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Why I Became a Catholic School Teacher

Why I Became a Catholic School Teacher

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After 27 years in the Computer Sales business, last year, I finished my first year ever as a 4th grade school teacher. Boy, ways I nervous, but it was an extremely rewarding experience. The career change came to me in a rather dramatic way. Allow me to share:

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Gaetan Pappalardo's picture
Gaetan Pappalardo
Teacher, Author, Guitar––Word.


Thank you for sharing your story about entering the field of education. It's a marvelous place that needs spirited individuals like yourself. The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project's blog just posted a couple of pieces on "Why I Teach." Just wanted to share.

Thanks again,


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