"I am a retired fully certified teacher who recently reentered the career as a paraprofessional working with autistic students at Doris Klaussen Developmental Center in Battle Creek. I hold a B.A. degree in English and a M.A. in comparative literature, have completed all English Ph.D. requirements except my dissertation, and also worked three years towards a B.S. in chemistry. My past experience encompasses many years of middle school science teaching in public and parochial systems as well as ad"