What personal qualities and/or skills are necessary to be successful in your position? You need to be organized, resourceful, research, and care. All these you usually learn throughout your teaching career.
What interpersonal skills do you find most important, and why? Listening and empathy. She finds these the most important because you have to listen to your students. You cannot just assume you know about your students, you have to listen to what they tell you. You have to have empathy because you have to care about them. If you do not care about them, then you are not going to be able to teach them because why would they listen to someone who does not care about them.
What do you wish you knew about teaching before you entered the profession? Mrs. Pascale wished that she knew that it is okay to let it take on your life. What she means by this is it is okay for it to affect you. You can take it home with you, and worry about it, because that is what happens when you become a teacher and you care.
How does a person in your position become licensed? You need to have your bachelor's degree and take a praxis test. Then after that you need four years of classes and projects.