Teacher training needs upgrade

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Oregon is doing a better job at preparing teachers, but changes need to happen faster, a state audit found.

Many changes recommended in the audit are already under way and will be accelerated now that the Oregon Department of Education and others are spending the money and carrying out the mandates that came with passage of House Bill 3233, a priority of since-departed Oregon Education Officer Rudy Crew, said his interim successor Nancy Golden.

The legislation and its $45 million in funding will create a network to research, plan and carry out educator training and retraining. That will include mentoring for new teachers and support for all teachers to learn to teach to more demanding academic standards in math, reading, writing and reasoning.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

Comments   

 
Guest
0 #1 EugeneGuest 2013-08-21 21:22:02
I heard Kate Brown's soundbite on the radio this morning and my first thought was, "Why is she doing an audit on education programs?" Was she asked? I thought her job was about elections and audits into state offices, not programs. Anyone???
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

Urban renewer

Linda Baker
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
UnknownBY LINDA BAKER   

One year after he was appointed chair of the Portland Development Commission, Tom Kelly talks about PDC's longevity, Neil Kelly's comeback and his new role as Portlandia's landlord.


Read more...

An uncertain future

Guest Blog
Thursday, May 21, 2015
norristhumbBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

Uncertainty is a part of doing business, whether in through the lens of investment opportunities and risks or the business of running an enterprise.


Read more...

Fixing Oregon’s broken roads

The Latest
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
RUCCostComparison rev4-30BY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

The technology at the center of Oregon’s road usage fee reform.


Read more...

The Green Paradox

June 2015
Friday, May 22, 2015
BY EMILY LIEDEL

Inside the topsy-turvy world of corporate sustainability rankings.


Read more...

Apartment Mania

Guest Blog
Thursday, June 18, 2015
4805983977 11466ce1d6 zBY BRAD HOULE | CFA

While most categories of commercial real estate have performed well, one of the most robust has been apartment buildings.


Read more...

Green workplace 2.0

Linda Baker
Thursday, May 28, 2015
IMG 2808BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Reinventing capitalism. Office dumpster divers. Handprints versus carbon footprints.


Read more...

Nine lives

Linda Baker
Friday, May 22, 2015
0f4f7bfBY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Roy Kaufmann always lands on his feet.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS