I learned to change my perspective
"It’s the education I learned in Cognitive Intervention class that changed me. I learned to change my perspective. If I change the way I see things, I can change the way I react to things; I can change my destiny."
Monica Bennett-Oakley, former offender/college graduate
Other Success Stories that may interest you:
NEW - We can learn and be successful - "My life is proof that we can learn and be successful and stay out of trouble."
Former Windham student becomes successful electrician - Garrett Stanley, a wonderful story of success in life after incarceration.
Monica Bennett-Oakley: In Cognitive Intervention class, persistent Windham teacher helps woman change life choices, change destiny - "You have changed my life forever, Mrs. Bohne," Oakley told her former Windham School District teacher, Pam Bohne. "What you told me in class changed my life. What you taught me was, 'If you change your choice, you can change the reaction to everything that is going on in life.' Thank you so much!"
NEW - I had given up on myself - "I could barely read or write and didn’t even realize I had given up on myself… a great teacher from WSD taught me how to believe in myself..."
NEW - I now have a good job - "My Windham teachers showed patience, effort, and kindness; they were very helpful"