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Professional Portfolio Presentation

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Professional Portfolio Presentation

  1. 1. The Professional Portfolio What? Why? How? Presenter: Sonja V. Heeter, Ph.D. Education Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  2. 2. What is it? <ul><li>Carefully selected materials </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrative of your knowledge, skills, and abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation of professional strengths </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why should I create one? <ul><li>Employers require them </li></ul><ul><li>Represent your best professional work </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the professional culture </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes you as technology-savvy </li></ul>
  4. 4. What should it contain? <ul><li>Documentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Official documents* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resum é </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional reflections </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What should it contain? <ul><li>Evidence and exhibits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulletin board displays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student work samples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other instructional materials you design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio and video exhibits documenting classroom experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photographic images </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Employers want evidence.. . <ul><li>Of your teaching. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video clips of you in front of students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>That your teaching results in student achievement. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher work samples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-post test data </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How do I create one? <ul><li>Here’s what you’ll need: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A collection of professional materials. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A purpose . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An organization al strategy. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appropriate technology . </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Create a collection <ul><li>Artifacts of your teaching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paper-based evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Official documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Letters of recommendation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital exhibits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images and movies </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Determine the purpose <ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Tailor the portfolio to fit </li></ul><ul><li>Select artifacts that showcase your abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Include reflective pieces to explain your selections </li></ul>
  10. 10. Establish some organization <ul><li>Arrange your artifacts around a set of standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>STPP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDE Employee Evaluation Form 426 (430) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Include navigational aids </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Table of Contents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Color-coding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divider tabs </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Technology <ul><li>Paper-based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sturdy, three-ring binder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Back-up to digital copy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No special technology needed to access contents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Duplication is costly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inexpensive to replicate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrates a level of technical proficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need technology to access contents </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Technology know- how <ul><li>Use what you know </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on content and organization </li></ul>
  13. 13. Digital Suggestions <ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoint </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Acrobat (PDF) </li></ul><ul><li>HTML </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dreamweaver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Netscape Composer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Helpful Resources <ul><li>Field Services web page </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft.com tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>PDE website </li></ul><ul><li>PT3 Preparing a Professional Portfolio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.pa-academy.org/pt3/portfolio/ </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Getting to Field Services ACADEMICS
  16. 16. Getting to Field Services Office of Field Services
  17. 17. Field Services
  18. 18. Field Services
  19. 19. STPP
  20. 20. ELED STPP
  21. 21. PDE Website http://www.pde.state.pa.us
  22. 22. PDE Website
  23. 23. Start Early!!! <ul><li>Save everything that you produce </li></ul><ul><li>Learning e-Portfolio selections </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective journals </li></ul><ul><li>Organize collection </li></ul><ul><li>Get a sturdy cardboard or plastic box </li></ul><ul><li>Use Jupiter Web Drive </li></ul>
  24. 24. Portfolio Sample <ul><li>P owerpoint </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 clicks rule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get back </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organized </li></ul>
  25. 25. CD Organization
  26. 26. Questions
  27. 27. Samples <ul><li>S eminar example #1 </li></ul><ul><li>E xample #2 </li></ul><ul><li>E xample #3 </li></ul><ul><li>E xample #4 </li></ul>
  28. 28. Support and Templates Powerpoint Support HTML Support Powerpoint Template HTML Templates
  29. 29. Return to Resources Return to Professional Portfolio Resources

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