Statement of Philosophy

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Career Education & Professional Development

Statement of Philosophy

A Statement of Philosophy is a reflective piece, generally one page long that summarizes your core educational beliefs. The statement may explain why you chose teaching as a career or describe essential goals that you hope to accomplish in your classroom. Since the Statement of Philosophy also serves as a writing sample, it must demonstrate mastery of spelling, grammar and other rules of  written English. 

Statement of Philosophy