October 14, 2020      6:03 PM
Task force outlines streamline of teacher training and development
Stakeholders presented the
outlines of an upcoming Senate report this morning that likely will overhaul
training and certification requirements for Texas teachers.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick
appointed the Teacher Workforce Workgroup to advise on an interim
charge intended to review existing continuing education and professional
develop for teachers and streamline teaching requirements. A full report –
which encompasses agreement on 35 recommendations – is expected in November.
By Kimberly Reeves