Preparing Teachers for the Common Core: Aligning Preparation Program Curricula

Preparing Students for the Common CoreQuestion from the field: How are states aligning teacher preparation program curricula to the Common Core State Standards?

In this Ask the Team brief, hear directly from state chiefs about how they support teacher preparation programs in transitioning curricula and clinical experiences to prepare new teachers for Common Core State Standards, including the following:

  • Aligning teaching and licensure standards to the Common Core
  • Supporting faculty through professional development
  • Integrating the Common Core into program approval and accountability requirements
  • Integrating the Common Core into state teacher licensure assessments