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Meet Monica Sloan: Educator & Professional Dancer

 

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Why she joined Purpose In Pumps…

“I joined Purpose in Pumps initially to network with other women and support my colleague.  After attending the launch event, I quickly realized that this was the organization for me.  The topics and interaction from the Pump Rallies have empowered me to take time to reflect on what my purpose is in life.  The events have motivated me to make the dreams that I have always had for myself a reality.  I look forward to future events!”

More about Monica:

Monica Sloan, MS. Ed, is an elementary educator, currently teaching Kindergarten in the DeKalb County School District (Georgia).  Monica graduated from Purdue University earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with a Reading Specialist endorsement.  She later earned her Master of Science degree in Elementary Reading and Math from Walden University.

Although she loves teaching children, she has a passion for dance.  She started dancing at a pretty early age for elementary school talent shows and then dancing with the church in high school.

While studying at Purdue University, she was a member of the Jahari Dance Troupe through the Black Cultural Center.  After graduating college she auditioned and became a professional cheerleader for the Indianapolis Colts.  Both experiences, in college and post-college have afforded her countless memories and friendships.  Monica’s next goal is to open her own dance studio.

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