Lisa MacLean

How and Why I Returned to School

I believe the most important thing I have learned since I left school with a grade nine education is how important my education should have been to me. I should have taken my education more seriously and completed school. After leaving school I was fortunate to find various jobs in retail. I worked in retail for 29 years and then was laid off due to a shortage of hours. I was sick over my situation. Being a single parent of two children, I didn’t know what I would do. My lack of education was my stumbling block. I felt that my options were narrowed down to retail because that was where my experience was.