WGU expects teacher candidates and graduates of its licensure programs to have the required proficiencies and to demonstrate the dispositions and professional practice appropriate to the field of teacher education.
Demonstrated proficiencies built into the WGU Teachers College Programs include the following:
Initial Licensure Programs
Ethics, Dispositions, and Professional Practice
Throughout their careers as professional educators, from enrollment through graduation and beyond, teacher candidates are expected to develop and demonstrate the following ethics, dispositions, and professional practice appropriate to the field of teacher education:
In addition to these eight dispositions, WGU expects teacher candidates at all times to demonstrate professional behavior and communications in all their interactions (written, verbal, and nonverbal) with other WGU students, WGU mentors and staff, as well as with those they encounter in the field.