Performance Standards

Select All That Apply

Performance Standards 1: Professional Knowledge
The teacher demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, subject content, pedagogical knowledge, and the needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences.

Performance Standards 2: Instructional Planning
The teacher plans using state and local school district curricula and standards, effective strategies, resources, and data to address the differentiated needs of all students.

Performance Standards 3: Insructional Strategies
The teacher promotes student learning by using research-based instructional strategies relevant to the content to engage students in active learning and to facilitate the students' acquistion of key knowledge and skills.

Performance Standards 4: Differential Instruction
The teacher challeges and supports each student's learning by providing appropriate content and developing skills which address individual learning differences.

Performance Standards 5: Assessment Strategies
The teacher systematically chooses a variety of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment strategies and instruments that are valid and apporpriate for the content and student population.

Performance Standards 6: Assessment Uses
The teacher systematically gathers, analyzes, and uses relevant data to measure student progress, to infrom instructional content and delivery methods, and to provide timely and constructive feedback to both students and parents.

Performance Standards 7: Positive Learning Environment
The teacher provides a well-managed, safe, and orderly environment that is conducive to learning and encourages respect for all.

Performance Standards 8: Academically Challenging Environment
The teacher creates a student-centered, academic environment in which teaching and learning occur at high levels and students are self-directed.

Performance Standards 9: Professionalism
The teacher exhibits a commitment to professional ethics and the school's mission, participates in professional growth opportunities to support student learning, and contributes to the profession.

Performance Standards 10: Communication
The teacher communicates effectively with students, parents or guardians, district and school personnel, and other stakeholders in ways that enhance student learning.