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Professional Disposition Qualities (PDQ) Form - Candidate

Professional Disposition Qualities (PDQ) Form - Candidate

McNeese State University
Professional Disposition Qualities (PDQ) Form - Candidate
Level III
**Note: If the course number is followed by E, P, or S, please include the letter in this field after the number. Do not separate the number and letter with a space.
Please rate yourself on the following form by selecting the number on the continuum that you believe best describes your qualities. Your cooperating teacher and/or instructors will also complete the PDQ. If needed, an improvement plan will be developed to increase your overall effectiveness as a teacher candidate and professional teacher.

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 times
Professional Commitment and Responsibility
Professional Commitment and Responsibility
54321
Engages in the learning process
Demonstrates enthusiasm for learning
Produces high quality work
Demonstrates initiative suitable to the context
Conveys confidence when interacting with students, peers, and/or professionals in small group situations
Conveys confidence when interacting with students, peers, and/or professionals in large group situations
Prepares, organizes, and meets assignment due dates
Demonstrates reliability by following through with commitments
Maintains confidentiality of student information and records
Follows timelines and due dates
Arrives on time
Dresses appropriately for the situation
Is well groomed
Intra/Interpersonal Skills
Intra/Interpersonal Skills
54321
Reflects on own practices and behavior
Accepts evaluative feedback from peers and/or professionals
Monitors and changes behavior to improve teaching skills
Collaborates effectively with peers
Collaborates equally during group activities
Contributes relevant information during group activities
Considers all points of view and shows appreciation for diversity
Uses effective communication strategies when speaking with students, families, peers, and professionals
Communicates respectfully when speaking with students, families, peers, and professionals
Maintains professional boundaries with all individuals
Demonstrates good judgment and discretion when interacting with peers and professionals
Attitude Toward Learners
Attitude Toward Learners
54321
Interacts positively with learners including those from diverse backgrounds
Uses effective communication strategies to teach learners
Demonstrates high energy and enthusiasm when teaching
Expects children and adolescents to learn and be successful
Motivates and engages children and adolescents in learning
Creates flexible learning environments to meet the needs of all learners
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