Take time to reflect on the work you have done in this course, what you have learned, and how your ideas about professionalism, career opportunities, and professional development and growth have changed, deepened, and/or expanded. With these thoughts in mind, respond to the following:
Describe insights you have gained about what it means to be an early childhood professional. Explain how those insights can make you a stronger professional in the future and help you to benefit young children and families with whom you may work.
Describe a possible career ladder that fits with your current areas of interest in working with young children. Explain how you can use knowledge you have gained from this course to either position yourself on that ladder or, in your view, move up a rung, starting now.
Take a look at each textbook or multimedia material that you have acquired for a course in this Bachelor of Science program from the perspective of your ongoing professional development. Identify at least five books and/or multimedia materials that you will definitely keep as part of your early childhood professional library