My name is Alyssa Fusco and I am on the path to becoming a special education teacher. In the course of my first few weeks in the Special Education course, I am not only learning how to be a better teacher, but training my mind in such a way that I can improve the lives of others. My interest in working with students with disabilities stems from my experience with Senior Experience at Calhoun High School. This program has developed a framework for my future career aspirations by observing how not only the faculty can make a difference in these students lives, but also the teachers facilitate an environment that promotes the integration between students with and without disabilities. Through mainstreaming these students, Calhoun High School showed me what type of difference I could make in the world through combining my passion for teaching and the place students with disabilities hold in my heart.
All conscientious teachers are interested in their students’ success, believing fervently that success in the classroom can propel success in life. Student achievement becomes the teacher’s motivating force; those devoting their lives to education do so emboldened by a recognition of education’s promises and prospects.
Professional dispositions are defined as the values, commitments, and professional ethics that influence behaviors towards students, families, colleagues, and communities and effect student learning, motivation, and development as well as the educators own professional growth. Dispositions are guided by beliefs and attitudes related values such as caring, fairness, honesty, responsibility, and social justice, For example they might include a belief that all students can learn, a vision of high and challenging standards, or a commitment to a safe and supportive learning environment (NCATE, 2002).
The main focus of this paper will be a Profession Identity Statement, where I will state my experiences and areas of interests. The Professional Identity Statement is important for those who are graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree because it allows the student to adequately articulate oneself when discussing future career or graduate school goals. The Statement also allows students to reflect and understand their own goals, so they are able to answer questions about their plans after graduation and have an idea of what one would like to do. It is important to have some sort of understanding of the direction an individual would like to go in after graduation or else it could lead to a delay in possible opportunities. My Professional Identity
Using examples relevant to your discipline, define professional identity as it relates to health and human services delivery and discuss and consider how industry, professional and quality agencies guide the provision of safe and effective patient or client care in your discipline.
Ethics is a comprehension of the way of contentions emerging from good goals and how best we may manage those (Noble, 2007). Morals does not choose what is ethically right or wrong; rather it considers how we ought to act better in the light of our obligations and commitments as moral agents (Noble, 2007). We are all molded by our own encounters, recollections, feelings, and learning influencing our observations, thinking and judgment of individuals and circumstances. These elements contribute to a person’s worldview, professional philosophy, and moral compass- the ability to judge wrong and right and act accordingly. The purpose of this paper is to describe this author’s professional moral compass, which is coordinated by different inspirations, interests, and values.
On May 27, 2011, I sat in the crowd of thousands of people waiting to see the cheer from the football field. No, this wasn’t a professional football game, or even a college game. This was the graduation and commissioning of 1000 men and women from the United States Naval Academy. As the covers of all the former midshipmen went into the air, and the crowd went wild, I stood in awe, speechless. Even as an 11 year old boy, I knew that I wanted to be that young man standing on the ten yard line, in an immaculate white uniform, jumping up and down and hugging his buddy next to him. As I read stories and biographies of men like Marcus Luttrell and Chris Kyle, some of the most courageous men in the world, I realized my calling in life. I was to be an officer in the United States Navy.
This class has overall been one of my favorite classes that I have taken over the past four years five years at DeSales. I learned more than I expected and have implemented some of these learned lessons towards simple excel calculations into my work at my job. For my chosen project, I decided to take a look at one of my hobbies. During my senior year I took a personal finance and discussed with one of my professors about my collection of trading cards. The result of this conversation, had me start thinking about the overall value of my collection for insurance purposes and if I ever sold the collection.
I learned all the important aspects that a teacher needs to have to be excellent, from the passion to work with the children to how organize the environment to facilitate the learning; also how to collaborate with families, colleagues, to research and increase constantly own knowledge personally and professionally. How to use strategies and create a curriculum that will keep children engaged and challenged in their thinking.
I have wanted to work in the medical field since I was little girl, but just recently grew sure in what I specifically wanted to do. I have chosen to pursue a career in healthcare administration. I know that that there are a lot of preparations to do to get there, but I know that I can make it. My decision to attend Kaplan University is just one of many steps to take to achieve my goal. Kaplan is going to help me to earn the degree I need, but I am the only one in control of the personality traits and skills I need to obtain the position I seek. In this paper I will address all of these things including where I see myself in 5 years.
Teachers which excel in the profession of education are those who are continuous learners. At the end of the day, teachers who continuously focus on bettering themselves, their classroom, and adapt their learning environment to meet environmental changes, excel in the profession. A teacher which strives to excel is critical of themselves. They work to improve their lesson plans even when they feel they are perfect. A teacher which excels uses veteran teachers as
Like many of the children growing up in a struggling socioeconomic community, I wanted to obtain a profession that would change my family dynamics, serve my community, and make my parents proud. Most children have dreams of becoming a doctor, lawyer, policemen, or firefighter. Although, they are prideful professions, I had visions of a career that rarely came up in daily conversation. If fact, it was so far from the mainstream during that time, high school guidance counselor were tasked to seek out possible candidates for the career field. I was selected as one of the prospects for a career that not many children in my neighborhood spoke of. As an 11th grader, I was invited to attend a two week seminar at the
When I think about teachers that I have had in the past, several different ones come to my mind. Each of these educators stands out in my mind for a variety of diverse reasons. Whether it is their sense of humor, their tactfulness, their love of the subject matter, their fanatical and sporadic behavior, or their yearning to be childish themselves, I can still remember at least one quality of every teacher I have ever encountered. Every one of these teachers conveyed subject material to their students just as they were educated and employed to do. However, I trust that every professional in the world has an abundance of opportunity for improvement; teachers could discover and improve themselves merely by having
Being a teacher is not an easy task as many people could think. To be a teacher does not only imply to know the subject to be taught, it also includes being willing to constantly improve oneself integrally, as much as updating the resources and materials one uses in teaching. Reflecting and analyzing over and over again the best way to teach to learn and how to make students to extend what has been learned. The many hours spend in the classroom will never be enough to plan lessons, prepare materials, review pupils tasks and exams, as well, all the administrative requirements one has to cover for whatever institution we work. Besides all this a good teacher, a professional one, will have to find the time to keep preparing to improve