Candidate Dispositions

PROFESSIONAL DISPOSITIONS EXPECTED OF CANDIDATES
Faculty model and encourage all candidates to reflect dispositions that represent the values and attitudes expected of professionals in the field of education. These dispositions are based on the Education Unit’s conceptual framework and encompass several behavioral indicators within the three program outcomes. As candidates move through their programs it is expected they demonstrate these dispositions.  A list of these dispositions is found at: Dispositions.

EVALUATION OF PROFESSIONAL DISPOSITIONS EXPECTED OF CANDIDATES

Master Teachers will assess candidate dispositions according to the evaluation below, which is also used to evaluate Teacher Candidates in the Multiple Subject Credential Program. This evaluation is based on the  COE Vision, Mission and Values  and Candidate Dispositions. All disposition evaluations will be due by the last day of class during the first semester according to the CSUF academic calendar. 

COE Mission Statement
The College of Education is committed to the preparation and professional development of innovative and transformative educators who advance just, equitable, and inclusive education. As a professional community of scholar-practitioners, we promote creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking as fundamental to student achievement and success in a diverse and interconnected world.

SSCP Fieldwork Evaluation:  Candidate Dispositions
Faculty model and encourage all candidates to reflect dispositions that represent the values and attitudes expected of professionals in the field of education. These dispositions are based on the Education Unit’s conceptual framework and encompass several behavioral indicators within the three program outcomes. As candidates move through their programs it is expected they demonstrate a commitment to fairness and a belief that all children can learn through an increasing ability to: promote diversity, engage in collaborative endeavors, think critically, maintain professional and ethical standards, and value life-long learning.