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The Changing Face of Teacher Preparation

April 22, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm UTC-5


Audiences: General Public, College of Education Faculty, Staff, and Students

Sponsors: Education Policy Center

The Education Policy Center at Michigan State University is hosting a The Changing Face of Teacher Preparation: Aspirations, Designs and Evidence, a one-day conference on teacher preparation. The conference will bring together some of the nation’s top researchers and leaders of various types of programs. Speakers will discuss the history of teacher preparation, who is teaching today, and the goals, approaches and assessment of teacher preparation in the United States. New approaches to teacher preparation such as Teach-Now will be discussed along with more traditional teacher preparation programs. Speakers will conclude by addressing questions about the future of teacher preparation, changes that are likely in the future, and how those changes will be guided.

Speakers include:

Renee Clift, University of Arizona

Julie Cohen, University of Virginia

Emily Feistritzer (TEACH-NOW)

Robert Floden (Michigan State University)

Erin Grogan (TNTP)

Karen Hammerness (American Museum of Natural History)

Rebecca Jacobsen (Michigan State University)

Arthur Levine (Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation)

Diana Lys (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)

Ron Marx (University of Arizona)

Sarah Reckhow (Michigan State University)

William Schmidt (Michigan State University)

Jack Schneider (College of the Holy Cross)

Suzanne Wilson (University of Connecticut)

Ken Zeichner (University of Washington)

Unable to attend this event in person? Join us all day for via livestream, courtesy of WKAR! Join the livestream here: http://tv.wkar.org/live-webcast-msu/ and don’t forget to join us in the conversation on Twitter with #TeacherPrepEPC.


Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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