The Disposition Concerns Assessment form was revised by the Council for Teacher Education in October 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 if the disposition is resolvable or unresolvable. If it is resolvable, the end date as to when it must be resolved must be indicated on the form. The person writing the disposition concern must contact Troy Hinkel, Associate Director of the Lauby Teacher Education Center, to inform him that the disposition concern has been resolved. If not, the disposition concern remains in place.
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