When I began this journey 18 months ago, I thought it was going to be easy. But when I started on my first assignment I thought, what have I gotten myself into?! Things have changed since the last time I was in college. The thought of completing my Master’s in the fall of 2018 seemed… Continue reading Time Well Spent
*The first international organization that appealed to me was Children International. Their mission is to provide four things to children: to be healthy graduates, educated, empowered and employed. Because these for things are all interconnected and essential to achieving the big goal in helping break the cycle of poverty (CI, n.d.). As far as health… Continue reading Jobs/Roles in the ECE Community: Internationally
The first national organization that interested me was the National Organization on Disability (NOD). It is a private, non-profit organization that began in 1982 promoting the full participation and contributions of America’s 57 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life. I think this is a great CoP project that individuals with disabilities can… Continue reading Jobs/Roles in the ECE Community: National/Federal Level
The three local organizations that appealed to me was The Bell Center, Childcare Resources and The Alabama Association for Early Care and Education. I chose The Bell Center because they are dedicated to helping children from birth to 3 who are at risk of developmental delays. The center helps serve over 100 children in 7 different… Continue reading Exploring Roles in the ECE Community: Local and State Levels
First of all I would like to thank the Academy, well in this case, Walden University for accepting me into the Master’s program! Second, I would like to thank my parents for supporting me the past 39 years and encouraging me to keep going and get my Master’s degree. Next I know my kids can’t… Continue reading Thank You!
When I think about the term adjourning, I think about bands or singing groups that disband because of declining record sales or they’re just not getting along with each other. But many groups adjourn to take on different projects or just to spend more time with their families. Remember I’m shy and don’t venture out… Continue reading Team Building and Collaboration
I know this conflict is nothing like what my other colleagues have written about but for someone who doesn’t like conflict and stays in their classroom doing what they’re supposed to, trouble has to find me, I don’t go out looking for it! This is the only thing I could think of. I had this… Continue reading Nonviolent Communication