The New York State Teaching Standards
I. Knowledge of Students and Student Learning
Teachers acquire knowledge of each student and demonstrate knowledge of student development and learning to promote achievement for all students.
II. Knowledge of Content and Instructional Planning
Teachers know the content they are responsible for teaching and plan instruction that ensures growth and achievement for all students.
III. Instructional Practice
Teachers implement instruction that engages and challenges all students to meet or exceed the learning standards.
IV. Learning Environment
Teachers work with all students to create a dynamic learning environment that supports achievement and growth.
V. Assessment for Student Learning
Teachers use multiple measures to assess and document student growth, evaluate instructional effectiveness and modify instruction.
VI. Professional Responsibilities and Collaboration
Teachers demonstrate professional responsibility and engage relevant stakeholders to maximize student growth, development and learning.
VII. Professional Growth
Teachers set informed goals and strive for continuous growth.
The New York State Teacher Practice Rubrics