Le Duc National Board

Entry 1 Standards

Standard Phrase Bullets to Paraphrase Key Verbs

1. Knowledge of Students

Accomplished career and technical educators are dedicated to advancing the learning and well-being of all students. They personalize their instruction and apply knowledge of human development to best understand and meet their students’ needs.

2. Knowledge of Subject Matter

Accomplished career and technical educators command a core body of knowledge about the world of work in general and the skills and processes that cut across industries, industry-specific knowledge, and a base of general academic knowledge. They draw on this knowledge to establish curricular goals, design instruction, facilitate student learning, and assess student progress.

3. Learning Environment

Accomplished career and technical educators efficiently manage their classrooms and create an environment that fosters democratic values, risk taking, and a love of learning. In this environment, students develop knowledge, skills, and confidence through contextualized learning activities, independent and collaborative laboratory work, and simulated workplace experiences.

5. Advancing Knowledge of Career and Technical Subject Matter

Accomplished career and technical educators foster experiential, conceptual, and performance-based student learning of career and technical subject matter and create important, engaging activities for students that draw upon an extensive repertoire of methods, strategies, and resources. Their practice is also marked by their ability to integrate career and technical and academic disciplines productively.

6. Assessment

Accomplished career and technical educators utilize a variety of assessment methods to obtain useful information about student learning and development, to assist students in reflecting on their own progress, and to refine their teaching.

7. Workplace Readiness

Accomplished career and technical educators develop student career decision-making and employability skills by creating opportunities for students to gain understanding of workplace cultures and expectations.

10. Reflective Practice

Accomplished career and technical educators regularly analyze, evaluate, and strengthen the effectiveness and quality of their practice through lifelong learning.