SCTS 4.0 Rubric

The SCTS 4.0 rubric is based on the performance standards designed and validated by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET). The SCTS 4.0 includes four domains: instruction, planning, environment, and professionalism. There are 12 indicators of instruction, three indicators of planning, four indicators of environment, and four indicators of professionalism. Each indicator is rated using a 4-point scale (1 – Unsatisfactory; 2 – Needs Improvement; 3 – Proficient; 4 – Exemplary).