The principles outlined here focus on developing teachers through support and evaluation systems. These principles are intended as a guide for state chiefs and their teams; the application of the principles will vary based on state contexts.
State education chiefs across the country know that great teachers inspire, educate, and open doors of opportunity for children of all backgrounds. Achieving the aspiration of a great teacher in every classroom requires state leadership.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document for the InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards.
ESEA implementation considerations for teacher evaluation and equity.
States have an important role to play in making sure teachers have the support they need to fulfill their increasingly complex roles.
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), every state has the opportunity to analyze its current teacher and leader quality initiatives and use ESSA to ensure your education workforce can deliver on the state’s strategic vision and aspirations for the students this law is intended to serve.
The Network for Transforming Educator Preparation (NTEP) is committed to supporting states in developing systems to collect, analyze and report on outcome data from educator preparation programs and helping states leverage their data systems to drive continuous improvement
State education chiefs have taken the lead to transform educator preparation across the country. In 2012, CCSSO published Our Responsibility: Our Promise, recommendations for transforming teacher and leader preparation and licensure at a state level.