• The Common Core Standards present a new vision for teaching and learning and, in so doing, impact the preparation and programming offered to teacher candidates. NJACTE and the professional organizations in the state sponsored a symposium on March 30, 2012 that presented the changes and the implications that will lead to candidates who are prepared to enter the profession. Creating meaningful dialogue among higher education, K-12 leadership, and professional associations around the issues of major change that shape this new vision may be the first step in creating a continuum of learning for those entering our profession.

    Below are resources from this event.

    Click to download Dr. Gene Carter's keynote address titled, "Re-Envisioning Teacher Preparation to Meet the Expectations of Tomorrow." Dr. Carter is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of ASCD.

    Click to download the presentation by Dr. Penny MacCormack (Assistant Commissioner/Chief Academic Office, NJDOE) titled "A Vision for New Jersey."

    Click to download the presentation by Dr. Dorothy Strickland (Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University) titled, "The Importance and Impact of Effective Practice K-16."

    Click to download the presentation by Kimberly Teboho Bertocci Riley (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education) titled, "The Common Core Standards: The Foundation for Teaching and Learning"