What does it mean to be a professional in early childhood?
Is my approach to children and families as well as to issues in the early childhood field consistently show respect and empathy, and I am sensitive towards equity and social justice concerns related to children and families?
· Do I have committed passion for the early childhood profession and demonstrate this in all aspects of my work with, and on behalf of, children, families, and the early childhood field?
· Do I increase my knowledgebase of the early childhood field through reading professional journals, attending conferences, and networking with other professionals in the field?
Use this as an opportunity write the ways in which you have already grown and need to continue to grow in the field of early childhood development.
Assignment length: approximately 1-2 pages APA style