Priority: Manages Behavior With a mentor: Develops classroom behavior expectations based on effective classroom practices and implements strategies to discourage inappropriate behaviors.
Priority: Creates & Manages a Learning Environment Implements classroom layouts and organizational strategies that include structures designed to: (a) promote student interaction; (b) meet student needs and well-being; (c) minimize disruption; (d) allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e) increase and manage student productivity; and (f) encourage self-directed student learning.
Monitors Progress towards Goals Gathers information during lessons about student progress towards learning targets and modifies strategies to meet student needs.
Understands & Promotes the Profession Aligns practices to Missouri Teacher Standards/Competencies, professional codes of conduct, and district policies and/or 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).
Demonstrates Professional Growth & Development Participates in induction programming aligned to the state's mentor standards and BTAP guidelines and documents activities and professional growth/development (e.g. mentor logs, professional development plan).
Communicates Professionally Delivers accurate school district messaging to students, families, and colleagues and maintains accurate professional records and confidentiality as warranted.