Evidence from the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 School Years:
The teacher complies fully with school and district regulations, taking a leadership role with colleagues:
The teacher takes a leadership role in team or departmental decision making and helps ensure that such decisions are based on the highest professional standards:
Although new to my grade level, I've volunteered to take on several leadership roles on the team:
The teacher is highly proactive in serving students, seeking out resources when needed. The teacher makes a concerted effort to challenge negative attitudes or practices to ensure that all students, particularly those traditionally underserved, are honored in the school:
- When it was announced that teachers were needed to serve as mentors to students in other grades and check in with them once each day as part of the "Right on Track" program, I immediately volunteered. I was assigned a fourth grade student who had some trouble with work completion, attitude, and behavior. He had lost his dad and had a tough home life. He and I quickly bonded and I continued with the program this year until he moved.
- For the past 15 years, I've become CPI-certified by the Crisis Prevention Institute. This has allowed me to help students in crisis throughout the school. Whenever I was called to help a student, I either took charge of the situation or supported those in charge. In these 15 years, I'm estimating that I participated in over 50 calls.
The teacher can be counted on to hold the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality and takes a leadership role with colleagues:
I make a concerted effort to ensure that opportunities are available for all students to be successful: