The Principal just called me to tell me I got the teaching assistant job!! He said that he was blown away by me, and the wonderful things people said about me just affirmed what his instincts already saw. He said he is so excited about me being a part of his school and this district, and sees this only as a stepping stone for me within the district, that ultimately he sees me teaching and working my way up higher within it..that the sky is the limit, and he knows this is going to be a great partnership. He said we have the same philosophies on education, and that he is so glad I am still available and want the position, because anyone that were to have gotten me would be very lucky. So, now I am officially an *almost* teacher! Thanks so much for all of the well wishes and good thoughts!!