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Deborah Park Professional Development Analysis December 3, 2012 SDAD 579: Dr.

Yamamura Professional Skills and Competencies Advising & Helping Professionally and academically aid a student in his/her development via formal and informal methods; coach, advise, and supervise in both oneon-one and in large group settings; and facilitate coaching, advising, and supervision through selection and hiring, training, communicating expectations, feedback and assessment.

*This tool was adapted from Seattle University, the University of Minnesota, Office for Student Affairs and the 2010 ACPA and NASPA Document on Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners

Self- Assessment My degree of competency (1 = Low, 5 = High): 1 2 3 4 5

Context & Evidence of Competency (Chronological from present to past: Only particularly relevant coursework included) Coursework: SDAD 564-566: Internship in SDA I, II, & III - Trained staff members to facilitate Culturally Informed Assessment of Advising Practices for International Students - Took part in selection and hiring process for Education Abroad Office (EAO) at Seattle University (SU) COUN 510: Fundamental Counseling Skills - Counseled peers using counseling responses SDAD 578: Student Development Theory, Research, and Practice - Conducted workshops to enhance cultural competence of undergraduate student leaders Professional Practice: - Career advising in Internship and Service-Learning Coordinator position in Worksource Career Services at South Seattle Community College (SSCC) - Academic advising as Program Coordinator in International Programs (IP) at SSCC - Mentoring first-year student as Community Development Committee Member at SU

Developmental Opportunities Read about developmental theories to stay current, including counseling theories Attend workshops & professional development opportunities such as the White Privilege Conference hosted by The Consortium of Equity Conferences (CEC) Fine-tune existing written assessment for publication in MAGIS journal Use, design, conduct, and critique assessment, evaluation, and research analyses as the

Assessment, Evaluation & Research Use, design, conduct, and critique qualitative and quantitative assessment, evaluation, and research analyses; utilize assessment, evaluation and research to improve organizational effectiveness; and shape

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Coursework: SDAD 578: Student Development Theory, Research, and Practice - Critiqued qualitative and quantitative assessment and types of theories and discussed implications for professional practice EDUC 500: Introduction to Research and Graduate Studies - Wrote Literature Review about Motivating At-Risk Youth to Persist in High School Completion Professional Practice: Presenter at the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) on International Student Funding - Researched and compiled scholarship information for international students Internship in EAO at SU and IP at SSCC

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the political and ethical climate surrounding assessment, evaluation, and research processes and uses on campus. Human & Organizational Resources Demonstrate skills and knowledge in the selection, supervision, motivation, and formal evaluation of staff; appropriately resolve conflict; manage the politics of organizational discourse; effectively apply strategies and techniques associated with financial resources, facilities management, fundraising, technology use, crisis and risk management, and sustainable resources; and understand and conduct budgeting and financial resource management. Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Create higher education learning environments that are enriched with diverse views and people of varied backgrounds, races, cultures, and beliefs; create an institutional ethos that engages in My degree of competency (1 = Low, 5 = High): 1 2 3 4 5

Compiling research connecting study abroad to topics not limited to retention, grade point average, access, and engagement Conducted research, created, and piloted Culturally Informed Assessment of Advising Practices for International Students

Internship & ServiceLearning Coordinator in Career Services at SSCC Learn about grant-writing and fiscal management using Internship & ServiceLearning Coordinator position Engage in PDO to obtain grant writing and budget knowledge as applied to fundraising, the allocation of financial resources, and management of resources

Coursework: SDAD 565: Internship in SDA II - Took part in selection and hiring process for EAO at SU EDAD 571: Leadership in Education II - Discussed appropriate conflict management skills while navigating organizational politics SDAD 580: Higher Education Law - Learned about the policies governing higher education decisions SDAD 576: Leadership and Governance in Post-Secondary Education - Reflected upon appropriate and ethical decision-making and responses in times of challenge and crises SDAD 559: The American Community College - Gained knowledge from Rachel Solemsaas of Bellevue College regarding budget allocation and fiscal management Professional Practice: Internship and Service-Learning Coordinator position in Career Services at SSCC - Will gain knowledge regarding finding grants, grant writing, and the allocation of resources Academic Advising as Program Coordinator in IP at SSCC - Resolved conflicts using cultural sensitivity

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Coursework: SDAD 579: Student Development Capstone Seminar - Learned to integrate various identities into career search and identify values and non-negotiables in job search SDAD 575: Best Practices in Student Services - Critically analyzed strengths and areas for growth of programs at Green River Community College (GRCC), University of Puget Sound (UPS), and The Evergreen State College SDAD 578: Student Development Theory, Research, and Practice - Opened my mind to Yossos (2005) Community of Cultural Wealth (CCW) and viewing diversity using a strengths perspective

Read to further multicultural competence Form stronger relationships with individuals different from myself Attend a conference

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multiculturalism and helps to increase self awareness and knowledge of multiple groups different from self; and pursue equity for all members of the campus community.

EDUC 520: Multicultural Perspectives - Forced me to consider biases, prejudices, and socially constructed behaviors that have influenced my thoughts and actions - Helped me create action plans to overcome gaps in my cultural competence SDAD 577: Foundations of the Student Affairs Profession - Influenced by Freires (1970) philosophy of education Professional Practice: Internship and Service-Learning Coordinator position in Career Services at SSCC - Challenges me to practice beliefs that education can heal and rehabilitate as I serve students with lower education levels and questionable backgrounds Academic Advising as Program Coordinator in IP at SSCC - Advised racially and culturally diverse group of students Internship in EAO at SU and in IP at SSCC - Compiling research connecting study abroad to topics such as access to identify gaps in programming and inform future decision-making - Conducted research, created, and piloted Culturally Informed Assessment of Advising Practices for International Students

hosted by The Consortium of Equity Conferences (CEC) Participate in Diversity Retreat or Allies for New Voices program at SSCC Continue dialogues with men and women in leadership positions to gain their perspective and foster mentoring relationships Read The Chronicle, and higher education journals/sites Conduct informational interviews with individuals at a policy level Become more knowledgeable about policies throughout grant writing process as Internship & ServiceLearning Coordinator

Law, Policy & Governance Apply current legal constructs and policy development processes used in various contexts, and understand governance structures and their impact on ones professional practice; and recognize laws, policies, and procedures at the campus, local, state, and federal level that impact ones professional practice.

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Coursework: SDAD 575: Best Practices in Student Services - Heard from professionals in different institutional types regarding governance structures, campus procedures, and the future direction of higher education SDAD 580: Higher Education Law - Read and discussed legal constructs applied to higher education settings and the importance above all else of written documentation SDAD 576: Leadership and Governance in Post-Secondary Education - Critiqued different institutional and leadership responses pertaining to crises situations Professional Practice: Internship and Service-Learning Coordinator position in Career Services at SSCC - Follow procedures for internship placement, un-paid workers laws, and insurance companies to protect students earning credit for internship Academic Advising as Program Coordinator in IP at SSCC - Adhered to policies and procedures outlined by FERPA and continued advocacy for students needs and rights Internship in EAO at SU and IP at SSCC - Adhered to FERPA regulations while conducting research

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Ethical Professional Practice Professionally and appropriately represent ones self, the unit/organization and University in accordance with set standards and expectations; understand and recognize the importance and application of ethical standards and practices in ones work, pertaining to professional relationships with colleagues, students and external groups and in financial matters; the interpretation and application of policies and standards; and understand how and when viewpoint neutrality applies to the position.

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History, Philosophy & Values Connect the history, philosophy, and values of the profession to ones current professional practice; work both independently and collaboratively to effect

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Coursework: SDAD 579: Student Development Capstone Seminar - Convey authentic representation of self in interview process EDAD 571: Leadership in Education II and EDAD 570: Leadership in Education I - Practiced exhibiting viewpoint neutrality - Wrote paper regarding ethical practice in higher education COUN 510: Fundamental Counseling Skills - Discussed and practiced importance of viewpoint neutrality and adhering to counseling standards and regualtions SDAD 580: Higher Education Law - Read and wrote about ethical practice and responses owed to students concerning legal issues SDAD 578: Student Development Theory, Research, and Practice - Examined self and biases that might hinder ethical or moral practice in the field SDAD 576: Leadership and Governance in Post-Secondary Education - Examined self and biases that might hinder ethical or moral responses in difficult situations and the various perspectives that dictate or influence those responses EDUC 520: Multicultural Perspectives - Examined self and biases that might hinder ethical or moral practice in the field SDAD 577: Foundations of the Student Affairs Profession - Examined and articulated motivations for working the higher education and how intention will influence action Professional Practice: Internship and Service-Learning Coordinator position in Career Services at SSCC - Learning how to navigate politics and adhere to institutional standards while building relationships with faculty and representing students best interests Academic Advising as Program Coordinator in IP at SSCC - Navigated politics in alignment with institutional standards while advising students Internship in EAO at SU and in IP at SSCC - Learned to conduct research within FERPA regulations to influence future decision-making and programming Coursework: SDAD 579: Student Development Capstone Seminar - Connected academic coursework to values and professional practice SDAD 575: Best Practices in Student Services - Learned about best practices in the field and how to work with professionals to enact greater change EDAD 571: Leadership in Education II and EDAD 570: Leadership in Education I - Learned about strategies for engaging others in vision implementation - Created mission statements to guide personal and professional practice SDAD 578: Student Development Theory, Research, and Practice

Read and stay up-to-date on standards and policies Create a support system of colleagues and mentors who share my values, in addition to those who challenge them to continue grounding my beliefs in research and critical reflection

Read newspaper, The Chronicle, and higher education journals/sites to anticipate higher education trends and

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change and create a vision; have a passion for work and remain curious; and establish life-long learning through professional development such as conferences, publications, and best practices.

Student Learning & Development Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of concepts and principles of student development and learning theory; apply theory to improve and inform student affairs practice, as well as understand teaching and training theory and practice; and apply the University of Minnesota Student Development and Learning Outcomes to all programs, activities, and Advising & Supervising practice.

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Conducted workshop for undergraduate students that aligns values with practice SDAD 559: The American Community College - Examined educational history, philosophy, and values of community college and how it shapes enrollment and access today EDUC 520: Multicultural Perspectives - Analyzed values, formation of values, and gaps in cultural competence SDAD 577: Foundations of the Student Affairs Profession - Connecting educational history, philosophy, and values to professional practice Professional Practice: Internship and Service-Learning Coordinator position in Career Services at SSCC - Work with director to change vision of Career Services and enact change through leadership Academic Advising as Program Coordinator in IP at SSCC - Advised students using holistic model Internship in EAO at SU and in IP at SSCC - Conduct research to further personal and professional learning Coursework: SDAD 575: Best Practices in Student Services - Saw integration of theory into practice on campus EDAD 571: Leadership in Education II - Senges (1990) Theory and Practice of Leadership Organizations EDAD 570: Leadership in Education I - Kelleys (2010) Mentorship Model and notion of Star Follower SDAD 578: Student Development Theory, Research, and Practice - Yossos (2005) Community of Cultural Wealth - Perrys (1981) Theory of Intellectual and Ethical Development - Chickerings (1993) Seven Vectors of Development AEDT 563: Instructional Methods for Adult Learners - Kolbs (1984) Theory of Experiential Learning SDAD 577: Foundations of the Student Affairs Profession - Freires (1970) critique of the Banking Model of Education Professional Practice: Academic Advising as Program Coordinator in IP at SSCC - Pizzolatos (2006) Theory of Self-Authorship and Provocative Academic Advising Internship in IP at SSCC - Pizzolatos (2006) Theory of Self-Authorship and Provocative Academic Advising

future direction Attend workshops & professional development opportunities (PDO) such as Lunch & Learn at SSCC campus and NASPA conference Contribute to existing research and literature Read newspaper, The Chronicle, and higher education journals/sites, as well as PD books Attend workshops & professional development opportunities (PDO) Ground programming ideas in theory and research

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Deborah Park Professional Development Plan December 3, 2012 SDAD 579: Dr. Yamamura
*Plan reflects Academic Calendar year

2012 2013 Grow into role as Internship and ServiceLearning Coordinator by establishing faculty and community relationships, continuing outreach and marketing efforts, and consolidating and gathering data to inform fiscal decision-making Submit work for publication to MAGIS Enhance ServiceLearning by increasing number of faculty participants Learn about grant writing process, create proposal and renew funding for ServiceLearning projects Teach a course or workshop series on career development on campus Finish internship, elective course, and GRADUATE! Attend local, regional, or national conference(s) -

2013 2014 Publish written work Present at a local conference Read five professional development books Research professional organizations and community organizations Take on leadership role on campus and in a professional organization, such as NASPA or with a community organization Begin networking with individuals at top leadership levels Conduct informational interviews with various professionals to determine future goals and career opportunities -

2014 2015 Expand leadership role in professional organization, such as NASPA or community organization Pursue director or supervisory position within higher education or employment in private sector Read five professional development books Present at a regional conference Present at a national conference Publish written work Network with different individuals at top leadership levels -

2015 2016 Continue leading within same professional or community organization or look into leadership in other organizations Deepen relationships with individuals at top leadership levels who share similar values Present at a national conference Publish written work Read five professional development books Begin mapping plan/steps to take to move towards dean position or comparable advancement -

2016 2017 Apply for dean or similar positions related to programming or advance within private sector Consult with mentors regarding next steps specifically related to supervision and management Create new plan for following five years

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