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Chiefline 5.7.13

This week in Chiefline: Student Achivement Partners revamps their website; Arts Education Partnership releases a bulletin on the crossover between Common Core and the arts; Communications Directors set to convene next week in New Orleans.

 

Chiefline 4.30.13

This week in Chiefline: Why the Common Core makes common sense; Alaska joins assessment consortia

 

Chiefline 4.30.13

This week in Chiefline: Why the Common Core makes common sense; Alaska joins assessment consortia

 

Chiefline 3.12.13

This week in Chiefline: Wallace Foundation releases new report on Principal Effectiveness; PARCC Releases new tool to prepare schools for new assessments.

 

Chiefline 3.12.13

This week in Chiefline: Wallace Foundation releases new report on Principal Effectiveness; PARCC Releases new tool to prepare schools for new assessments.

 

Idaho Deputy Carissa Miller Joins CCSSO as Deputy Executive Director

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announces today that Carissa Miller is named deputy executive director overseeing CCSSO’s membership program, federal advocacy activities, and research service. Carissa will start in this position in February of 2013.

 

CCSSO Announces New Executive Director

Chris Minnich has been named Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). The decision follows a nationwide search by CCSSO Board of Directors to find a successor for Gene Wilhoit, after he announced his plans to retire in June.

 

Gene Wilhoit, CCSSO Executive Director Announces Retirement

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced today that executive director Gene Wilhoit will retire. The CCSSO board of directors has begun a national search for a successor. Wilhoit plans to remain at CCSSO until a new executive director assumes the post.

 

CA Teacher Named 2012 National Teacher of the Year

April 23, 2012, Washington, DC – The Council of Chief State School Officers announced today that Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th grade English teacher in California is the 62nd National Teacher of the Year. Mieliwocki, along with all 2012 State Teachers of the Year will be recognized by President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House, on Tuesday, April 24.

 

Webcast: State Chiefs Discuss Implementing New Accountability Systems

Watch CCSSO's webcast of chiefs discussing state NCLB waiver implementation. Chris Cerf, Commissioner of Education for the New Jersey Department of Education, Terry Holliday, Commissioner of Education for the Kentucky Department of Education, and John King, Commissioner of Education for the New York Department of Education spoke about the new accountability systems in their states and implications of waivers on state & federal policies and practice. Andy Rotherham, co-founder and partner at Bellwether Education, moderated the conversation.