A new report card released yesterday ranks UT among the top institutions in Tennessee for teacher preparation. According to the 2016 Teacher Preparation Report Card, UT exceeded state averages in eight of the nine metrics.
Susan Benner News
Susan Benner, associate dean and director of the Graduate School of Education, is one of ten education experts who will participate in today’s discussion on “Student Teaching: The Make or Break of Teacher Prep” and the National Council on Teacher Quality review of teacher education programs in Washington, DC. About 200 educators, education reform proponents, and representatives of governmental agencies will attend the event.
TEACH/Here, an innovative teacher residency initiative through which the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is helping to prepare highly skilled math and science teachers for hard-to-fill positions in Knox and Hamilton county schools, has received a $154,000 grant to support training and stipends for participants. The grant is from AmeriCorps, through Volunteer Tennessee.