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Candidate Self-Reflection: Professional Disposition Questionnaire (PDQ)

Candidate Self-Reflection: Professional Disposition Questionnaire (PDQ)

McNeese State University
Burton College of Education
Candidate Self-Reflection:
Professional Disposition Questionnaire
Select you Program (MAT, Traditional, PBC) and Content area(s) certified in:



Candidates: Please self-reflect and rate yourself honestly according to each statement below.

Instructions: Using the chart below, select a number on the continuum that you believe best describes your qualitites. You may provide comments to clarify any response.

Evaluation Scale:
(5) Always: 100%, 5 of 5 times
(4) Frequently: 80%, 4 of 5 times
(3) Occasionally: 60%, 3 of 5 times
(2) Infrequently: 40%, 2 of 5 times
(1) Rarely: 20%, 1 of 5 times
(0) Never: 0%, 0 of 5 times
Professional Commitment and Responsibility
5: Always (100%, 5 of 5 times)4: Frequently (80%, 4 of 5 times)3: Occasionally (60%, 3 of 5 times)2: Infrequently (40%, 2 of 5 times)1: Rarely (20%, 1 of 5 times)0: Never (0%, 0 times)
Engages in the learning process InTASC 9n *
Demonstrates enthusiasm for learning InTASC 9n *
Produces high quality work InTASC 9o *
Demonstrates initiative suitable to the context InTASC 9n *
Conveys confidence when interacting with students, peers, and/or professionals in small group situations InTASC 9o *
Conveys confidence when interacting with students, peers, and/or professionals in large group situations InTASC 9o *
Prepares, organizes, and meets assignment due dates InTASC 9o *
Demonstrates reliability by following through with commitments InTASC 9o *
Maintains confidentiality of student information and records InTASC 9j *
Follows timelines and due dates InTASC 9o *
Arrives on time InTASC 9o *
Dresses appropriately for the situation InTASC 9o *
Is well-groomed InTASC 9o *
Intra/Interpersonal Skills
5: Always (100%, 5 of 5 times)4: Frequently (80%, 4 of 5 times)3: Occasionally (60%, 3 of 5 times)2: Infrequently (40%, 2 of 5 times)1: Rarely (20%, 1 of 5 times)0: Never (0%, 0 times)
Reflects on own practices and behavior InTASC 9e *
Accepts evaluative feedback from peers and/or professionals InTASC 2j *
Monitors and changes behavior to improve teaching skills InTASC 2j *
Collaborates effectively with peers InTASC 3o *
Collaborates equally during group activities InTASC 3j *
Contributes relevant information during group activities InTASC 3j *
Considers all points of view and shows appreciation for diversity InTASC 9i *
Uses effective communication strategies when speaking with students, families, peers, and professionals InTASC 3l *
Communicates respectfully when speaking with students, families, peers, & professionals InTASC 3r *
Maintains professional boundaries with all the individuals InTASC 9j *
Demonstrates good judgment & discretion when interacting with peers & professionals InTASC 9j *
Attitudes Toward Learners
5: Always (100%, 5 of 5 times)4: Frequently (80%, 4 of 5 times)3: Occasionally (60%, 3 of 5 times)2: Infrequently (40%, 2 of 5 times)1: Rarely (20%, 1 of 5 times)0: Never (0%, 0 times)
Interacts positively with learners, including those from diverse backgrounds InTASC 2j *
Uses effective communication strategies to teach learners InTASC 3l *
Demonstrates high energy and enthusiasm when teaching InTASC 3i *
Expects children and adolescents to learn and be successful InTASC 1h *
Motivates and engages children and adolescents in learning InTASC 3i *
Creates flexible learning environments to meet the needs of all learners InTASC 5s *