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Implementation of Redesign of Teacher Education

The Frostburg State University professional education unit charged with the responsibility of developing, implementing, monitoring, and assessing the quality of programs for the preparation of a variety of education professionals has identified as its major conceptual organizing theme the following:

Linked Hands, Heads, and Hearts: Building Powerful Learning Communities

The six distinguishing attributes of a Frostburg graduate include the following:

  • Dedicated Professional
  • Instructional Leader
  • Continuous Assessor
  • Educational Advocate
  • Collaborative Bridge Builder
  • Reflective Decision-Maker

Redesign of Teacher Education Components

Component I: Strong Academic Background
Component II: Extensive Internship
Component III: Performance Assessment
Component IV: Linkage with PreK-12 Priorities
Component V: State Approval/NCATE Accreditation Performance Criteria

The Professional Education Unit describes the Unit's conceptual framework and provides evidence that the Unit is meeting the Redesign of Teacher Education Components in the Institutional Report.

Institutional Report (PDF)