Panel Charged With Seeking Ways To Improve Teachers’ Training, With Emphasis On Students’ Achievement
The Hartford Courant
8:00 p.m. EST, March 7, 2012
The state Board of Education unanimously authorized a legislature Wednesday to rise a new complement in a subsequent year to urge clergyman credentials programs.
The state Board of Education unanimously authorized formulating an advisory legislature Wednesday to rise a new complement over a subsequent year to urge clergyman credentials programs.
“There are universities that are doing a good pursuit in this state and around a country,” pronounced Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor. “There are districts really satisified with a tube of teachers presented to them.”
But he said, in many instances this is not a box and “a good series of teachers” contend they need improved training and credentials for their work in a classroom.
Similar to an advisory legislature that recently grown a new horizon for evaluating teachers, a new Educator Preparation Advisory Council is a response to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s call for improved clergyman training.
The legislature is charged with building a new complement for a approval, quality, regulation, slip and accreditation of state clergyman credentials programs.
The state house pronounced a new complement should put some-more importance on a peculiarity of new graduates of training programs as totalled by their ability to lift tyro achievement. Among a factors that could be deliberate are a peculiarity of students entering training programs; feedback from propagandize districts on a peculiarity of student-teacher candidates; and a opening of new teachers — new graduates — as totalled by tyro learning.
In January, a National Council on Teacher Quality gave Connecticut a “C-minus” for state manners and regulations that figure clergyman quality.
Pryor pronounced that a new legislature should yield a “route toward remedy” for that grade.
“It’s intensely critical that we position a teachers for success,” Pryor said, “that we not simply emanate systems of accountability, though that we always provide” a support teachers need to succeed.
The new legislature will embody Pryor; Robert Kennedy, a boss of a Board of Regents for Higher Education; and member from a associations for propagandize boards, superintendents, propagandize administrators and teachers unions.
Pryor was uncertain when a legislature would start a work. The row is approaching to benefaction a recommendations to a state Board of Education by Apr 2013.
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