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My Purpose and Vision as an Education Professional 1
Specialization Self-Assessment 3
My Long-Term Goals 3
Creating a Professional Vision
My career began 27 years ago as a school based speech pathologist in New Jersey for seven years. I am currently a special education teacher/special education coordinator for a charter school located in North Carolina. I have been in this position for four years. Prior to this position, I was a special education advocate for families trying to navigate the special education process, as well as a certified therapeutic riding instructor for PATH International. Ov...
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...e that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.” (Tracy, n.d.) I hope to become a “mover and shaker” in the field of special education by filling the gap for those students with moderate cognitive disabilities.
While starting a private school seems like an overwhelming task, I know that this goal is absolutely attainable. I have served on two boards of directors for start-up non-profit organizations which serve special education students, so I know the work necessary to take a vision to reality. I also believe that my current positon as EC Teacher and EC Coordinator are challenging my skills and preparing me for what lies ahead. Finally, there is a school in Charlotte, North Carolina, Philip’s Academy, doing very similar work to that of the school I wish to start. Finishing my degree is j
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