Program Goals

I. Knowledge of Self as an Individual and Professional
Goal: The candidate engages in critical self-analysis and ongoing development of personal attributes that promote professional competencies.

II. Knowledge of Content
Goal: The candidate demonstrates facility with discipline-specific knowledge and skills, and their related pedagogical principles.

III. Knowledge of the Learner
Goal: The candidate accesses resources and applies appropriate practices to ensure that all students fulfill their intellectual, social and personal potential.

IV. Knowledge of Pedagogy
Goal: While incorporating understanding of students’ diverse learning and demographic profiles, the candidate develops, implements and assesses teaching-learning processes.

V. Knowledge of Self as a Partner in a Learning Community
Goal: The candidate engages with constituencies to advance student success.

VI. Knowledge of Spiritual Self
Goal: The candidate explores spiritual ideas and ideals, and engages in endeavors compatible with Franciscan values.