The commitment to developing and/or becoming future educators who are highly proficient in the craft of teaching, who demonstrate high standards of professional conduct and ethical behavior, who model the importance of life-long learning, and whose decisions, actions and priorities are grounded in integrity and focused on doing what is best for the students whom they teach.


The successful beginning teacher:

  • ENGAGES in professional growth opportunities, collaborates with others to facilitate student success and efficiently performs professional responsibilities.
  • WRITES and SPEAKS clearly and correctly and uses effective communication techniques in professional interactions.