"As a non-traditional student with much determination, I graduated with a Master of Arts degree in the field of Elementary Education and Special Education. My course of study was challenging, but I graduated with a GPA of 3.8 in June of 2000. Now that I have retired after 14 years of teaching, I miss those "aha!" moments when children experience success even if they believe they cannot. As someone who has taught students with special needs of all kinds and various degrees of disability, I feel I"