11:20 AM -- 12:20 PM
Improving Teacher Preparation and Teacher Effectiveness (session #330)
This Teacher Quality Plenary Panel will focus on new thinking and action related to teacher preparation efforts, how data is allowing for deeper evaluation of preparation programs and critical issues for policymakers to consider for improving the teacher pipeline. National teacher preparation experts will discuss and debate best practices.
Tony Bennett, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Indiana Department of Education, Indiana
Holly Franks Boffy, 2010 Louisiana State Teacher of the Year, Paul Breaux Middle School, Louisiana
Jonathan Plucker, Director and Professor, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, Indiana
Paul Reville, Secretary of Education, Executive Office of Education, Massachusetts
Philip Schmidt, Associate Provost, Western Governors University, Utah