Report: State Policies to Improve Teacher Preparation


The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) works with states to improve public education at every level, from early childhood through doctoral education. The SREB Teacher Preparation Commission recently released a report that was developed by James H. Wyckoff and Julia Jackson Cohen of the University of Virginia, with policy research by Matthew Smith of SREB, and under the leadership of Dave Spence and Mark Emblidge of SREB. The report entitled "State Policies to Improve Teacher Preparation" includes promising practices and recommendations for licensure, clinical experiences, data systems and partnerships. The full report and executive summary are available online.