Values Based Professionalism

Graduates of Misericordia University's TED shall know and be comfortable with themselves in ways which cause them to reflective practitioners who are be willing and able to work effectively with students, other professionals, and parents.

They will be fully aware of their profession's standards and practices, including its codes of ethics; look forward to being contributing members and active leaders of their profession; and function ethically and responsibly as members of their communities.

They shall adopt the disposition of being a lifelong learner in order to remain an effective educator in a rapidly changing environment. Graduates shall demonstrate a willingness to engage in professional development activities that ensure continued mastery of content and pedagogy by embracing the challenge of continuous improvement and change, and by committing to staying current on the latest advances and understandings in the specific discipline.