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Journey into Education and Teaching
JET

Cohort 4 Profile

Bristol Community College

The candidate quotes are excerpted from the personal statements they wrote as part of the application process, in answer to the question, "why do you want to teach?

indicates those who have transferred to the JET program at UMass Dartmouth and their UMD cohort number.

Sandra Burgess: The JET Program is the perfect opportunity for me to take what I have to offer in the field of education to the next level. Heather Correia: The JET Program is the perfect opportunity for me to take what I have to offer in the field of education to the next level.
Jessica Gonsalves: I feel my thirst for continuing my education through the JET Program will enable me to enjoy the process of reaching my professional goal. Kelly Jarabek: I am happy to become a teacher so I can be more involved in helping students get the education they deserve.
Shakina Hampton: The JET Program will allow me to accomplish my goal of becoming a teacher and making a positive impact on the lives of the children in my classroom. Laura Kubik: The reason I want to teach is I love children and enjoy sharing ideas with other teachers to motivate and energize my students.
Josh Major: I feel I was meant to have a career in this field of education and have been able to build a connection with my students. Joseph Ponte: Now is the right time for me to pursue my degree in Education in the JET Program.
Jeffrey Raimundo: The experiences I have gained from working in education have influenced my decision to become a teacher. I feel I can relate to the many challenges these students face on a daily basis. Christine Ross: I have chosen the JET Program at BCC to pursue a degree in education and also discover if I want to continue in Special Education or become a Mathematics teacher.

Jeffrey Ziewacz: I want to become a teacher because I enjoy working with children and I feel my upbeat personality has a positive influence on my students.

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