Scholar Stories


Special Education

Lisa is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education in Minnesota. Her passion is in working with children who have special needs. Of the children that she works to help, she says, “I have spent all of my adult life working to improve the lives of these unique and precious human beings.” Lisa currently works two jobs, cares for her two sons, attends school, and provides support to children diagnosed with developmental disabilities and autism. She dreams of one day making a larger impact by becoming a licensed teacher. “Seeing my efforts lead to my students’ successes, I am filled with joy and pride. I know I am doing exactly what I was created for.”