When thinking about lifelong careers, people ponder about what they picture themselves doing happily for the rest of their lives. At a young age, children want to become an actor, painter, or even a princess. As we grow up, our plans from our childhood might change.
Current teachers at James Buchanan had other thoughts in mind besides being a teacher. When looking for jobs, some teachers got certain jobs that would earn them a college credit. Others found jobs that they were interested in and later had the criteria needed to become a teacher.
Now that they are teachers, when asked the question, If you could go back in time, would you go straight to becoming a teacher and forget about your past occupation?, they all answered the same way. No. The experiences that teachers endured at their past occupations helped to formulate and decide their career option of becoming a teacher.
What was one crazy, weird, or enjoyable job that you had before teaching?