The Disposition Concerns Assessment form was revised by the Council for Teacher Education in April 2016.
Disposition Concerns are submitted when behaviors or actions of an Illinois State University teacher candidate do not meet the expectations of professionalism listed under “Disposition Indicators.”
Disposition Concerns can be written by any individual associated with the teacher candidate. (Example: university secretary, school district staff, professor, technology support staff, PK-12 teacher, etc.)
The person writing the disposition must indicate whether or not the disposition is resolvable. If it is, the end date as to when it can be resolved must be indicated on the form and it must be completed before the end of the semester in which it was filed.
Disposition Concerns may be resolved by the major department.
Unresolved disposition concerns are indicated on the teacher candidate gateways.
Three unresolved disposition concerns result in the stoppage of progress toward the degree.
When a teacher candidate's progress has been stopped, the candidate may appeal; Appeals Process