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  1. 1. Proactive Professionalism School of Education   Launching Tomorrow Today
  2. 2. Who is William Dawes? <ul><ul><li>A Tennis player who recently won six Wimbledon championships  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A financial planner convicted of stealing from colleagues 401K plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A historic figure responsible informing colonists of an attack by the British army. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A senator who was indicted on charges of tax evasion and fraud </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3.   YAWN
  4. 4. What makes you 'sticky'? <ul><li>Remarkable </li></ul><ul><li>                                              Memorable </li></ul><ul><li>             Exclusive </li></ul><ul><li>                                                                 Valuable </li></ul>
  5. 5. How do you harness your 'stickiness' ? <ul><li>Network </li></ul><ul><li>                                             Connect </li></ul><ul><li>                     Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>                                                                         Showcase </li></ul>
  6. 6. Never Eat Alone <ul><li>Author Keith Ferrazzi gives some tips: </li></ul><ul><li>Put yourself out there </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Be willing to give something away </li></ul><ul><li>Be Transparent </li></ul>
  7. 7. Proactive Professionalism-  Launching Tomorrow Today <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Make ourselves available </li></ul><ul><li>Get involved </li></ul><ul><li>Put our ideas in play </li></ul><ul><li>Build an e-portfolio </li></ul>How to Ace a Job  Interview on Skype, TIME
  8. 8. Make Ourselves Available-Speech Communities & LMX <ul><ul><li>Speech Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Groups of people who share the same background, communication style and beliefs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leader Member Exchange Theory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relationships exist on a continuum of in-group and out-group </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Your Self Presentation…negotiating our identities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You are creating identity whenever you communicate and everybody else is too </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating identity affects who you are in relation to others. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>- Foundations of Interpersonal Communication, Stewart et al. </li></ul>Be the CEO of Your Own Brand
  10. 10. Get Involved- Five Key Aspects to Finding a Teaching Position with Confidence and Competence <ul><li>Preparation- professional portfolio, marketable experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Research- districts that match/need your skills </li></ul><ul><li>Networking- who do you know, let them know </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism- brand for success </li></ul><ul><li>Patience- takes time to find the right fit </li></ul>Education Week Eric A. Arellano Career Counselor University of Texas  at San Antonio
  11. 11. Who are you?- EDWeek <ul><li>  </li></ul>In the survey, the researchers found &quot;that teachers divided into three groups: the Idealists (23 percent), the Contented (37 percent) and the Disheartened (40 percent). Each of the groups has a distinctive set of attitudes and concerns that shape how they approach teaching and education reform.&quot; In which category would you currently place yourself?
  12. 12. Put Yourself in Play: Answer Four Questions Adapted from Fierce Conversations, Susan Scott <ul><ul><li>Where am I going? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why am I going there? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is going with me? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will I get there? </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. L Build an E-portfolio Go on the Web…Leave Something Valuable Behind + I have something to share… = Networking &quot;...people of all ages are creating customized, personal web-based environments to support their social, professional and learning activities...&quot;   The 2009 Horizon Report
  14. 14. Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0 <ul><li>• Read-only web vs. read/write web </li></ul><ul><li>• Yahoo mail vs. Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>• E-mail vs. IM </li></ul><ul><li>• Newsletters vs. blogs </li></ul><ul><li>• Static vs. dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>• Isolated vs. interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Lackie, Rider University Librarian </li></ul>
  15. 15. E-portfolios- Benefits <ul><li>Showcase competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Learn digital media </li></ul><ul><li>Preserve work </li></ul><ul><li>Network beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Brand expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous conversation </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  16. 17. E-portfolios- How do I start? <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul><ul><li>Home grown </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor supported </li></ul>
  17. 18. E-portfolios- What do I include? <ul><li>Resume </li></ul><ul><li>Letters of Recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Artifacts </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  18. 20. E-portfolios- How do I network? <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  19. 21. Why Not Share Your Potential! <ul><li>&quot;Teaching is one of the few professions that is not just a job or even an adventure—it's a calling. Great teachers strive to help every student unlock their potential and develop the habits of mind that will serve them for a lifetime.&quot;  Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education , Oct. 22, 2009 </li></ul>
  20. 22. Questions- Let's Network <ul><li>Suzanne Carbonaro </li></ul><ul><li>NCATE/Assessment Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Rider University </li></ul><ul><li>School of Education </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>