A Tradition of Excellence: Preparing Creative and Reflective Educators

1.0 A Well-Educated Citizen:
1.1 critically analyzes and solve problems;
1.2 organizes thought and communicates effectively;
1.3 understands history and our social and political institutions;
1.4 understands and respects other cultures and our intercultural world;
1.5 understands the impact of science and technology on our lives;
1.6 appropriately uses technology;
1.7 has experience creating and appreciating the arts;
1.8 models the skills, attitudes, and values of inquiry appropriate to his/her discipline.

2.0 A Reflective Practitioner:
2.1 model inquiry, practice, reflection;
2.2 effectively uses research-based models of curriculum, instruction, and assessment;
2.3 meets the diverse learning needs of students;
2.4 applies knowledge of local, state, and national standards;
2.5 effectively uses instructional and assistive technology;
2.6 promotes inquiry, critical thinking, and problem solving;
2.7 creates positive learning environments for all students;
2.8 uses research, reflection and discourse throughout their careers; and,
2.9 is prepared to become an instructional leader.

3.0 A Principled Educator:
3.1 behaves in a professional manner;
3.2 maintains a high level of competence and integrity in his/her practice;
3.3 is willing to take risks, be flexible, and show comfort with uncertainty;
3.4 works well with others;
3.5 takes responsibility for his/her own actions;
3.6 recognizes and respects his/her own diversity and that of others;
3.7 fosters positive relationships with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, and agencies in the community to support student learning and well being.

This page created 10/7/10 by Dr. Anthony Betrus.