INTASC Standards for Teacher Education
The Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) is a consortium of state education agencies and national educational organizations dedicated to the reform of the preparation, licensing, and on-going professional development of teachers. The work of INTASC is guided by one basic premise: An effective teacher must be able to integrate content knowledge with the specific strengths and needs of students to assure that all students learn and perform at high levels.
- Content Pedagogy
- Student Development
- Diverse Learners
- Multiple Instructional Strategies
- Motivation & Management
- Communication & Technology
- Reflective Practice1. Content Pedagogy
- School & Community Involvement
In addition, the State of Montana ARM 10.58.501(1)(a)-(m) requires that successful teacher candidates:
(a) demonstrate understanding of and ability to integrate knowledge of the history, cultural heritage, and contemporary status of American Indians and tribes in Montana;
(e) demonstrate understanding of personal cultural and socioeconomic biases and teaching style differences that affect one's teaching;
(m) demonstrate the ability to foster contextual and experiential learning and to build connections between academic learning and the skills required in the present and future workforce.