Identifies and/or accesses *systemic services/supports within the classroom, school, district and/or community to meet student needs. (Note: Emerging I focuses on classroom & community; Emerging II focuses on district and/or community)
Communicates Progress Towards Goals
Uses tools, such as samples of student work, success criteria, rubrics, performance analysis, evidence of performance, etc. to communicate student progress towards learning goals to students, colleagues, and parents.
Practices analyzing student data to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction.
Sets Growth Goals
Sets a growth goal based on district evaluation criteria, Missouri Teacher Standards/Growth Guides and/or MTDS Competency Progressions and identifies aligned research-based and/or evidence-based strategies to support growth. Note: This competency is covered in Emerging I, II, & III.
Understands and Promotes the Profession
Aligns practices to Missouri Teacher Standards/Competencies, professional codes of conduct, and district policies/procedures; considers the benefits of professional association membership; develops a personal philosophy of teaching; and gains awareness of regional professional educational communities (e.g. RPDCs). (Note: Emphasis is on developing a personal philosophy of teaching in Emerging II).
Demonstrates Professional Growth and Development
Participates in induction programming aligned to the state’s mentor standards and BTAP guidelines; and documents activities and professional growth and development (e.g. mentor logs, professional development plan).