Department of Early Childhood Education
Masters in Education
To be completed by all students upon admission to the program.
Please give these questions your thoughtful consideration. This statement will be used as
a guide in planning your program with your advisor and as a support to your professional
and academic growth. As you progress through your program, there may be some
changes to your plan. Respond fully on this sheet and keep a copy for yourself. You may
discuss the Program portion with your advisor before completing your plan. Please type
DATE OF ENTRY TO PROGRAM (mo/yr):
ANTICIPATED COMPLETION DATE: (mo/yr):
1. Describe 2-3 areas of growth that you hope to experience in the Early Childhood
2. Discuss how these goals will contribute to your role as a professional working with
young children and their families.
1. Indicate the Area of Focus you have selected for your graduate study in Early
Childhood and list proposed courses which will help you achieve your goals for
growth. Explain the rationale for your choices.
2. At this point, are you considering the Seminar option or the Thesis option as the
culminating experience in your M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education program?