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ERIC Number: ED475771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Oct-16
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Stepping Up to the Plate...Virginia's Commitment to a Highly Qualified Teacher in Every Classroom. A Report from the Committee To Enhance the K-12 Teaching Profession in Virginia.
This report presents a blueprint for attracting, developing, and retaining skilled and diverse teachers who effectively increase the achievement of all of Virginia's students. The five recommendations are to: (1) develop a comprehensive database to support Virginia's commitment to teacher quality; (2) expand recruitment initiatives to attract competent, caring, and qualified teachers; (3) provide high quality teacher preparation programs for every teacher candidate; (4) expand efforts to develop and retain high quality teachers; and (5) conduct research to design and evaluate teacher quality initiatives. For each recommendation, the report describes the current status, strategies for implementing the recommendation, and outcomes. (Contains 36 references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A