I believe success is measured in many ways and every student has the capacity to learn. When and how that occurs is brought to fruition on an individual bases. I discovered that I wanted to do something in the science field when I was in high school in a small city, Saginaw, MI. After taking a microbiology course, I decided that I would major in Biology in college. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.
A couple of years later, I relocated to Baltimore, MD to work at a service company that tested blood and serum for bioavailability studies. Then, a few years later, I landed a position as a laboratory technician at Morgan State University. I was responsible for running all the labs in the Biology department. I spent 8 wonderful years in Baltimore MD. It?s my second home! I love the east coast! This is where I met my husband, Chinn, got married, and had our first child, Samantha Adaeze.
After relocating from Baltimore to San Jose, we had our second child, CJ. Fast forward, I?ve taught at two public high schools (Willow Glen High School & San Jose High Academy) and one private (Notre Dame San Jose) before coming to St. Elizabeth Elementary. Working at St. Elizabeth?s is a reminder of the commitment I made when I decided to marry a Nigerian. Although we (faculty/staff) come from different locations or part of the country, and for others, outside of the country, we share and express our individual cultures, resources, time, and space with each other and the community. It is a mindset that has been subconsciously ingrained in my mind for which I am truly grateful.
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