Chart 1
Educational Self-Assessment

Instructions: Check the box and complete the sections that relate to degrees/credentials that you have accomplished. Then check the box that represents your most immediate career goal.

Accomplished Career Goal
High School diploma/GED
Name of High School (if applicable) ______________________
Date of Graduation/Completion ______________________
Type of Diploma ______________________
If you do not have a high school diploma, then you will need to acquire your GED. See SECTION V, PREPARING TO LEARN A. COMMUNITY-BASED TRAINING

Accomplished Career Goal
CDA
Date Obtained ________ Expiration Date ________
Setting (Infant/Toddler | Preschool | Family Child Care | Home Visitor) Circle all that apply.
Did you receive college credit? Yes / No If yes, how many credits? ________
From what college ______________________
College location ______________________
If you want to work in a child care center where a CDA is a requirement for the position, then see SECTION V. PREPARING TO LEARN B. HIGHER EDUCATION - CERTIFICATE AND CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS

Accomplished Career Goal
College coursework (Attended college but did not complete a degree)
Name of college ______________________
Dates of Attendance ______________________
If yes, how many credits ______________________
List the courses you completed with a C grade or better:

Date Course Taken | Name of Course | College | Grade Credits

Certificate and Credential Programs
Check those that apply

Accomplished Career Goal - Infant Toddler Certificate of Completion
Accomplished Career Goal - Preschool Certificate of Completion
Accomplished Career Goal - NYS Administrators Credential
Accomplished Career Goal - NYS Infant Toddler Credential

College Degrees
Check those that apply

Accomplished Career Goal
Associate Degree AA | AS | AAS (Look on your diploma)
Name of College ______________________
Date Diploma Granted ________
What was your main course of study? Early Childhood? Liberal Arts?
Other? ______________________

If you would like to work as a Teaching Assistant in a public school (Position 17) or as a Head of Group (Position 9) or Assistant to Head of Group (Position 3) in a child care center where an associates degree is a requirement for the position, go to SECTION V. PREPARING TO LEARN B HIGHER EDUCATION CERTIFICATE AND CREDENTIAL
PROGRAMS

Accomplished Career Goal
Bachelor’s Degree – Obtained (date) ________ BA | BS
In what field of study did you receive a bachelor’s degree? ______________________
If you are interested in a position as a Certified Teacher (Positions 4 or 5) or a Director/Administrator (Position 6) or another position that requires a bachelor’s degree, see SECTION V. PREPARING TO LEARN B. HIGHER EDUCATION: BACCALAUREATE DEGREES

Accomplished Career Goal
Master’s Degree – Obtained (date) ________ MA | MS
In what field of study did you receive your master’s degree? ______________________
If your goal is to acquire teacher certification (Positions 4 and 5), a position as a director (Position 6) or principal (Position 13) or for some other position that requires a master’s degree, see SECTION V, PREPARING TO LEARN B. HIGHER EDUCATION ADVANCE DEGREES.

Accomplished Career Goal
Doctoral Degree – Obtained (date) ________ PhD | EdD
In what field of study did you obtain your doctorate degree? ______________________

Now go to Chart 2 and assess your strengths.