Component 4F

Showing professionalism

As a result of this tech book, you will learn:

  • About the component
  • Why the component is important
  • Elements associated with the component
  • How to identify possible artifacts


Component 4F is about showing your professionalism for the field of teaching. We need to be maintaining ethical conduct, advocacting for our students, and following the rules of school district.Component 4F is about how to conduct yourself as a professional in the teaching field. It is focused upon being ethical, advocating for our students, high standards of decision making, and obeying school district rules.


Component 4F is important because
  • Professionalism is about trust, honesty, integrity, confidentiality, & advocacy.
  • It refers to how a teacher conducts himself/herself in the school, with colleagues, students, and the community.
  • It focuses upon service to both students and to the profession of education.
  • We need to understand that our interactions with others has a direct impact on student learning.


Possible artifacts

Artifacts for component 4F include:

  • Be on time, respectful, and courteous
  • Dress appropriately and professionally.
  • Have a positive attitude towards yourself, peers, administration, and students.
  • Assist ALL learners


Danielson, C. (2007). Enhancing professional practice a framework for teaching (2nd ed.). Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.