We believe that educator preparation plays a vital role in ensuring that every child in this country receives an excellent education. Achieving that vision means working alongside leaders at all levels of educator preparation – including deans, directors of teacher education, clinical faculty, school district partners, and others – to prepare beginning teachers who are good on day one, and on the path to be great over time.
What We Do
We focus our support in three areas:
We empower leaders in educator preparation to design rigorous, coherent experiences for every teacher-candidate they prepare.
Gather Common Evidence
We help educator-preparation programs gather common evidence on the knowledge and skills of their teacher-candidates and on program performance, and to use this data to improve.
We advocate for policies that will help leaders improve their programs, with a focus on outcomes data.