Hope Street Group’s National Teacher Fellows identified local, state and multistate opportunities for enhancing the teacher pipeline according to recommendations in On Deck: Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers, which revealed their national peer research findings on the topic of teacher preparation. Year 2 of their Fellowship was self-designed for personal action and strategic partnerships, and this impact report illustrates what can happen when #TeachersTeamUp to improve the system for future educators and their students.
Read and share Teaming Up: Educators Enhance Teacher Prep for inspiration on impacting:
The 2015 National Teacher Fellows collaborated with the U.S. Department of Education and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to formulate questions on teacher preparation, and conducted a six-week research project that consisted of virtual and in-person engagement, ultimately gathering the perspectives of nearly 2,000 current classroom teachers regarding their pathways to certification.
The conversation-starting research findings in On Deck: Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers reveal data collected from educators spanning 49 states and a variety of experience levels, especially pertaining to:
Watch our panel discussion at Center for American Progress on April 11, 2017, moderated by K-12 Strategic Initiatives Director Lisette Partelow and with opening remarks by National Board for Professional Teaching Standards President and CEO Peggy Brookins.