Research Brief

Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning at Alverno College

Anne Podolsky and Maria E. Hyler
June 2019 | Learning Policy Institute

This brief is based on a case study of Alverno College’s teacher preparation program, one of seven cases examined by the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) as part of its Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning study. The study sought to explore how leading programs are creating ways to prepare future teachers for deeper learning and equity and to understand the policies needed to transform the teacher education systemwide. LPI research teams collected data in 2015–16 through site visits, interviews, observations of university and school classes, reviews of program documents, and surveys of teacher candidates in each program.