There are a lot of competency tests designed as a tool for personal professional assessment of the teachers. These came about when the average SAT scores dipped in the 1960’s and 1980’s. The tests require teachers to answer essay questions related to education and some questions pertaining to basic skills such as grammar, punctuation, spelling and mathematica, as well as some values assessment.
For me however, the best test of competency is the quality of persons that become out of the students who have acquired education from a teacher. It might take a while to see, but teachers, ever since, knew what they’re worth.
Clark, K. (2008... It has often been said that teaching...