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Standard 1 - Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Professional Dispositions

Elements

1a. Content knowledge for teacher candidates

Exhibits

1.  Program review documents or state program review documents

2.  State licensure test scores aggregated by program area and reported over multiple years

3.  Data tables and summaries that show how teacher candidates (both initial and advanced) have performed on key assessments over the past three years

4.  Key assessments and scoring guides used by faculty to assess candidate learning against standards and the outcomes identified in the unit's conceptual framework

5.  Samples of candidate work

6.  Follow-up studies of graduates and data tables of results

7.  Employer feedback on graduates and summaries of the results

1b. Pedagogical content knowledge and skills for teacher candidates

8.  Items 1, 6, & 7 (for programs that underwent national or similar state program review) or Items 3-7 above related to pedagogical content knowledge and skills of initial and advanced teacher candidates

1c. Professional and pedagogical knowledge and skills for teacher candidates

9.  Items 3-7 above related to professional and pedagogical knowledge and skills of initial and advanced teacher candidates

1d. Student learning for teacher candidates

10.  Items 1, 6, & 7 (for programs that underwent national or similar state program review) or Items 3-7 above related to student learning of initial and advanced teacher candidates

1e. Knowledge and skills for other school professionals

11.  Items 3-7 above related to knowledge and skills for other school professionals

1f. Student learning for other school professionals

12.  Items 1, 6, & 7 (for programs that underwent national or similar state program review) or Items 3-7 above related to student learning for other school professionals

1g. Professional dispositions for all candidates

13.  List of candidate dispositions, including fairness and the belief that all students can learn

14.  Assessments used to determine dispositions

15.  Summary of candidate performance on those assessments

16.  Items 6-7 above related to professional dispositions for all candidates