Congressional subcommittees to discuss strengthening the teaching profession
Date Posted: 2/26/2014 | Author: Jennifer Mitchell, CAE
On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education and Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training will hold a joint hearing entitled “Exploring Efforts to Strengthen the Teaching Profession.” The discussion will focus on improving teacher preparation and certification. The scheduled witnesses are as follows:
- Dr. Deborah A. Gist, Commissioner, Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- Dr. Marcy Singer-Gabella, Professor of the Practice of Education, Vanderbilt University
- Dr. Heather G. Peske, Associate Commissioner for Educator Quality, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- Ms. Christina Hall, Co-Founder & Co-Director, Urban Teacher Center
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