Tylan Bailey: Man Who Worked as School Cleaner for 23 Years Bags Teaching Degree

Tylan Bailey: Man Who Worked as School Cleaner for 23 Years Bags Teaching Degree

- Tylan Bailey has been the head janitor at Hightower Elementary School in DeKalb County, Georgia for over two decades

- He recently earned a teaching degree from the Georgia State University in the United States

- Bailey is hoping to land a job as a physical education teacher soon

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After working as the head janitor at Hightower Elementary School in DeKalb County, Georgia for over two decades, Tylan Bailey has graduated with a teaching degree.

Bailey graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in teaching that he hopes to use to become a physical educator, becauseofthemwecan.com reports.

He attained this feat through hard work, which he began when he decided to go back to college and took classes between his hectic work schedules in 2017.

Tylan Bailey: Black man who worked as cleaner of primary school for over 23 years bags teaching degree
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''A lot of people around the building always ask me when do I sleep,'' Bailey said.

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Despite the hectic cycle of combining his studies and work, he finally bagged the degree from Georgia State University.

Bailey is a valued employee at Hightower Elementary as the principal of the school, Sheila Price has asked him to be the commencement speaker at their 5th-grade graduation ceremony.

''He's the kind of person you want in your building, on your side. It's a bittersweet moment because we love him, and we want to keep him here. But we know this is a huge step, and we support him,'' Principal Price said.

Bailey is hoping to land a job as a physical education teacher soon.

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Briefly News previously reported on more good news about a cleaner. A woman finally called it quits on her occupation as a bank cleaner; a job she had been doing for the past 35 years. However, the woman, identified as Julie, left an emotional note for her boss and this got many people talking on social media.

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Sharing the heartwarming note on Twitter, her son, @joecousins89, wished his mum a happy retirement as he stated that she sure had the last laugh with her move against her boss, who he described as awful.

He wrote:

"And this is why I love my mum. She’s been cleaning banks for 35 years and today walked out with this lovely note left for that awful manager. Happy retirement Mum - always have the last laugh eh!"

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