Plan to bring teacher education candidates as members of your program’s delegation. More details will follow.
The conference will begin October 30, @1:00 p.m. with Dr. Brad Buck, Director of the Iowa Department of Education speaking. Following Dr. Buck, Dr. Andrea Whittaker from the Stanford Center for Assessment Leadership and Equity (SCALE) will be speaking on and responding to questions about edTPA. The IACTE Advocacy Groups will also meet Thursday afternoon. Friday morning Tammy Wawro, ISEA president, will focus on teacher leadership and partnerships. Friday afternoon will include reporting from the Iowa Department of Education.
IACTE 2014 Pre-Conference – edTPA Local Evaluation Workshop
On August 1, 2014, Drake University hosted the first ever – Greater Des Moines Area Teacher Education Field Placement Collaboration meeting. Thirty-five professionals from the greater Des Moines area attended, including IHE faculty, LEA administrators and human resource representatives. Catherine Gillespie shared that the meeting was very productive and provided the attached summary notes from the meeting.