News Tag: Teacher Certification

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Detroit News editorial cites involvement of MCEE in teacher evaluation efforts

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher certification, teacher effectiveness

An editorial in the July 2 issue of The Detroit News, “Find a compromise on teacher evaluations,” mentions the work of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness and its chair, Deborah Loewenberg Ball. The editorial calls for balancing more effective teacher evaluation systems with protection of existing tenure reforms.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball mentioned in Free Press editorial

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher certification, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

A June 11, 2015 Detroit Free Press editorial, “Teacher evals latest victim of GOP’s local control fetish,” cites Deborah Loewenberg Ball and the recommendations of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness that she chaired.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Deborah Loewenberg Ball talks to Bridge magazine about “watered down” teacher evaluation legislation

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher certification, teacher effectiveness

In a new story, Bridge magazine examines proposed state legislation on teacher evaluations that significantly departs from recommendations by a council led by Deborah Loewenberg Ball. Ball says the legislation is “disappointing” and “makes no sense.”

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Deborah Ball comments on our teacher preparation programs in relation to Gov. Snyder's proposal to raise standards

Tags: ball, digital signage, policy, teacher certification, teacher education

She says "We're concerned with making sure that teachers can actually teach particular math concepts, can actually do guided reading with young people, can help remediate problems that kids are having, that they can manage their classroom."

Monday, January 03, 2011

Our participation in the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship on

Tags: dershimer, digital signage, teacher certification, teacher education

A January 1, 2011, article focuses on efforts to increase the numbers of teachers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship. Charles Dershimer is interviewed and explains the U-M's program.

Monday, January 03, 2011

Our teacher education program and innovations are the subject of an article on

Tags: bain, ball, davis, digital signage, moje, sleep, teacher certification, teacher education, teacher education initiative

A December 30, 2010, article on features Bob Bain, Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Laurie Sleep, Elizabeth Davis, and Elizabeth Birr Moje. The article focuses on some of our innovations, including the rotation of teaching interns through rounds of area classrooms, the use of video, and the emphasis on practicing skills.

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