Graduate Outcomes


1.   Advanced Candidates further develop their Professional Dispositions in order to:
1.1 Lead inquiries about relevant issues to affirm current practice or initiate constructive changes.
1.2 Reflect skillfully on relevant issues with breadth, depth, and rigor to maintain effective professional practice.
1.3 Model life-long learning by inquiring and reflecting upon personal and professional progress and engaging in meaningful professional development. 
1.4 Communicate their belief that all people can learn by setting appropriately high expectations for all stakeholders.
1.5 Model fairness and honesty by attending to multiple perspectives in ethical/equitable decisions in meeting the needs of all stakeholders.


2.   Advanced Candidates further develop their knowledge of the Unique Nature of Individuals in order to:
2.1 Apply an advanced knowledge of how people learn by designing and implementing developmentally appropriate, challenging, and engaging opportunities.
2.2 Make decisions based on the recognition that individuals differ across cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas and by designing experiences using differentiated approaches.
2.3 Model a proficient knowledge of culture by creating inclusive environments and equitable opportunities for all stakeholders.


3.   Advanced Candidates further develop their knowledge of Content in order to:
3.1 Promote the role of formal education in contemporary society by expanding their understanding of professional philosophies and practices.
3.2 Model and promote continuous growth of knowledge and skills by implementing state and professional standards.
3.3 Apply advanced knowledge and skills by independently investigating topics, issues and problems.


4.   Advanced Candidates further develop their knowledge of Effective Strategies in order to:
4.1 Apply the knowledge of content, individuals, community, pedagogy and practice by implementing responsible change in a supportive manner.
4.2 Utilize a variety of methods, strategies and approaches and resources, media and technology by empowering individuals to pursue continuous growth.
4.3 Apply advanced knowledge and skills by systematically organizing, analyzing, evaluating and reporting data effectively.
4.4 Provide leadership for educational endeavors by incorporating the reflective capacity to create, organize, facilitate and evaluate caring communities for the benefit of all stakeholders.


5.   Advanced Candidates further develop their knowledge of Professional Responsibility and Skills in order to:
5.1 Responsibly make ethical choices in meeting personal and professional obligations, and in forming appropriate ethical relationships.
5.2 Lead the collaborations between individuals, families, colleagues, other professionals, and community members in sharing the responsibility for individual growth and development, learning, and well-being.

5.3 Communicate skillfully (listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and visually representing) through various media with individuals, families, colleagues, other professionals and community members in respectful, tactful, proper and culturally responsive ways.



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