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Grad School

  • Date Submitted: 07/23/2010 12:09 PM
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“Run boy Run,” screamed my coach-mentor-dad. Ever since I started to do track and field at the age of nine, sports have always been an integral part of my life. Over the years, I have played many different sports; soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis and cricket. I have participated in these sports both at the high school level and at the adult level including, now playing cricket in two separate leagues in New Jersey. I have been passionate about pursuing a career in sports for several years, but as an undergraduate in Jamaica and graduate student in New York, I concentrated on getting a solid background in math education. After graduation, I started teaching and I have enjoyed and gained much from my time in the classroom but I am now at a crossroad. I am currently looking for a program that will enhance my leadership skills. At some point in the near future I hope to obtain a PhD in Sports Administration. Completing the masters program at your institution will not only fulfill career passion but also provide me with a broad background of knowledge that will help me enter the field of Sports Administration.

I am currently a high school Mathematics teacher at LREI (Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School) located in Manhattan, New York. I teach Geometry, Algebra 1 & Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus. My duties include creating syllabi, exams, assignments and experiential activities. As a teacher, I aim to provide meaningful learning experiences. Besides planning lessons, grading homework, and preparing report cards, communicate effectively with and engage parents concerning students’ progress. During the fall, I am also the assistant soccer coach. During the winter and spring respectively, I coach Junior Varsity Girls Basketball at Columbia Prep and Varsity Track & Field at Chapin, a girls’ high school. My duties include but are not limited to, practice and game preparation and overseeing academic progress of student athletes. In the summer...

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