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10 Doane Education Standards for the Developing Professional

  1. To understand content knowledge of the discipline(s). 
  2. To understand how children learn and develop, and provides opportunities which support intellectual, social, and personal growth.
  3. To recognize and provide for the individual differences and diversity of their students.  
  4. To use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage student's development of skills, and strategies, for critical thinking and problem solving. 
  5. To create a positive learning environment by utilizing motivational strategies and classroom management. 
  6. To apply knowledge of effective communication techniques.
  7. To utilize effective planning techniques.
  8. To understand the assessment process.
  9. To be a reflective practitioner who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
  10. To foster relationships with school colleagues, families, and agencies in the larger community to support students' learning and well-being.