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Zahidee’s Professionalism Conversation

5:37   |  Teacher: Zahideé Marcano

In this video, you will see Zahidee Marcano, the Kindergarten teacher, and Karen Smith, the Kindergarten Coach, discuss the work that Zahidee is doing in the area of professionalism. Charlotte Danielson’s focuses on professionalism in this way, “Expert teachers demonstrate professionalism in service both to students and to the profession…as [teachers] gain experience and expertise, educators find ways to contribute to their colleagues and to the profession.” (Framework Cluster 6: Professionalism 4d/4e/4f). Together these educators will explore how Zahidee co-plans with her fellow kindergarten teacher on a weekly basis. Zahidee also connects on how she has works with Kindergarten colleagues across the district individually and through the monthly district Kindergarten Cafe to grow collaborative professional learning. She is also a district model classroom for ELL play-based, Kindergarten for the district (Framework Cluster 6: The teacher takes a leadership role in finding opportunities for continued professional development and in contributing to professional organizations; Distinguished).

Grade K  |   Professionalism Conversation
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