Personal Reflection Of Education

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My work as an educator for over 25 years and having served in different capacities both at the school level and at the central office has shaped my core values and beliefs. According to Devi (n.a.), education is a means of self-realization, the attainment of truth, and an all-round development of individuals. As educators, we are tasked with the responsibility of providing best academic opportunities, developing social and emotional values, nurturing the growth and development, and helping children realize that they are worthy members of society. In addition, it is also important for educators to accept the diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, individual differences, learning styles, and multiple intelligences that the student body brings to them and accept them irrespective of biases against race, gender, age, and socioeconomic status. During the course of my career, I have witnessed a declining trend in the preparation of students for college and career, and we are thus striving hard to prepare citizens for global challenges and compete with global entities. According to the Epic Blog (n.d.), "The United States will need approximately 1 million more STEM professionals than are projected to graduate over the next decade." Although the unemployment rate is declining, yet many jobs remain unfulfilled due to lack of educational background and experience of individuals in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I hope my research in “Enhancing Teacher and

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