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Diversity Proficiencies

  1. Candidates demonstrate through research, instructional planning, curriculum development, pedagogy, assessment, and/or other professional practice an understanding of educational issues related to ethnic, racial, linguistic, socioeconomic gender, religious, geographical diversity, and learning diversity.

  2. Candidates cultivate classroom and professional climates that value diversity and are consistent with the belief that all students can learn.

  3. Candidates effectively adapt professional practice to account for differences such as those related to ethnicity, culture, race, socioeconomic status, gender, language, learning exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area within discipline specific standards.

  4. Candidates collaborate in positive ways with other professionals and families in intercultural contexts across differences such as ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, learning exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area.
Teaching, learning and scholarly inquiry for an intercultural world.

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