Course Description:

EDUC 301 PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT I This seminar is designed to initiate professional growth and development for the pre-service teacher at all levels. A variety of large group, small group, and individual learning experiences will be explored which focus on contemporary educational issues. Students will also be introduced to the Missouri Standards for Professional Educators (MoSPE). Teacher candidates will take their initial Missouri Educator Profile (MEP) in conjunction with this class. All students seeking initial teacher certification must register for this course in their first semester of enrollment in any education course. Students are required to complete their Teacher Education Admission Packet in conjunction with EDUC 301 in preparation for their interview for admission into the Teacher Education Program. This course will not be accepted in transfer from another institution and cannot be taken through Directed Study, Credit for Prior Learning, or Credit by Exam. One Credit, Fall, Spring, Summer