New York State Teaching Standards
New York State
September 12, 2011
Standard 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.
Standard 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.
Standard III: Instructional Practice
Teachers implement instruction that engages and challenges all students to meet or exceed the learning standards.
Standard IV: Learning Environment
Teachers work with all students to create a dynamic learning environment that supports achievement and growth.
Standard V: Assessment for Student Learning
Teachers use multiple measures to assess and document student growth, evaluate instructional effectiveness, and modify instruction.
Standard VI: Professional Responsibilities and Collaboration
Teachers demonstrate professional responsibility and engage relevant stakeholders to maximize student growth, development, and learning.
Standard VII: Professional Growth
Teachers set informed goals and strive for continuous professional growth.