North Carolina State University - Teacher Candidate Dispositions Awareness

SCHOLARLY       
The candidate
•Actively seeks resources to expand his/her content and pedagogical knowledge
•Engages in continuous learning through participation in professional development opportunities
•Strives for quality work that is accurate, thoughtful, and technically correct

ETHICAL             
The candidate
•Commits to teaching all students
•Maintains confidentiality
•Interacts appropriately with students and their families, peers, faculty, administrators, and external audiences
•Exhibits professional demeanor (timeliness, attendance, attire, attitudes) in university and school settings
•Adheres to federal and state school law, district, and building policies
•Uses district approved discipline methods for all students
•Collaborates productively with peers and faculty and assumes responsibility in those activities

REFLECTIVE        
The candidate
•Accepts and uses constructive feedback to make modification
•Uses self-evaluation to improve performance
•Seeks feedback from peers and faculty to improve performance


VALUERS OF DIVERSITY
The candidate
•Respects students, peers, and faculty members as individuals and as members of identified groups
•Commits to diverse and inclusive learning environments
•Promotes the success of all students

EXPERIENCED IN PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF KNOWLEDGE
The candidate
•Incorporates researched-based instructional practice into classroom practice
•Considers critical questions regarding teaching and learning before, during and after lesson and unit implementation
•Uses knowledge to advocate for students and work with their families

Form can be accessed here: ced.ncsu.edu/profed/undergraduate/documents/DispositionsAwarenessForm.pdf
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