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, speaking, listening.
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 practice.
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 issues.


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

Division approval of revisions 2/24/12