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Prepared to Teach
In countries where school systems have improved dramatically, pre-service teacher education has become more integrated with the regular school system. Aspiring teachers, while studying for their certification, are paid to practice under the guidance of an effective classroom teacher for a full year before seeking certification. Increasingly, evidence from the U.S. also indicates that such a model is effective. In fact, four persistent teacher quality challenges facing schools and districts can be positively impacted through the establishment of funded year-long pre-service clinical placement.
Teacher Preparation, Teaching, Economics, Economics of Education, Teacher Residencies, Funding, Finance, Education Funding
Adult and Continuing Education | Curriculum and Instruction | Early Childhood Education | Education Economics | Teacher Education and Professional Development
Bank Street College (2016). Selected Research Supporting Sustainable Funding for Quality Teacher Preparation. . Retrieved from https://educate.bankstreet.edu/faculty-staff/21