October 4, 2019Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces More than $20 Million in New Grant Awards for Innovative Teacher Prep
Washington — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos awarded more than $20 million in new funding to support innovative teacher preparation models that prepare prospective and new teachers to serve students in high-need schools. Under the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) program, the Department of Education made 31 awards totaling $20.1 million.
September 30, 2011National Press Call 1:45 P.M. ET Today: Education Department to Unveil Proposal for Reforming, Improving America's Teacher Preparation Programs
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a national press call with reporters at 1:45 p.m. ET today to unveil a proposal to reform and improve America's teacher preparation programs, aimed at better preparing educators for classroom success.
September 30, 2011Education Department Proposes Reforms to Improve Teacher Preparation Programs and Better Prepare Educators for Classroom SuccessNote to Editors: There will be a press call today to discuss this announcement at 1:45 p.m. ET. Members of the press may join by dialing 877-950-3597 and giving the passcode: "teachers."
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September 30, 2011Our Future, Our Teachers: The Obama Administration’s Plan for Teacher Education Reform and Improvement
In the next 10 years, 1.6 million new teachers will be needed to take the place of teachers who will retire. Many of these educators will pass through traditional teacher preparation programs.
March 10, 2011Education Department Senior Advisor to Highlight Administration's Proposals to Transform Teacher Preparation Programs
Education Department Senior Advisor Jo Anderson will deliver the keynote address at the general session of the National Association for Alternative Certification (NAAC) 21st annual conference on Friday, March 11, at 9:15 a.m. Anderson will deliver his remarks in the LaSalle Ballroom of the Doubletree Magnificent Mile in Chicago.