Profile of a Secondary Education Teacher Candidate

Graduating candidates of the Secondary Education program possess the following characteristics to employ in their own classrooms:

WCU Graduates

  • Use effective teaching practices to help students learn worthwhile knowledge and skills and develop the ability to use what they learn for their own purposes.
  • Reflect on their practice and student learning to continue to grow their knowledge in both content and pedagogical knowledge.
  • Advocate for equitable access to ensure success of all students in all settings as partners with parents and the community they serve.
  • Serve as leaders demonstrating our core-values throughout their careers in an effort to promote productive change to inspire student learning.
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