Transforming the Teaching and Principal Professions: A Pathway for Policy Makers


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9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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The Coalition for Teaching Quality has developed a new, comprehensive framework for educator quality that will ensure that each student, regardless of need, color or disability, has fully-prepared and effective educators. Panelists will focus on the components necessary for teachers and principals to be “profession ready” before they enter the classroom or lead a school.

Hosted by Senator Murray 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Tuesday, October 7th 9:30-11:00am

334 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Tuesday, October 7th 1:30-3:00pm

  • Virginia Edwards, President and Editor, Editorial Projects in Education
  • Janel George, Education Policy Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund
  • Rachelle Moore, First Grade Teacher, Seattle Teacher Residency Mentor, Madorna K-8 School, Seattle, Washington
  • Kristen Le, Kindergarten Teacher, Van Asselt Elementary School, Seattle, Washington, 2013 Seattle Teacher Resident under the guidance of Rachelle Moore
  • Everett Davis, Principal, Redland Middle School in Rockville, Maryland
  • Melissa Stinnett, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Reading, Western Illinois University
About the Coalition for Teacher Equality: The Coalition for Teaching Quality represents a broad cross-section of over 100 local, state, and national organizations, including civil rights, disability, parent, student, community, and education groups all dedicated to ensuring that every student in America has a fully prepared and effective teacher. Register to attend the briefing here.  . Register