Standard 5

Faculty are qualified and model best professional practices in scholarship, service, and teaching, including the assessment of their own effectiveness as related to candidate performance; they also collaborate with colleagues in the disciplines and schools. The unit systematically evaluates faculty performance and facilitates professional development.

IR Standard 5

5.1 How does the unit ensure that its professional education faculty contributes to the preparation of effective educators through scholarship, service, teaching, collaboration and assessment of their performance?
5.2 Please respond to 5.2.a if this is the standard on which the unit is moving to the target level. If it is not the standard on which you are moving to the target level, respond to 5.2.b.
5.2.a Standard on which the unit is moving to the target level
  • Describe areas of the standard at which the unit is currently performing at the target level.
  • Summarize activities and their impact on candidate performance and program quality that have led to target level performance.
  • Discuss plans and timelines for obtaining and/or sustaining target level performance as articulated in the rubrics of unit Standard 5.
5.2.b Continuous improvement
  • Summarize activities and changes based on data that have led to continuous improvement of candidate performance and program quality.
  • Discuss plans for sustaining and enhancing performance through continuous improvement as articulated in unit Standard 5.
5.3 Exhibits
5.3.a Data table on qualifications of professional education faculty. (This table can be complied in the online template from data submitted for national program reviews or compiled in Excel, Word, or another format and uploaded as an exhibit.)
5.3.b Data table on qualifications of clinical faculty (e.g., P-12 school professionals and professional education faculty responsible for instruction, supervision, and/or assessment of candidates during field experiences and clinical practice).
5.3.c Policies and practices to assure clinical faculty meet unit expectations
5.3.d Policies, expectations, and samples of faculty scholarly activities
5.3.e Summary of faculty service and collaborative activities in schools (e.g., collaborative project with school faculty, teacher professional development, and addressing the needs of low performing schools) and with the professional community (e.g., grants, evaluations, task force participation, provision of professional development, offering courses, etc.)
5.3.f Policies, procedures, and practices for faculty evaluation (including promotion and tenure) and summaries of the results in areas of teaching, scholarship and service
5.3.g Policies, procedures, and practices for professional development and summaries of the results