NCTQ Standard 15 - Secondary Methods
The program requires teacher candidates to practice instructional techniques specific to their content area.
Standard applies to: Secondary Education programs.
Indicators that the program meets the standard:
15.1 The program requires teacher candidates to take a subject-specific methods course in the area of certification.
15.2. Methods courses focus on specific instructional strategies that will improve the delivery of content and include field work or a concurrent practicum that holds teacher candidates individually accountable for mastering instructional skills.
William Carey University's School of Education participated in the Blue Ribbon Commission on the Redesign of Teacher Preparation Programs. The following report outlines the School of Education's redesign implementation plan.