Unpacking the Unknown: Tracking New Teachers' Progress after Graduation

November 18, 2020

Unpacking the Unknown: Tracking New Teachers' Progress after Graduation

NIET CEO Dr. Candice McQueen moderates a virtual panel discussion with higher education leaders to discuss the importance and how-to of tracking new teachers after graduation from educator preparation programs.

NIET, as part of a U.S. Department of Education Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant, has worked with higher education partners to strengthen institutional approaches to tracking program completers, and in this one-hour webinar, our five panelists share:

  • why tracking is valuable and important,
  • how evidence is collected and used to inform program improvement,
  • how evidence is utilized for accreditation, and
  • challenges they face in this process.

The panelists also offer their recommendations for best practices based on their experiences for other institutions. Our panelists include:

  • Dr. Carole Basile, Dean, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University
  • Dr. LaTonya Turner, Dean, Klipsch Educators College, Marian University
  • Dr. Gary Ritter, Dean, School of Education, St. Louis University
  • Dr. Matthew Springer, Robena and Walter E. Hussman Jr. Distinguished Professor of Education Reform, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • Dr. Malina Monaco, Vice President of Accreditation, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

View the following papers for background and reference: