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MoSTEP Examiner's Handbook

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Part I - Introduction
Introduction  
Conditions and Procedures for Approving Professional Education Programs      
Site Visit Protocol and Timeline         
The Standards
The Site Visit Coordinator
The Standards
The Site Visit Coordinator
Selecting a Date for the Site Visit     
Selection of Candidate Portfolios for Examination
Arranging for and Conducting the Pre-Visit Meeting
Site Visit Logistics
More About the Team Work Rooms and Exhibit Room
Suggestions for Compiling Material for Each Program         
Selection and Appointment of Examining Team Members 

Unit and Program Documentation Reviewed Prior to and During the Site Visit
Standard by Standard Highlights
Issues to Address in the Unit’s Outline of the Institutional Report
Conducting the Site Visit
Interviews
Classroom Observations
Visits to Field Sites
Branch Campuses, Off-campus Programs, and Distance Learning Programs
The Exit Conference
The MoSTEP Examiner's Report
Institutional Rejoinder to the MoSTEP Examiners' Report
Appendices:

Appendix 1 The MoSTEP Standards

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Appendix 2 - Rubrics for Unit Standards

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Appendix 3  Data Gathering Forms

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Appendix 4 – Rubrics for Beginning Teachers

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 Appendix 5 – Rubrics for School Leaders

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Appendix 6 - Rubrics for School Counselor Candidate Portfolios(Standard 1.4.1)

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Appendix 7 – Rubrics for School Library-Media Specialist Portfolios (Standard 1.5)

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Appendix 8– Site Visit Schedule Template

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Appendix  9 – Interview Planning Form

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Appendix  10 – Questions for Examiners

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Appendix 11 – MoSTEP Team Member Evaluation Form

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Appendix 12 – MoSTEP Team Chair Evaluation Form

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Glossary

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