The teacher preparation program and school district partners have a common understanding and interpretation of teacher candidate competencies.
The Teacher preparation program provides opportunities for aspiring candidates to develop, practice, and demonstrate competencies, including content and pedagogical knowledge and skills that promote learning for all students.
Using Data For Continuous Improvement
The provider/university systematically collects, analyzes, and uses pre-service teacher candidate data, K-12 school system feedback, and graduate data (attitudinal, observational, outcome) to make instructional and programmatic decisions.
The teacher preparation program monitors the reliability of data about candidate knowledge, skills, and dispositions.
The teacher preparation program systematically measures the fidelity of program implementation and assesses whether key program features correlate to desired outcomes.
Supporting Teacher Educators
● The program sets expectations for effective teaching for teacher educators. ● The preparation program systematically provides feedback to teacher educators. ● The preparation program provides multi-modal access to high quality professional development content based on teacher educators’ needs, teacher candidate performance, and program completer performance.
Building Strong Partnerships
The teacher preparation program collaboratively recruits and trains candidates to meet the needs of students in their communities.
The teacher preparation program has mutually beneficial partnerships with shared governance of teacher preparation programming.