Please respond to three of four questions below. Responses should be limited to 150-200 words per question. The statement should be prepared in an MS Word (.doc), Rich Text (.rtf), Portable Document Format (.pdf), or Text (.txt) file format.
1) Describe one or more personal or professional goals that motivate you to apply for this degree. How will completion of the M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction (Applied Behavior Analysis) program help you fulfill this/these goals?
2) Describe a quality that you believe is critical to working with an individual with special needs and at least one situation where you have demonstrated this quality.
3) Describe an individual with special needs and how you supported him or her.
4) Briefly discuss why you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree at this time. What steps have you taken (or will you take) to ensure that you will be successful in the program?