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Center for

Educator
Preparation

ColoradoCANDIDATE
State University
TEACHER
QUALITY
STANDARDS

Revised 8.3.16

CEPTC Quality Standards


1f. Make instruction and content relevant to students and take actions to connect students' background and contextual knowledge with
new information being taught.
Feedback/questions

Emergent
The Teacher

Developing
and The Teacher

Proficient
...and The Teacher

Accomplished
and Students

-selects a variety of
instructional materials
and strategies based on
their relevance, central
contexts, and
foundational evidence
base

-links lessons to
students' prior
knowledge

-delivers lessons and uses


materials to ensure that
students backgrounds are
considered

-interact with materials


that are relevant to them

-encourages and
provides opportunities
for students to make
connections to prior
learning.

Dates Observed:

-provides opportunities for


students to self-select
tasks that accelerate
learning
1. 12. 13.

-make connections to prior


learning to understand
current content

15.

2b. Demonstrate a commitment to and respect for diversity.


Feedback/questions

Dates Observed:

Emergent
The Teacher

Developing
and The Teacher

Proficient
and The Teacher

Accomplished
and Students

- shows a concern for


issues of equity and social
justice

-uses instructional
approaches and
provides tasks that are
relevant to students
from a variety of
backgrounds and
interests

-engages students in
discussions concerning
culture, equity, democracy
& learning

-respect the uniqueness of


fellow students

-establishes processes and


an environment that result
in a sense of community
with effective interactions
among students

-seek a variety of
perspectives to complete
group assignments

2. 10. 14.

3h. Teachers plan and deliver effective instruction and create an environment that facilitates learning for their students.
Feedback/questions

Emergent
T
-involves students in
monitoring their learning

Dates Observed:

Developing
and The Teacher

Proficient
and The Teacher

Accomplished
and Students

-assesses learning
outcomes
appropriately

-provides a variety of
assessments at a variety of
levels in each lesson

-self-assess on a variety of
skills and concepts

-implements
appropriate strategies
for assigning grades

-provides constant,
individualized, specific,
and timely feedback

-evaluates students
using multiple
measures

-teaches students to use


feedback to improve their
learning

11.

4c. Are able to respond to a complex, dynamic environment.


Feedback/questions
Emergent
Developing
The Teacher
...and The Teacher
-collaborates with
colleagues to implement
new ideas to improve
teaching and learning

Dates Observed:

-meets the needs of


grade level students
-maintains positive,
productive and
respectful
relationships with
peers

-articulate their personal


strengths and needs based
on self-assessment
-effectively use formal and
informal feedback to
monitor their learning

3. 4. 5. 6.

Proficient
...and The Teacher

Accomplished
and The Teacher

- begins to individually
support
struggling/advanced
students

-supports struggling and/or


advanced students
-initiates and collaborates
in activities with
colleagues

7.

5d. Demonstrate high ethical standards.


Feedback/questions

Emergent
The Teacher

Developing
and The Teacher

Proficient
and The Teacher

Accomplished
and The Teacher

-adheres to standards of
professional practice

-maintains
confidentiality of
student records as
required by law

-maintains confidentiality
of student, family and
fellow teacher
interactions as well as
student data

-helps students understand


the importance of
ethical behavior as an
individual and
member of society

-models ethical behavior,


including honesty,
integrity, fair treatment,
and respect for others
Dates Observed:

9.