Conceptual Framework Summary Statement:
Educational Professionals Committed to Excellence
Educational Professionals Committed to Academic Excellence
Objective 1.1: Candidates demonstrate liberal arts content knowledge.
Objective 1.2: Candidates demonstrate professional education knowledge.
Objective 1.3: Candidates demonstrate effective communication skills: reading, writing,
Objective 1.4: Candidates demonstrate the ability to critically analyze, synthesize and apply liberal arts content knowledge, professional education knowledge, and effective communication skills.
Educational Professionals Committed to Teaching and Counseling Practices Grounded in Current Theory and Research
Objective 2.1: Candidates demonstrate the ability to design and implement effective lessons.
Objective 2.2: Candidates demonstrate ability to use various formal and informal
assessment strategies and apply the resulting data to inform their professional
Objective 2.3: Candidates demonstrate the ability to use appropriate management techniques in a variety of school settings.
Objective 2.4: Candidates demonstrate the ability to collaborate with staff, parents, and non-
school based organizations.
Objective 2.5: Candidates demonstrate the ability to be reflective learners and apply the results to inform their professional practice.
Objective 2.6: Candidates demonstrate knowledge about current educational research to
implement appropriate changes based on that research.
Objective 2.7: Candidates demonstrate a personal educational philosophy and are able to
develop and express personal opinions on relevant educational and social
Educational Professionals Who Respect Diversity and are Committed to Empowerment, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice
Objective 3.1: Candidates create empowering educational environments for all learners.
Objective 3.2: Candidates know and adhere to the New York State Code of Ethics for
Educators to guide their practice and interactions with students, staff,
community, families and peers.
Objective 3.3: Candidates demonstrate the understanding that knowledge and skills are
empowering for themselves and their students.
Objective 3.4: Candidates demonstrate knowledge and respect for diversity.
Objective 3.5: Candidates demonstrate abilities to design and/or adapt instructional opportunities to diverse populations of learners.
Objective 3.6: Candidates demonstrate knowledge of social justice issues and advocacy strategies
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