A portfolio is like a fingerprint.
It’s a unique tracery of a life lived, along with some categories and explanations of the visible patterns. It can be useful for the reader to place the writer in a context, a philosophy, and a field. In that way, it can be a useful tool when considering the influences on a scholar, the values and vision of a potential new hire, helping develop an employee, or assessing the fit with a work partner or committee appointee.
It can also be useful for the writer, to develop self-knowledge, and to serve as an anchor when faced with multiple conflicting opportunities. While my immediate need in creating the portfolio is to satisfy the requirements of the St. Francis Xavier Master of Adult Education curriculum, the latter is my longer term intent.
My portfolio contains the following sections, each on a separate page:
View my complete employment profile, certifications, speaking engagements, recommendations, and more on LinkedIn: