Making a Difference as an Educator Essay

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Making a Difference as an Educator

I believe the purpose of an educator is to enhance minds and touch lives. I think it is wonderful that in the country we live in today, that all children are not only given the opportunity for an education, but are forced to take advantage of it. Almost every adult can look back at their school years and think of at least one teacher that has touched their lives in one or more ways. I hope that as an educator that I will have made a difference in many lives and be their motivation to reach their highest goals.

I can not wait to become a teacher. I love to work with children and I love to see them enjoying themselves. I want to become a teacher so I can be given the chance to
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They spend their own money when school funding is low so that they can teach in the way they feel will be most beneficial to their students. They also spend hours of their extra time planning field trips, attending school functions, setting up parent-teacher conferences, and doing fundraisers for their school’s benefit.

After I successfully complete the teacher education program at Concord University, I plan to take my education farther. I plan to attend Marshall University and get my master’s degree. If I am this far in my education, I believe that it would be in my best interest to go ahead and go all the way while I am still young and in the habit of studying and going to school. I plan to attend Marshall University because I have already attended school there before, and I believe they have a lot to offer there. I want to go there so that I can learn from new teachers that I have not had in class before, and expand my horizons.

After I receive my master’s degree, I plan to teach school for a few years. I would prefer to teach kindergarten or first grade, but I will take whatever is available in the area I am living in, being a young and inexperienced educator. After teaching for a few years and getting experience in running my own classroom, I would like to open up my own day care. I have worked at a day care before and I feel
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