Jaquasia completed an interview with a paraprofessional in order to learn more about what her job entails and what her day-to-day work looks like. Please see the transcript of her interview below.
What is your full name?
What is your job title?
What is your place of employment?
Portage Community High School
How long have you worked in Portage Public Schools?
What schools did you attend and what degrees do you have?
I went to Douglas MacArthur High school in Saginaw, Michigan and graduated from WMU with a bachelor's degree in finance.
Why did you decide to work in this position for so long?
I liked to stay with kids to help them to graduate from high school, to believe in their abilities, and to become productive citizens.
What is the hardest part of your job?
When people give up on themselves and I'm not able to help them accomplish what they have the potential to do and be.
Do you have any advice in choosing a career path?
Choose something you enjoy and are passionate about. It makes a difference if you want to go to work every day.
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