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Hello to everyone my name is Amp. I am employed with the Family Resource Agency over Tennessee and Georgia Head Start. I have been with them for three years and I'm a head teacher of a three year old classroom of 16 children. Head Start requires a lot of paperwork which is hard to meet deadlines on at times and a lot of pressure but my joy is the children. I hug all 16 of them everyday and tell them that I love them. They are what makes my job so very rewarding. "I LOVE IT".
Growing up I attended 12 different schools from K--12 grades, this made my education very hard. I started working at 16 at KFC and worked there until I was 21. When I was 18 I recieved the position there as assisstant manager. I loved the job. I then had my daughter at the age of 21 and decided to go to work in a factory so that I could spend more time with her. I worked in a factory called Hardwick Clothes and I did sewing there. I continued to work there for a total of about 9 years. I then got pregnant with my son and took a lay off. This is when my life really started going. During my pregnancy I took my GED and shockingly I passed it. Then I enrolled in Cleveland State Community College here in Cleveland, Tennessee. I started school to obtain an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. I graduated with this degree in 2008. During the time I was attending College full time I was also painting houses, inside and/or out proffesionally, and managed being a single mother of my two loving children. I just started school back this year because my daughter wanted me to take a break from school. I worked in a couple of daycares and even did childcare in my home for a while, and then one day I got lucky and the Agency called me to come in for an interview this is when I recieved my current job.
I am a single mother of my 13 year old daughter Allison, and my 5 year old son Tyler. We have a big loving Boxer bulldog with 1/4 lab in her outside, her name is Tabby. We also have a total of three cats. 1 male outside named Cosmo, and two females inside that never go out one is Stripes, she is the youngest out of all the pets and the other cats name is Roxie.
I enjoy spending time with my children and playing farmville on facebook, although I rarely have any leisure time between work,children, and these courses. I am currently working on a Bachelours in Early Childhood and ten plan on going back to CSCC and getting my Masters Degree. I am the only one in my family to have actually went to college and recieve a degree. I love my children and my students more than anything else.

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