- Exhibits consistent planning of daily instructional goals, strategies, and methods of assessment that are consistent with the district and state curriculum.
- Ensures that adequate plans for substitutes as available as needed.
- Demonstrates effective instruction and implementation with strong context, content, and pacing knowledge.
- Demonstrates knowledge of effective instructional strategies that will benefit all students including underachieving and special needs populations.
- Demonstrates effective analysis of assessment results and implementation of instructional interventions to achieve mastery.
- Demonstrates effectiveness in maintaining student engagement.
- Exhibits quality written and verbal feedback that addresses individual student needs.
- Exhibits high expectations for self and students.
- All teachers must be highly qualified as defined by federal guidelines of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
- Teachers must possess a bachelor’s degree and full state certification or licensure.
- K-6 teachers must have elementary certification or may have a designated subject certification in grades 5 or 6 if they are departmentalized and only teach that subject or subjects for which they hold certification.
- Teachers in grades 7 and above must be certified in the area that they teach.