to your work place.

I am a hard worker and am easy

to get along with.

I have great communication skills.

I am willing to learn new skills that

may need improvement.

I taught myself to play Ukulele.

Ukulele is an amazing tool with

students of all ages, and can be

used as therapy.

I am caring and truly love what I


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