The Pittsburgh Morning Sun recently held a 'Why I Love My Job' contest and a paraeducator was one of the entries:
My name is Luci Sullivan. I am an Occupational and Physical Therapy Paraeducator for children with special needs.
I love my job and think my job is the best job in town.
I am fortunate to work with children and a great team of professionals, administrators, teachers, and paraeducators whose mission is that each child reaches their maximum independence and achieve satisfying and fulfilling lifestyles...
You can continue reading her entry here (scroll a little more than half way down the page)
What about you? Why do you love your job?