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I am writing this letter to highly recommend Shawna Moore as a candidate for employment in your school district. Initially, I met Shawna when she worked as a substitute teacher for my special education program. When she needed a more consistent schedule she asked to be considered for paraprofessional position. Fortunately, we were able to hire her to work in a class with students who had significant needs. When one of the students was transferred to a private facility, Shawna followed the student. In this role, Shawna served as an instructor at a private facility for students with significant behavior issues and/or autism. Upon request, Shawna transferred back to Keystone to work with a student who was being educated in a similar program …show more content…

In the nine years since I have known Shawna, I have never seen her walk away from a challenge, especially when it involves a child. She not only set high goals for herself, but she instills this drive in her students. She applauds them when they reach a goal, but can also provide the support when they fail.

Typically, a new teacher has a limited amount of experience and requires a significant support; however, with the experience and knowledge Shawna has obtained in the classroom, she will be an experienced teacher at a beginner’s salary. She not only has book knowledge; but she has practical experience in educating students and their families. She has worked with some of the most difficult students in our setting.

Shawna has many great talents, but I will address some that describes her performance in the classroom. I have found Shawna to be an excellent communicator. If she does not know or understand, she asks for clarification. In addition, she is extremely organized, reliable and creative and will follow directions of her supervisor. She can work independently and is able to follow through to ensure that a job gets done. Shawna is flexible and willing to work on any project that is assigned to her. She is quick to volunteer to assist in others. Her biggest asset is that she cares about her students. Her students become attached to Shawna because they know her actions

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