La. Admin. Code tit. 28 § CXXXI-309

Current through Register Vol. 50, No. 4, April 20, 2024
Section CXXXI-309 - General Competencies
A. The teacher candidate demonstrates, at an effective level, the Louisiana components of effective teaching as defined in Bulletin 130 and the compass teacher rubric or local personnel evaluation, as applicable.
B. The teacher candidate demonstrates mastery of the content knowledge and skills and content pedagogy needed to teach the current academic standards as defined in BESE policy.
C. The teacher candidate uses evidence to continually evaluate practice, particularly the effects of choices and actions on students and adapts practice to meet the needs of each student.
1. The teacher candidate observes and reflects on student responses to instruction to identify areas of need and make adjustments to practice.
2. The teacher candidate gathers, synthesizes, and analyzes a variety of data from a variety of sources to adapt instructional practices and other professional behaviors to better meet student needs.
3. The teacher candidate uses structured input and feedback from a variety of sources such as colleagues, mentor teachers, school leaders, and preparation faculty to adjust instructional practice and professional behaviors to better meet student needs.
D. The teacher candidate elicits and uses information about students and experiences from families and communities to support student development and learning and adjust instruction and the learning environment.
E. The teacher candidate applies knowledge of state and federal laws related to student rights and teacher responsibilities for appropriate education for students with and without exceptionalities, parents, teachers, and other professionals in making instructional decisions and communicating with colleagues and families such as laws and policies governing student privacy, special education, and limited English proficient education, including but not limited to Bulletin 1508, Bulletin 1530, Bulletin 1706, and Bulletin 1903.
F. The teacher candidate differentiates instruction, behavior management techniques, and the learning environment in response to individual student differences in cognitive, socio-emotional, language, and physical development, incorporating trauma-informed principles.
G. The teacher candidate develops and applies instructional supports and plans for an individualized education plan (IEP) or individualized accommodation plan (IAP) to allow a student with exceptionalities developmentally appropriate access to age- or grade-level instruction, individually and in collaboration with colleagues.
H. The teacher candidate applies knowledge of various types of assessments and the purposes, strengths, and limitations to select, adapt, and modify assessments to accommodate the abilities and needs of students with exceptionalities.

La. Admin. Code tit. 28, § CXXXI-309

Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 32:1799 (October 2006), amended LR 33:433 (March 2007), LR 34:1611 (August 2008), LR 35:222 (February 2009), LR 35:894 (May 2009), LR 37:559 (February 2011), LR 37:882 (March 2011), LR 40:280 (February 2014), Amended LR 431306 (7/1/2017), Amended LR 451459 (10/1/2019), Amended LR 461376 (10/1/2020), Amended LR 48421 (3/1/2022), Repromulgated LR 481023 (4/1/2022), Amended LR 481755 (7/1/2022).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:6(A)(10), (11), and (15), R.S. 17:7(6), R.S. 17:10, R.S. 17:22(6), R.S. 17:24.9, R.S. 17:391.1-391.10, and R.S. 17:411.