Chris Minnich, Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), spoke today at the U.S. Department of Education’s Roundtable Discussion on Teacher Equity. The following are his full prepared remarks from the discussion today.
The Innovation Lab Network and 2Revolutions published the Roadmap for Competency-based Systems: Leveraging Next Generation Technologies, a free, interactive tool to guide states and school districts as they work with stakeholder groups to implement a successful competency-based education system.
To assist states in answering questions about the Common Core, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) worked with David T. Conley, Co-Chair of the Validation Committee for the Common Core State Standards Initiative, to publish The Common Core State Standards: Insight into Their Development and Purpose.
Gene Wilhoit, former Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, released the following statement today to clarify the process used to develop the Common Core State Standards.
Two national education organizations have launched a major effort to refresh model standards for education leaders to ensure leaders are better able to improve student achievement and meet new, higher expectations of them.
Chris Minnich, Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, released the following statement after Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed House Bill 3399 into law.
Chris Minnich, Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, released the following statement to mark the four-year anniversary of states working together to develop a set of consistent standards for proficiency in English language arts and mathematics for grades K-12. Because of this work, all states and the District of Columbia now are working to transition to higher academic standards.
The Council of Chief State School Officers announced today that Sean McComb, a high school English teacher from Maryland, was named the 64th National Teacher of the Year. McComb, along with all 2014 State Teachers of the Year, will be recognized by President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House on May 1, 2014.
Wednesday April 23, CCSSO hosted state chiefs from Maryland, North Carolina, New Mexico and Tennessee to talk about Common Core Implementation in their states.
CCSSO President and Kentucky Commissioner of Education, Terry Holliday delivered an address before state leaders from across the country taking stock of the state of state education.