Working Together: The Process of Developing an Agreement between Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
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- Conferences; Teaching; Boston College; policy; Higher education
In 2009, at the request of the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, five Institutions of Higher Education worked together to develop a protocol agreement between the Department and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council. The signed and approved agreement was implemented first in fall 2009 at Boston College. As Lesley prepares for its joint ESE/TEAC visit we will consider: What are the benefits of gathering evidence of learning for educator licensure programs that serve multiple audiences and requirements? What are the challenges and benefits of working together across universities, schools and departments?