January 2021 | At this virtual event for network members a distinguished panel of leaders shared their views on the landscape of educator preparation policy and what needs to be done to put well-prepared teachers and leaders in every school and classroom.
The opening plenary celebrated EdPrepLab’s accomplishments over the past year. Maria Hyler reflected on how EdPrepLab research advances the field of educator preparation. Jessica Charles shared how EdPrepLab members engage in cycles of continuous improvement. Steve Wojcikiewicz highlighted EdPrepLab’s policy engagement. For each strand—research, practice, and policy—EdPrepLab members shared how the network has supported and elevated their individual and institutional work.