Standard 7: Engages in professional growth.
Evidence
a
Demonstrates habits and skills of continuous inquiry and learning.

Class through the AEA. (Struggling Readers Class - Summer 09)
I also continually develop new projects for students based on the elements and principles of design. I feel that new development keeps me informed about new ways to teach. (Journal - added projects)
b
Works collaboratively to improve professional practice and student learning.

Email to staff on specific students. (Contact me to view this evidence.)
c
Applies research, knowledge, and skills from professional development opportunities to improve practice.

Observation - 10-27-09 - Stated that I use repeated reading which was learned in the Struggling Readers class.
d
Establishes and implements professional development plans based upon the teacher's needs aligned to the Iowa teaching standards and district/building student achievement goals.

Dibels data on Tiger Time Group reflects the improvements to my students throught the year.
e
Provides an analysis of student learning and growth based on teacher-created tests and authentic measures as well as any standarized and districwide tests.

Data gathered on final art projects and evaluations.

(Specific example: Model Man measuring)