ERIC Number: ED225990
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Representative Indicators (Knowledges/Skills) of Compliance with Minimum Generic Standards for Teacher Preparation Programs.
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
This paper identifies examples of indicators that minimum generic standards of the Washington State Board of Education have been met in teacher training programs. The first section, which deals with all educational roles at the initial level, sets forth standards and indicators that the candidate must: (1) have knowledge of socio-cultural-economic differences and human relations; (2) be skilled in communication and consultation; (3) have knowledge about needs and characteristics of exceptional students; (4) have knowledge of school law; (5) be aware of the profession's code of ethics; and (6) have knowledge of the kindergarten through 12th grade educational setting. In the second section, minimum standards and indicators for the teacher at the initial level state that the candidate must have: (1) instructional skills; (2) classroom management skills; (3) knowledge of theory and content in general education and knowledge in one or more subject matters or teaching specializations; (4) knowledge of the characteristics and development stages of pupils; and (5) skill in pupil discipline. The third section identifies the knowledge and skills required for all personnel at the continuing level: (1) skill in staff development and supervision; (2) capacity for further professional development and scholarship; (3) knowledge of research and evaluation techniques; (4) knowledge of referral agencies and resource personnel which may assist the teacher, pupils, and/or parents; and (5) knowledge about organizational patterns, special strategies, curriculum, materials, growth and development, and staff and student personnel management. (JD)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Exceptional Persons, Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Minimum Competencies, Preservice Teacher Education, School Law, Staff Development, State Boards of Education, State Standards, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Skills
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Note: For related document, see SP 021 724.