Transforming the Educator Workforce
Sunday, June 23, 10 am


As policymakers and education leaders address technology changes in the workforce, among their first challenges will be finding fully prepared teachers to help all students reach their academic and career goals. This session examines the struggle states report in balancing adequate numbers of teachers to fill classrooms with the need for high-quality teachers to ensure that students learn at high levels.

Joan Lord, Vice President for Education Data, Policy Research, and Programs, SREB
Andrew Lakis, Executive Director, Teach for America-Eastern North Carolina
Johnny Key, Commissioner of Education, Arkansas
Jodi Adams, Director, New Teacher Institute, Office of Career and Technical Education, Kentucky Department of Education, and Instructor, Department of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville