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Wisconsin Teacher Quality

2008 Wisconsin Research Seminar
Closing The Gap: Highly Qualified To Highly Effective

June 17, 2008
Chula Vista Resort
Wisconsin Dells, WI

This invited seminar will engage local, university, professional association, and state leaders in a research and inquiry-guided dialogue aimed at improving Wisconsin's initial educator support system. The one-day session will feature presentations of recently completed or ongoing, data-based Wisconsin studies of innovative or best practices strategies aimed at improving educator preparation, induction, and professional development. To advance the quality implementation of practice and policy, the seminar presentations and discussion will address several guiding questions, including but not limited to the following:

Preliminary Agenda

Download complete Agenda (Adobe PDF Icon Adobe® Reader® PDF 156 KB).

Research on Educator Preparation

Research on Teacher Induction

Working Lunch

Please join one of the Dialogue Tables to discuss What Are the Research Capacity Building Needs and Priorities for:

Research on Induction, Standards, and Writing PDPs

Advancing the Research Seminar and Building a Community of Practice

Seminar Evaluation Results