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CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator

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Is aware of the need to Begins to engage in Engages in reflection Reflects individually Maintains ongoing
reflect on teaching reflection on teaching individually and with and with colleagues on reflective practice and
practice to support practice individually colleagues on the refinements in action research in
student learning. and with colleagues relationship between teaching practice and supporting student
Reflects individually or that is focused on making adjustments in connections among the learning and raising
with colleagues on methods to support teaching practice and elements of the CSTP the level of academic
immediate student the full range of impact on the full to positively impact achievement.
learning needs. learners. range of the full range of
learners.10/1/17 & learners. 5/9/19 Engages in and fosters
5/10/18 & 12/10/18 reflection among
colleagues for school
wide impact on
student learning.
Through various I believe that I have made
department meetings as large strides in creating a
well as cross curricular more robust professional
6.1 Reflecting on release time, I have learning community that
teaching practice in various opportunities to allows me to really
not only reflect on my reflect with others about
support of student own teaching, but also my teaching practices at
learning gather ideas from other a much deeper level than
educators around my before.
school site. More often
than not, I receive advice
and even resources that
affect my approaches
within the classroom to
better address the needs
of all learners within my

Rather than reflecting

alone, I want to continue
to make a concerted
effort to reflect with
colleagues on a more
regular basis throughout
the year during PLC time.
CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator
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I continue to incorporate
reflection as a part of my
teaching practice through
not only self-reflection
but also in communicated
with other educators on
their thoughts and
suggestions on my
teaching practices.
Develops goals Sets goals connected to Sets goals connected to Sets and modifies Sets and modifies a
connected to the CSTP the CSTP that take into the CSTP that are authentic goals broad range of
through required account self- authentic, challenging, connected to the CSTP professional goals
processes and local assessment of teaching and based on self- that are intellectually connected to the CSTP
protocols. practice. assessment. challenging and based to improve
on self-assessment and instructional practice
Attends required Expands knowledge Aligns personal goals feedback from a and impact student
6.2 Establishing professional and skills individually with school and variety of sources. learning within and
professional goals development. and with colleagues district goals, and beyond the classroom.
and engaging in through available focuses on improving Engages in and
professional student learning. contributes to Engages in ongoing
continuous and
development. 10/1/17 professional inquiry into teacher
purposeful Selects and engages in development targeted practice for
professional growth professional on student professional
and development development based on achievement. Pursues development.
needs identified in a variety of additional
professional goals. opportunities to learn Contributes to
5/10/18 & 12/10/18 professionally. professional
&5/9/19 organizations, and
opportunities to
extend own teaching
CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator
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Throughout the year we After this year’s
are provided numerous coursework, I have found
opportunities to take that it is absolutely
part in learning necessary to keep a
communities as well as continuous pace of
academic conferences professional growth and
with various focuses. I reflection in one’s
make it a point to try and teaching approach. This
attend as many of these provides the best ways
opportunities as possible for students to be
to keep up with the afforded the highest
current discussions levels of success and
within my content area quality in the lessons that
as well as the innovations are being provided to
in pedagogy that occur them within the
from year to year. This classroom.
forces me to reevaluate
my teaching whenever I I have made a significant
am presented a novel effort to not only set
piece of educational professional learning
approach. goals, but also hold
myself accountable to
being cognizant of
making progress toward
reaching these goals in
meaningful ways.

I continue to try to grow

in this area in setting
meaningful learning
goals for myself, but want
to make sure that I am
both reasonable and
meaningful in my
CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator
Element Emerging Exploring Applying Integrating Innovating
Attends staff, grade Consults with Collaborates with Collaborates with Facilitates
level, department, and colleagues to consider colleagues to improve colleagues to expand collaboration with
other required how best to support student learning and impact on teacher and colleagues.
meetings and teacher and student reflect on teaching student learning
collaborations. learning. practice at the within grade or Works to ensure the
classroom level. department and school broadest positive
Identifies student and Begins to identify how and district levels. impact possible on
teacher resources at to access student and Interacts with instructional practice
the school and district teacher resources in members of the Engages with members and student
level. the broader broader professional of the broader achievement at school
professional community to access professional and district levels and
community. resources that support community to access for the profession.
teacher effectiveness resources and a wide
and student range of supports for Initiates and develops
6.3 Collaborating learning10/1/17 teaching the full range professional learning
with colleagues and &5/10/18 of learners.12/10/18 opportunities with the
the broader & 5/9/19 broader professional
professional community focused on
community to student achievement.
support teacher I am currently a part of I have become a much
content based leadership more active participant
and student for my specific content in local and nation wide
learning area. This provides me PLC’s in which
the opportunity to discussions are had on
interact with others in various elements of
my content area on a teaching in ways in which
broader range and we can share ideas and
discuss content decisions become inspired by one
at a district level. This another on a regular
creates chances for me to basis through social
guide my classroom media.
instruction in ways that
not only align with my I continue to participate
site goals, but also with in various PLC’s and hope
the broader district goals. to not only grow and
develop the ones I have,
I want to continue to but to also create ones
become a larger part of myself.
the decision-making and
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collaboration team at
higher levels within my
school-site and district.
Being able to have input
on the ways in which we
approach instruction will
allow me to take a more
introspective approach to
my own teaching as well
as incorporate other’s
points of view.
Is aware of the role of Acknowledges the Supports families to Provides opportunities Structures a wide
the family in student importance of the contribute to the and support for range of opportunities
learning and the need family’s role in student classroom and school. families to actively for families to
for interactions with learning. Seeks Adjusts participate in the contribute to the
6.4 Working with families.10/1/17 information about communication to classroom and school. classroom and school
families to support cultural norms of families based on community. Supports a
student learning families represented in awareness of cultural Communicates to school/district
the school. Welcomes norms and wide range families in ways which environment in which
family involvement at of experiences with show understanding of families take
classroom/ school schools. and respect for cultural leadership to improve
events.5/10/18 & norms. student learning.
12/10/18 & 5/10/19
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I understand the I have made a
importance of family concerted effort to
in the relative try and maintain
success of a student, connections to
but with the families during this
demographic within second semester to
my school site, it is support student
often difficult to learning. This has
accomplish or come in the form of a
establish any kind of more consistent
meaningful discourse basis of
with family. Often, communication in
education isn’t a the form of unit-
priority or is not checks for students
readily supported to get signed from
within the home. their parents as well
as google classroom

I still continue to try

and develop ways to
reach out to family
communities in a
meaningful way.
Efforts has been
made to make
connections in a
meaningful way.
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Develops awareness Seeks available Uses a variety of Uses a broad range of Collaborates with
about local neighborhood and neighborhood and neighborhood and community members
neighborhoods and community resources. community resources community resources to increase
communities to support the to support the instructional and
surrounding the school. Includes references or curriculum. instructional program, learning opportunities
connections to students, and families. for students.
Uses available communities in single Includes knowledge of
neighborhood and lessons or sequence of communities when Draws from Engages students in
community resources lessons. designing and understanding of leadership and service
in single implementing community to improve in the community.
lessons.10/1/17 & instruction and enrich the Incorporates
12/10/18 & 5/10/19 instructional program. community members
into the school
learning community.
I have been in contact
6.5 Engaging local with the local Boys and
Girls club for
communities in opportunities for
support of the students to volunteer
instructional their time outside of our
program school sites to help better
other students. Similarly,
I have connections with a
program called ACES in
which student volunteers
can also give their time
within the community.

This aspect of
incorporating all
stakeholders within the
learning community will
continue to be an aspect
of my teaching in which I
seek continuous growth
both approach and
incorporation within my
instructional pedagogy.
CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator
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I continue to try and
make meaningful
connections within the
community to try and
create meaningful
learning experiences for
the students.

Develops an Maintains professional Anticipates Integrates the full Models

understanding of responsibilities in professional range of professional professionalism and
professional timely ways and seeks responsibilities and responsibilities into supports colleagues in
responsibilities. support as needed. manages time and advanced planning and meeting and exceeding
6.6 Managing effort required to meet prepares for situations professional
professional Seeks to meet required Demonstrates expectations. that may be Responsibilities
responsibilities to commitments to commitment by challenging. effectively.
maintain students. exploring ways to Pursues ways to
motivation and address individual support students’ Maintains continual Supports colleagues to
commitment to all student needs. diverse learning needs effort to seek, develop, maintain the
students and maintains belief in and refine new and motivation, resiliency,
students’ capacity for creative methods to and energy to ensure
achievement.10/1/17 ensure individual that all students
student achieve.
learning.5/10/18 &
12/10/18 & 5/10/19
CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator
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It has been clear in It has been more
my years of teaching apparent than ever
that content that balance must be
instruction is not struck within one’s
what makes the best instructional
educators. We often approaches. This
wear multiple hats entails being able to
within the classroom foresee obstacles
that range from that may occur
academic support to during any unit or
emotional support. lesson and adapt and
This comes with the address it
territory and is the appropriately. This
responsibility of type of constant
educators to take change and
into consideration innovation is
within their challenging, but is
classrooms to not made easier with the
only create a positive support of other
learning teachers and
environment, but colleagues within the
ensure that students school site.
have the greatest
opportunity for
CSTP 6: Developing as a Professional Educator
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Follows all state education codes, legal requirements, district and site Maintains a high standard of personal integrity
policies, contractual agreements, and ethical responsibilities.* and commitment to student learning and the
profession in all circumstances.
* As follows:
• Take responsibility for student academic learning outcomes. Contributes to building professional community
• Is aware of own personal values and biases and recognizes ways in which and holding peers accountable to norms of
these values and biases affect the teaching and learning of students. respectful treatment and communication.
• Adheres to legal and ethical obligations in teaching the full ranges of
learners, including English learners and students with special needs. Contributes to fostering a school culture with a
• Reports suspected cases of child abuse and/or neglect as outlined in the high degree of resilience, professional integrity,
California Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act. and ethical conduct.10/1/17 & 5/10/18 &
• Maintains a non-hostile classroom environment and carries out laws and 12/10/18 & 5/10/19
district guidelines for reporting cases of sexual harassment.
• Understands and implements school and district policies and state and
federal law in responding to inappropriate or violent student behavior.
6.7 Demonstrating • Complies with legal and professional obligations to protect the privacy,
professional health, and safety of students, families, and other school professionals.
responsibility, • Models appropriate behavior for students, colleagues, and the profession.
integrity, and • Acts in accordance with ethical considerations for students.
ethical conduct • Maintains professional conduct and integrity in the classroom and school
I have been given the opportunity to be the
coordinator of the LINK CREW program on my school
site campus. As a leadership teacher, it has been
essential that I maintain the highest standards of
personal integrity and ethics as an example for the
students which I seek to provide the same leadership
characteristics as I maintain. This has created a large
contingency of school culture among my student
group that has gained traction throughout the campus
with a specific identity and expectation for those who
are classified as Link Leaders on campus.

I continue to be involved with student leadership

programs at my school site. I have been incorporated
into the WEB program which is analogous to the Link
Crew program explained above. Student mentorship
will and always will be one of my biggest educational
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passions to promote amongst students.