Let me tell you a little about my history. My
name is Alvonya Ellison. I'm the youngest of three siblings. I'm a
friendly person that speaks her mind and does not hold back. I ask a
of questions so I can understand more about topics with my
Professors and my classmates.
I attended Harry S. Truman High School and I graduated in June of 2004.
main goal was to attend Bronx Community College in the fall, but did
really make up my mind to pick a major. So I enrolled myself in a
non-profit Technology School called Npower inNovember of 2004.
StreetWise Partners had a great agenda that I had to go through in
sessions. They helped me do mock interviews, prepare my resumes,
my skills in Mircosoft Office Applications, attend field trips and
other great opportunitites. I also had a mentor that taught me how to
be succeful in the work world and other tips, after I graduated from
program in the fall of 2005.
I then enrolled at Npower I was in heavy training,
such as in hardware, software, motherboard, setting up computers,
laptops, and installing programs in a four month period. Luckily I
January of 2006. While attending school, I was in a program that was
called StreetWise Partners. StreetWise Partners is a program that helps
young adults to accomplish their goals in a professional manner in a
five month program.
After my gradation, I interned with the Greater of New York then
they hired me two months later. I had the drive and energy that I
had when I was in the I.T field. After two years I changed
became a computer intructor and worked with Senior Citiezns. I love
teaching and showing senior citiezns
new materials, plus they can teach me a
few things about life. I have been working with them for about two and
I even taught the senior
citiezns in the American Sign Language program for an hour in class.
They loved it,
they even taught their own grandchildren. They always have a passion to
learn and they really enjoyed my class. The senior citiezns brought
their friends and loved ones to my class to learn.
I enrolled in LaGuardia Community College to further my education in
becoming an Interpreter or a Teacher dealing with children that are
I chose LaGuardia because LaGuardia has the best professors and
they have lab's with various software applications. My major is Deaf
Studies, but it's under Liberal Arts. When I finish with LaGuardia
Community College, I what to enroll at Brooklyn College to finish my
I want to have more than just a High School Diploma, I want to
myself and prove to everybody that I can do it . If you put your hard
and sweat into it, you can be very successful in life.