Please complete Parts A and B: PLEASE SEPARATE EACH ANSWER ON DIFFERENT WORD DOCUMENTS.
The faculty of the MPA program recommends that each student’s portfolio include the following items in this order. Additional items must also be included, such as a professional resume, evidence of professional development (Such as membership in professional organizations, workshops, conferences, other), public service, and awards/recognitions.
A two-page reflective essay (single spaced, 12 pt. font) regarding your personal values, attributes and career aspirations (ASPIRATION: To one day own my own group home for troubled youth) (Include a header with relevant information such as name, assignment, date, etc.).
A two-page essay (single spaced, 12 pt. font) on how your MPA experiences have helped you obtain the five NASPAA competencies(which are attached below). Organize the essay according to the competency numbers and titles. The essay should include both an explanation of and an example for each of the five competencies (Include a header with relevant information such as name, assignment, date, etc. and add page numbers).