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Public Comment Period Opens for National Educational Leadership Preparation Standards

Drafters Seek Feedback on Expectations for Building and District Leaders

 

Connecticut Teacher Named 2016 National Teacher of the Year

The Council of Chief State School Officers today announced that Jahana Hayes, a high school history teacher in Waterbury, CT is the 2016 National Teacher of the Year.

 

States Submit Teacher Equity Plans This Week

All states are submitting their teacher equity plans to the U.S. Department of Education this week.

 

Texas Teacher Named 2015 National Teacher of the Year

The Council of Chief State School Officers today announced that Shanna Peeples, a high school English teacher from Amarillo, Texas, is the 2015 National Teacher of the Year.

 

CCSSO Announces Four Finalists for 2015 National Teacher of the Year Award

CCSSO has announced the four finalists for the 2015 National Teacher of the Year. One of them will be named the 2015 National Teacher of the Year in April, spending a year traveling the nation to represent educators and advocate on behalf of teachers.

 

CCSSO and NPBEA Seek Public Comment on Draft Refreshed Standards for Education Leaders

Two national education organizations are seeking feedback from the public on draft refreshed standards for education leaders that aim to ensure district and school leaders are able to improve student achievement and meet new, higher expectations.

Network for Transforming Educator Preparation (NTEP)    

Network for Transforming Educator Preparation (NTEP)

In 2012, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) convened a Task Force on Transforming Educator Preparation and Entry into the Profession that issued a call to action to chief state school officers and identified action steps that states could take to improve the workforce upon entry into the education profession