My last hope is one day I would like to become a useful resource person in my Karen community as a professional in education.My fellow ethnic Karen has been fleeing war and became refugees for many decades. Many children did not have educational opportunities because of life they had to go through.It felt amazing that I had the opportunity to continue my education, but I did not know how to make it through my first semester.Tags: Argumentative Essay Criminal JusticeNew Nih Biosketch Personal StatementHow To Write A Good Creative WritingE Learning Business PlanBusiness Plan Outline CanadaWatson Glaser Critical Thinking Practice TestsShort Essay On FootballMethodology DissertationTelus Business Plans CanadaWhat Do You Need In A Business Plan
After I get my teaching license, I am planning to teach at an urban secondary school.
I am also very proud to be part of community education and represent many Karen immigrants in Minnesota.
The following is one of two winning essays composed for the 2012 The Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship.
The scholarship is one of few annual awards that recognize non-traditional students and their pursuit of lifelong learning.
I am originally from Burma (also called Myanmar) and also an Ethnic Karen, one of the very recent immigrants in Minnesota and in many other countries all over the world.
While living in a refugee camp in Thailand, I was hoping for a better life, but I didn’t have a choice or a chance.I attended Century College as soon as I got my GED six months after I resettled in Minnesota.I was the first generation who finished a two year college, and I’m now working on to finish my bachelor degree.I looked up for supports from every resource I could get from college, and surprisingly I made it through smoothly for the last three years.I feel so grateful and honored that I am going to be the first generation in my family ancestry who is graduating from college.I was once like these children and was not happy with my life.Therefore, I hope to be able to help make a difference in these children life so that their dream may come true as other children in the world.My name is Moon Soe, and I am a junior student at Metropolitan State University, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, pursuing a degree in secondary mathematics education.This spring 2012, I am taking four classes at the indicated institute above while also working full-time during weekdays.Then, since 2009 until now, having worked in an urban secondary public school in Saint Paul as an educational assistant, I really love my job as an educator.As a result, I would like to take a step further to become a good educator for the lifelong learning journey of the new generations.