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Network for Transforming Educator Preparation

The Network for Transforming Educator Preparation (NTEP) established partnerships between state education agency and higher education colleagues across states to create change in policy areas related to transforming licensure policies and systems, transforming program approval policies, systems, and standards, transforming data systems to support continuous improvement of educator preparation, and engaging stakeholders to develop and implement this new system of educator preparation. This report summarizes lessons learned from the first two cohorts of NTEP states.

ECPC Curriculum Modules: Professional Standard

The ECPC (Early Childhood Personnel Center) offers resources for higher education faculty and professional development providers that are designed to facilitate the integration of the Initial Practice-Based Professional Preparation Standards Early Interventionists/Early Childhood Special Educators. The series includes a module for each of the seven standards.

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Candidate Assessment of Performance

The Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP) assesses teacher candidates’ readiness in relation to the state Professional Standards for Teachers, which include a standard for teaching all learners. Successful completion of CAP is required for all Massachusetts candidates to complete a teacher preparation program.

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) 2015 and Promoting Principal Leadership for the Success of Students with Disabilities

This tool outlines key competencies for effective inclusive principal leadership within the framework of the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) 2015. It also includes actions states can take to ensure all principals are prepared to create and lead learning environments that meet the needs of students with disabilities.