2. Legal Framework for PEC Program Florida Statute/State Board Rule
School districts must document mastery of
… 16 teaching competencies
… 12 Florida Educator Accomplished Practices (FEAP).
FS 1012.52 (2) Teacher quality
6A-5.066 (2) (b) Approval of Educator Preparation Programs
3. 16 Teacher Competencies The teacher will be able to
--Write and speak in a logical…
--Read, comprehend and interpret…
--Compute, think logically, and solve
General Knowledge Test (math, reading, English lang., and essay)
(must be passed before the end of current school year)
4. 16 Teacher Competencies (continued) Reading/math strategies
Promoting parent involvement/
collaborative relationships with
students’ families (2)
Crisis intervention (violence)/
Substance abuse prevention
Child abuse reporting
Effective grading of student
5. 12 Florida Educator Accomplished Practices State Board Rule 6A-5.065
(To be demonstrated by the first-year teacher at the “preprofessional level”)
Human Development and Learning.
Knowledge of Subject Matter.
Role of the Teacher.
6. BT Super Heroes Wanted
7. Documenting Mastery of Professional Education Competence Individual Professional Development Plan (page 1).
--2 by BT Mentor.
-- 2 by BT Administrator.
--1 by BT Mentor.
--1 by BT Administrator.
8. Teacher Assessment-Part A Sample
Area I: Facilitates Student Independent
Development and Learning
Begins class work and shifts activities without delay
Orients students to purpose and
activities of lesson
Allows for student choices in learning activities
Establishes criteria for student self evaluation of academic work
Teaches or refers to learning strategies
and study skills
Provides beginning review of yesterday’s lesson
Provides review of today’s lesson at
end of class
Have your materials ready and plan system for handing out quickly…
Have agenda for the week posted and review today’s agenda…
Give choice of homework assignment: workbook page or on-line resource…
Post rubric for “A” papers…
Refer students to poster on the wall listing steps in the strategy for today’s work…
Remind students of yesterday’s lesson or learning; connect today’s objectives...
Review important points; have students write learnings in journal…
9. Teacher Assessment-Part B aka “The Conference”
10. Professional Education Competence (PEC) Program Overview 2009-2010 Purpose
Designed for teachers holding temporary certificates
--required to complete a professional education competence program
--required to complete fewer than 3 college courses.
Provides district- and school-based support leading to optimal teacher performance and student achievement—and a successful first year of teaching.
11. PEC Program Overview 2009-2010 (continued) Testing Requirements
Leon County School District requires passing scores on
General Knowledge Test
(all 4 sections—before the end of the current school year. Failure to meet the deadline disqualifies you from teaching in any Florida public school until all sections are passed).
Subject-area Exam - (specified by teacher's Statement of Status of Eligibility).
You must pass the Subject Area Exam during your first semester of teaching.
Professional Education Test.
(You must pass the Professional Education Test prior to your program completion date).
All three tests must be passed in order to complete the
district’s PEC Program.
12. PEC Program Overview 2009-2010 (continued) FEAP/Competency-based Training Requirements
Survival Training (online)
Beacon Online Courses
“Professional Practices for Educators”
“Student Advocacy and Legal Issues”
Meetings with BT Mentor.
Meetings with team/department.
Training in reading strategies and technology.
13. PEC Program Overview 2009-2010 (continued) Assessment of PEC Program Completion
Individual Professional Development Plan.
Teacher Assessment – Part A.
Teacher Assessment – Part B.
FEAP Mastery Verification Form.
PEC Program Documentation Folder.
Program Completion Verification Form
PEC Program must be completed by assigned due date for BT to be
eligible for consideration for reappointment for the following school year.
14. PEC Program Overview 2009-2010 (continued) PEC Program Support
District Lead Mentor
School Support Team –
-- BT Administrator.
-- BT Mentor (assigned to you by your school principal).
(assigned by project manager to monitor testing schedules and scores).
Testing Tutors (by request).
MOM Mentor (by request).
15. PEC Program Teacher Expectations
Take and pass required tests early.
Maintain contact with BT Mentor.
Be prepared for classroom observations/evaluation conferences.
Complete 3 required online courses.
Attend all required on-site meetings and maintain training log.
Complete all assignments.
Submit program completion documentation to BT Mentor by due date.
(The project manager at Staff Development assigns your due date.)
16. Thank you, New Teachers!
All of us at Staff Development and Leon County Schools appreciate your willingness to give your time and talents to teaching our students.
17. Everything You Ever Wanted— Now On-line
18. If you have questions about this year’s BT Programs--
Please contact Carol Allen or
in the Staff Development Department
19. New Teachers Today— Highly Qualified for Our Future