Professional Practice

The One Question to Ask Yourself When Setting Professional Goals

Time flies when you are having fun (as an art teacher!). At the start of your career, you probably had a lofty list of professional goals. Fast forward five, ten, or twenty years and the craziness of everyday life can really get in the way. It’s time to revisit your passions, set new goals, and get back on track by asking yourself one simple question, outlined in the video above.

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What is one professional goal you’d like to revisit?

What is one goal you’ve accomplished that you are proud of?

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Jessica Balsley

Jessica Balsley is AOEU’s Founder and a former AOEU Writer and elementary art educator. She is passionate about helping art teachers enhance their lives and careers through relevant professional development.

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