As the new national accreditor for educator preparation, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is seeking volunteers to serve on the its governance committees. This is an unprecedented opportunity to truly shape CAEP as the new accrediting body for educator preparation through service on its first governing bodies. In its commitment to inclusivity and transparency, CAEP is opening the application process to self-recommendation in addition to recommendations from CAEP member and affiliate organizations. CAEP will be soliciting volunteers from various sectors, including P-12 practitioners, policymakers, postsecondary faculty and administrators, employers, parents, school board members, and the public at-large. ..
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Following up from the December Task Force report, Our Responsibility, Our Promise, CCSSO is accepting applications from states interested in piloting the ten recommendations from the report and moving forward in their efforts to improve teacher and leader preparation.
CCSSO is dedicated to supporting states to ensure successes in this work. The application process will assess states' readiness to take on this work, including the political will to carry out the work and readiness to collaborate to find solutions to thorny issues such as teacher/leader mobility and data sharing.
On May 15, Janice Poda offered a webinar to states ..
Education Week is shining a "Spotlight" for a limited time, free of charge on Teacher Evaluation. Spotlights feature past written articles selected by Education Week's editors on specific topics.
This spotlight includes six articles that were selected for their insights on:
- Understanding how teacher evaluation models are changing
- Using combined measures to evaluate teacher performance
- Considering value added and growth index models carefully
- Boosting staff growth and development with teacher evaluation
- How to best evaluate special education teachers
We have created a module with links to the individual articles HERE. The Spotlight comes in one downloadable PDF file and ..
By Kate Dando
To strengthen state implementation of Common Core State Standards and meaningful teacher evaluations, the Aspen Institute and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today released a set of recommendations for forging coherence across these efforts at CCSSO's Implementing the Common Core Standards (ICCS) meeting of 22 states in New Orleans. Teaching to the Core: Integrating Implementation of Common Core and Teacher Effectiveness Policies, authored by the Aspen Institute's Ross Wiener, suggests ten actions for state leaders.
"States are actively seeking ways to provide greater support to teachers and principals on both Common Core implementation and ..
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By Kate Dando To strengthen state implementation of Common Core State Standards and meaningful teacher evaluations, the Aspen Institute a...