Preparing a Professional Portfolio
Having a professional portfolio to share with the interview team is a way of extending their understanding of your professional beliefs and competency.
- A portion of your portfolio is the philosophy and beliefs you have about learning
- How well do you know yourself?
- Collecting evaluations, feedback from practicums, performance reports, etc.
- Official papers, record of courses, transcripts, degrees, diplomas, certification, license
- Responses from your professors or mentors that you value
- A record of community experiences and volunteerism
- Significant artifacts such as pictures, writing, research
- Record of other non-teaching qualifications, for example, valid first aid
- List of conferences, workshops, etc. that you have attended or provided
- List your participation on committees, planning teams, sports teams, educational travel groups
- Record awards, scholarships, special recognitions