Central Connecticut State University
School of Technology
Technology Education Department
Assistant Professor Donald V. Schaer
Sample list of Professional Acceptance Questions
With the increased emphasis upon accountability in education, more emphasis is
being placed upon the academics of reading, writing and mathematics. How do you
see technology education making a significant contribution to this school effort?
Why do you want to be a teacher?
What is technology education?
What qualities make a teacher effective?
o Which of those qualities do you possess? How can I know this?
What do you believe to be the greatest problem facing technology education in
Do you like children? Prove that to us.
What are the ingredients of an effective learning process?
How do you handle curricular content in classes with many levels of ability?
Why did you choose technology education as a career path?
What experiences have you had which will be of help when you begin teaching?
What is your philosophy of classroom management?
What type of classroom atmosphere would you establish to prevent discipline
This is a sample list only and should not be considered all inclusive or verbatim.