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Congressional subcommittees to discuss strengthening the teaching profession

Teach the Vote
Teach the Vote

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
View a live webcast of tomorrow's hearing starting at 9 am central time.


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