Shaping our Future Teachers
Our standards are anchored by the Educators Rising Standards and were developed with support from the National Education Association (NEA). These seven standards define what high school students exploring teaching need to know and be able to do to take their first steps on the path to teaching proficiency.
Understanding the Profession
Rising educators learn about the profession to explore career opportunities, develop skills they need, and make informed decisions about pathways to accomplished teaching.
Learning About Students
Rising educators learn about themselves and their students for the purpose of building relationships and supporting student development.
Building Content Knowledge
Rising educators learn how to build content knowledge for the purpose of creating relevant learning opportunities for their students.
Engaging in Responsive Planning
Rising educators learn how to respond to students’ needs through thoughtful planning.
Rising educators learn effective instructional strategies to engage students and promote learning.
Using Assessments and Data
Rising educators learn to use assessments and interpret data for the purpose of making decisions that will advance teaching and learning.
Engaging in Reflective Practice
Rising educators learn how reflective practice enables them to advance student learning and grow professionally.