How can states elevate the teaching profession to recruit and retain great teachers who advance and improve outcomes for all kids?
What policies, systems or practices can improve the classroom readiness of new teachers?
Convening of those involved in training, hiring and supporting new teachers.
The Educator Preparation Innovation Coalitions (EduPICs) brings together leaders from preparation programs, representatives of the Departments of Education and Higher Education, district leaders, teachers, and community and non-profit leaders to identify promising practices in teacher development, areas in need of
innovation, barriers to both, and ways to measure the effectiveness of preparation models.
In one state's second phase, EduPIC plans to support its members to develop new models of teacher preparation that incorporated the findings of the Coalition, including but not limited to establishing
common measures to assess the effectiveness of these pilots.