[nobe-l] introduction and seeking an advise
Hank & Dawn
illibrium at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 1 10:12:22 UTC 2011
I am not teaching yet, but I wanted to suggest looking into teaching Russian. Or maybe becoming a translated. Don't let fear stop you.
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On Feb 28, 2011, at 17:25, "Tatyana" <tagriru at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'd like to introduce myself. My name is Tatyana,
> I'm blind, I live in Maryland near Washington DC.
> I recently got my Russian diploma transferred into US equivalent. I have a master degree in education and I'd like to find a job. I don't have any working experience in the states, and have no knowledge about studying or working in the US public schools as well.
> After graduation, in Russia, I didn't work as a teacher in a school. The only experience I had with teaching is practicing in a children school while studying in a college in Russia. It was 15 years ago.
> My vocational counselor from blind services suggests to use my degree in education and conceder a job in a public children school.
> I have great doubts as a blind plus not native English speaker, and one who neither studied in US schools, nor had general knowledge about them, should I work toward getting teacher's job or something else.
> I have tons of questions and uncertainties. Please help me decide on that. What the pros and cons are in my situation. I think I'd prefer part time job in general since I'd like to have more time dedicated to my family.
> Please write to me
> tagriru at gmail.com
> Thank you very much to all.
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