Progression of Learning Across the Career
Understands & Promotes the Profession
Exploring & Aspiring
Gains awareness of (a) teaching philosophies; (b) standards/competencies and codes of conduct of teaching; (c) student/teacher organizations/associations; and (d) the value of education.
Understands (a) major philosophies of education; (b) Missouri Standards/Competencies and codes of conduct of teaching; (c) aspects of teacher associations (e.g. mission, advocacy, and membership benefits) and their role in supporting teachers; and (d) the role of state and federal governmental bodies (e.g. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and US Department of Education).
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).
Gains awareness of the larger professional community, including regional, state, national, and global professional educational communities and governmental bodies that impact the profession and revises personal philosophy of teaching.
Serves as a mentor, coach, resource provider, committee member and/or a representative of the local educational association.
Advocates for the profession within regional, state, national, and global professional educational communities and governmental bodies, and participates in the framing/revision of policies/procedures/philosophies that promote ethical and professional behavior of all educators.