Policy Brief

Transforming Teaching: What University Presidents and Deans of Colleges of Education Need to Know About Modernizing the K–12 Educator Workforce

A teacher and students smiling at the camera.
Katherine Casey
December 2019 | Aurora Institute
A teacher and students smiling at the camera.

This brief by the Aurora Institute incubates ideas for how university presidents and deans of colleges of education can use their influence to support systemic change to modernize and diversify the profession through a variety of tools and strategies that are at their unique disposal. It encourages leaders to initiate a call to action, chart a road map for innovation and continuous improvement, and seek opportunities to deepen and expand their work. The report concludes with policy recommendations for educator preparation programs.