Spring Meeting and Collaboration 2015

Passing the baton

Past-President Kitty Foord and new President Gwen Rudney


Statewide Meeting Handouts, Thursday, April 9, 2015

2015 Spring Meeting Agenda
MACTE Legislative Update 4.09.15

Spring Collaboration Handouts and presenters, Friday, April 10, 2015

2015 Spring Collaboration Agenda
Teacher Evaluation in Minnesota and Surrounding States                 


Preparing New Teachers to use High-leverage Practices

Nicole Garcia, Mathematics Research and Design Specialist, TeachingWorks, University of Michigan

Nicole Garcia focuses on the design and implementation of practice-based approaches to the professional training of K-12 teachers. At TeachingWorks, she leads the mathematics team’s development of assessments, curricular materials, and multimedia supports for mathematics teacher educators.

Closing the Teacher Diversity Gap in Minnesota: Programmatic approaches to recruitment, induction, and retention of diverse teacher candidates


Susan O’Connor and Audrey Lensmire from Augsburg College
Taslima Khaled from Metropolitan State University
Robbie Burnett from Minnesota State University-Mankato
Misti Sato from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

The new Teacher Development and Evaluation Requirement


Jane Gilles,  former Teacher Evaluation Issues specialist at Education Minnesota
Robert Nystrom,  Math Teacher at Burnsville High School and Member of the MDE, Teacher Development and Evaluation Advisory    Committee
Cindy Hansen,  Principal of Pine Island Elementary School and Member of the MDE Workgroup that created the Teacher Evaluation Toolkit
Beth Anderson,  Music Teacher for Esko Public Schools, Member of the MDE Committee that developed the TD&E model, and part-time field staff for  Education Minnesota




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