PERSONAL PROFESSIONAL STATEMENT
WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN ECE PROFESSIONAL
1-It takes all sorts of passion – You have to know the value of teaching future citizens and leaders. You have to love kids, love unconditionally and with understanding. It’s passion for the Lord, and love for the home and the child.
2-Training – You can never learn too much: from entry level courses to your masters, continuing education, and “the school of hard knocks”. It all is valuable.
3-Involvement in Early Childhood Education: associations, advocacy issues, food program and the on the web. We need to be agents of change and improvement in the field.
4-Resource Gurus - Know how to get what you need to do your best: parent information, wellness, quality standards, etc. Learn the buz words: accreditation, young star, CEUs, conference, etc.
5-Application – We need to be able to apply our passion, education and experiences to our daily lives and work with children.
“But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” James 1:22