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Developing Your Professional Philosophy Statement

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

Developing a professional philosophy statement helps to communicate your professional views and values toward early education, teaching, and learning. During your professional career this can be valuable, such as when applying for a position of work, applying for the CDA (Child Development Associate) credential or other academic positions. A professional philosophy statement can also serve as a tool in reaffirming what important professional roles and responsibilities you want to embrace in your teaching.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area
  • Content Area VI: Maintaining a commitment to professionalism
MN KCF Content Area
  • VI: Professionalism

1 (Beginner)

State Approval
  • MN

This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 6, Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism.

This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.