â€¢ Discuss the value of a professional career portfolios which includes teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae (expanded resume), samples of publications and writings, proof of competencies, etc. Describe how you plan to organize your portfolio, how you plan to distribute it to potential employers, and what you plan to include in it and what type of educator role you would seek.
â€¢ Consider the NLN scope of practice, and what practice standards do you already feel comfortable/competent at performing and which ones do you need to work towards accomplishing; how and why?
Write a 1500-2000 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least five (5) sources in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount.