Mission Statement

Mission Statement
Brian Covell
Walden University

Dr. Clotiel Nelson
Teacher as Professional - EDUC-6610
November 6, 2014

Mission Statement
I would like to start off with a quote by William Arthur Ward that I read on a daily basis and defines myself as a teacher: “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ("Quotes About Teaching," n.d.)   As a culinary arts teacher many of my principles are focused on the culinary student and these young men and woman develop academically, socially, and emotionally in my classroom.  I’ve always believed that by creating an environment in which all my culinary students can explore their talents, learn through differentiation and express their thoughts is vital to a successful classroom.   The first thing teachers need to do to create this type of environment in their classroom is by emphasizing respect amongst everyone.   The number one rule in my classroom is to treat others the way that you want to be treated and it’s worked ever since I’ve implemented it.  
My Professional Mission Statement is to support the education and growth of my culinary students, motivate them, inspire them, encourage them, support them in all they do and to build a foundation of learning that they can use for the rest of their life.   Students ultimately want to do what is expected of them and create their best work and all they need is a little guidance for them to make that happen.   I am an educator who loves to make a difference in a student’s life by preparing them for whatever the future make bestow to them.   Regardless of who they are I treat all of my students with the upmost respect and I strive to honest, considerate and wise.   I hold my students accountable and give credit to them when deserved.
I will display my mission statement as a daily reminder of what I’m constantly trying to accomplish as an educator on the bulletin board next to my desk.   By placing the...