Professional Philosophy Statement Assignment Your professional philosophy will include the following, at a minimum:
o At least one paragraph focusing on some or all of the eight areas below. You may add to the list, or not include areas about which you do not feel strongly.
- The value of your profession
- Your style of leadership
- The application of recognized professional practices
- The role of education (both formal and informal)
- Ethical behavior
- Relationship to people, e.g. respect for ethnic and cultural diversity
- Serving as a role model
- And other areas that are important to YOU
o Concluding paragraph(s) should include a summation of your Professional Philosophy. Do not introduce new concepts in the closing paragraph. Everything summarized in the final paragraph should have already been discussed.