STANDARD 11 ± Professional Conduct and Leadership: The teacher understandseducation as a profession, maintains standards of professional conduct, and providesleadership to improve learning and well-being.
1. Write a paragraph explaining your knowledge and understanding of the standard²put thestandard into your own words.
eaching may seem like an easy job and relaxed, however it is still a profession and teachersneed to be professional.
he standard insinuates that teachers need to maintain a professionalmanner in all aspects of the classroom. For students to learn and be successful in theclassroom, the teacher needs to act and appear professional to show they are in charge and theleader.
2. Explain how the artifact you chose demonstrates your understanding and application of thestandard.
I chose the application essay I wrote for the college of education. I feel that it shows howseriously I take education and my future career as a teacher. It gives me a starting place as tothe teacher I want to be and the things I want to instill in my students. I think to be an effectiveleader you need to have a plan and goals, and that is what the essay shows. I have dreamsand ideas of what my teaching and classroom learning will look like which are reflected throughmy professional conduct in this essay.