CCSSO recently convened a wide range of stakeholders through the Certification and Licensure Collective (CLC) to support states to improve certification and licensure systems, including initial licensure, renewal, and reciprocity or teacher mobility.
Every student deserves a quality teacher, and every teacher deserves the support to be prepared and successful in the classroom.
This report describes only a handful of innovative policies and initiatives that states and local districts
are pursuing to tackle the six pipeline challenges. There are many more, and new ideas continue to
CCSSO, through its Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC), is pleased to offer this set of combined resources that both define and support ongoing teacher effectiveness to ensure
These new model core teaching standards outline what all teachers across all content and grade levels should know and be able to do to be effective in today's learning contexts.
CCSSO and the Aspen Institute released a set of recommendations for forging coherence across common core and educator effectiveness.
This discussion paper is a companion piece to the InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards: A Resource for State Dialog (April 2011) and describes pol
State education chiefs across the country know that great teachers inspire, educate, and open doors of opportunity for children of all backgrounds. Achieving the aspiration of a great teacher in every classroom requires state leadership.