A woman identified as Pam Talbert has narrated her journey through life, from being a school Janitor, coupled with hard work, faith and perseverance and rising to a post of an assistant principal, which is the peak of her career.
Pam is a mother of three and resides in the United States and was once a Janitor and has now become the the assistant principal of Istrouma Middle, she had a learning disability that had not been diagnosed but this did not stop her from achieving her dreams.
She also added that for someone who could not read or write, becoming an educator was nothing short of a miracle.
“Miracles happen and you are looking at a miracle. I am a miracle. I could not read and write. I was on a third-grade level,” she said. Pam admitted her kids pushed her to greatness and forced her out of her comfort zone.
Pam stated her kids would tutor her after they returned from school, with this eventually, she managed to go back to school and earn both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Southern University.
‘‘It was very hard, but I persevered because I knew that it was important that I did that,” Pam added. Even more inspiring, Pam and her son are headed to school to earn their PhDs from Southern University. “Despite where you are coming from, or your background, your history or where you live… It is going to be alright if you persevere. If you try,” Talbert said.