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Candidate Dispositions Rubric

Name: __Caitlin Klipp_________ Campus _Ventura_____________

Unit Level Dispositions Azusa Pacific University School of Education has articulated the following as our unit disposition in keeping with our unit conceptual Framework of Ethical, Responsive and Informed Practitioners. Our candidates reflect National Council on the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) definition of dispositions. The instrument below reflects the agreed upon indicators of the dispositions of Ethical, Responsive and Informed Practitioners who operate on the foundational basis of fairness and the belief that all people can learn.

Directions: Please complete the Candidate Dispositions Rubric, aligned to ethical, responsive, and informed educator dispositions, as evidenced in your graduate work. Candidate Dispositions 1 2 3 4 N/A NCATE defines dispositions as “professional attitudes, values and beliefs demonstrated through both verbal and non-verbal behaviors as Not Sometimes Usually Always Cannot educators interact with students, families, colleagues and communities. Displayed/ Displayed/ Displayed/ Displayed/ Assess These positive behaviors support student learning and development. Not Approaches Acceptable Target The two professional dispositions that NCATE expects institutions to Acceptable Acceptable assess are fairness and the belief that all students can learn.” (NCATE 2008) Ethical educators who are able to understand and articulate the integration of a Christian worldview in their professional communities of practice display: Personal integrity Collaborative, cooperative and respectful behaviors Fairness in educational settings by meeting the educational needs of all students in a caring, non-discriminatory and equitable manner Sensitivity to cultural and individual differences Personal and professional maturity Personal integrity Comments regarding your strengths/areas for improvement (Ethical): 3 4 4 4 4 4

I know that sometimes I have more of an understanding for certain students behaviors, I feel that I need to be aware and make sure I am giving the same treatment to all students. I will continue to work on this.
Responsive educators who practice reflective critical thinking in their engagements with diverse communities of learners display: Responsiveness to the expectations and standards of the professional community Responsiveness to conditions that promote learning, health and personal safety in the P-12 school and community Effective communication within the educational community Commitment to fair academic practices that ensure all students can learn Responsiveness to the impact of discrimination based on race, class, gender, disability/exceptionality, sexual orientation and language on students and their learning Effective time management Appearance and dressing appropriate for one’s professional setting Comments regarding your strengths/areas for improvement (Responsive): 3 4 3 3 4 3 4

This is definitely the section of my teaching I am currently working on. I think that de to the nature of my class I am still trying to find best practices within how to manage and how to make sure that all students are being pushed at their ability level.
Informed and collaborative scholarly educators who are dedicated to professional growth and lifelong learning display: Commitment to adapting and applying the best research-based ideas to improve clinical practice Understanding of current and emerging trends in their field of practice Knowledge of standards and expectations of their discipline through relevant activities and projects in the program Ability to apply and communicate current research effectively in coursework 3 4 4 4

Azusa Pacific University, School of Education, Unit Level Candidate Dispositions Rubric - 2013

Candidate Dispositions Rubric
Ability to synthesize and apply course content, projects, clinical practice and professional work

Name: __Caitlin Klipp_________ Campus _Ventura_____________

Comments regarding candidate strengths/areas for improvement (Informed):

I have re-discovered my love for learning this past year and the importance of keeping myself up to date with teaching practices and safe and correct movement. It has been a lot of fun learning more and more about my passion.
Summative Score for Candidate Dispositions: Additional Comments: 18 48

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Azusa Pacific University, School of Education, Unit Level Candidate Dispositions Rubric - 2013