Ana Garcia is a Chicago native who knows that teaching young children and serving in a low-income community is part of her life's purpose.
More about Ana:
Q: Where is home for you?
A: Home is Chicago.
Q: What is your year and major?
A: I am a junior majoring in Early Childhood Education with an ESL and bilingualism endorsement.
Q: What do you enjoy about the campus experience, so far?
A: The Bible study at UI Cru is super fun! I get to meet new friends, go on new trips and make new memories.
Q: How did you know you wanted to go into the field of education?
A: I love helping others, and I knew that teaching small children would fulfill a part of purpose in my life. After I graduate, ideally I want to teach at Little Village Elementary School (Chicago) because it is a low-income majority Mexican school.
Q: What do you enjoy about the College of Education?
A: How understanding and positive everyone is. I love all of my classmates and their kindness for each other! My instructor for CI 422, Jadyn, helped me through my depression and connected me to the Counseling Center for help. She gave me her personal phone number and checked in on me.
Q: What is a fun fact about yourself?
A: I love brownies and airheads!!!!
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