Monthly Archives: December 2016

Leading the Change

By Kimberly Walden “We don’t just want educators to be part of the necessary change-we need them to lead it.” –John King, Secretary of Education In early November, we did just this. The Teach to Lead Summit in Washington, D.C. allowed teams from across the country to gather for two days of planning, developing, and [...]

2017-01-03T20:58:50-05:00 December 15th, 2016|

Preparing pre-service teachers with mentors: a point of agreement

By John Clark Just before the election, more than 100 educators descended upon the U.S. Department of Education – not to lobby for better policy, but to work in conjunction with the Department to raise the bars on enrollment and effectiveness from teacher preparation programs; to find new ways to recruit and prepare the next [...]

2017-01-03T05:05:52-05:00 December 2nd, 2016|