Teacher Education

Syllabi Requirements for Teacher Education Accreditation

Note: the information below is in addition to other requirements for your syllabi, directed by your department, college, or the university.

For all Professional Education Faculty members who teach methods or professional education sequence courses:

All methods syllabi and professional education sequence syllabi:

  • Mission Statement (“Educating for Reflective Practice”)
  • Inclusion of all 10 Standards (INTASC) (see below)
  • Appropriate Standards mapped to your course objectives

Secondary: Inclusion of objectives and activities which teach:

  • Strategies for reading in the content area
  • Classroom management strategies (students want to also experience discipline strategies for most disruptive students)
  • Collaborative teaching model with special education teachers (soon to include ELL, Gifted, and At Risk)
    • Syllabus objective: develop in students a predisposition for collaboration
  • Computer technology related to instruction for all areas waived from INSTTECH 1020 (Business, Industrial Tech, and Science)

Art, Music, P.E.

Art majors - Inclusion of objectives and activities which teach:

  • Computer technology related to instruction in art

Music majors - Inclusion of objectives and activities which teach:

  • Computer technology related to instruction in music
  • Assessment strategies

P.E. majors - Inclusion of objectives and activities which teach:

  • Strategies to teach diverse learners

INTASC [Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium]  are principles for preparing beginning teachers. They reflect knowledge, performance, and dispositions needed to successfully teach today’s P - 12 students. Included are:

  1. Learner Development
  2. Learning Differences
  3. Learning Envirornments
  4. Content Knowledge
  5. Application of Content
  6. Assessment
  7. Plan for Instruction
  8. Instructional Strategies;
  9. Professional Learning and Ethical Practice
  10. Leadership and Collaboration