Presentation on theme: "MICHIGAN’S THREE- TIER TEACHER LICENSURE SYSTEM MASPA Presentation December 4, 2009."— Presentation transcript:
MICHIGAN’S THREE- TIER TEACHER LICENSURE SYSTEM MASPA Presentation December 4, 2009
PURPOSE OF THREE-TIER LICENSURE SYSTEM Focus on moving preparation to continuous improvement of teaching practice Create a continuum of teacher development throughout the teaching career (NCATE Model) Helps teachers to identify relevant areas for professional development
PURPOSE OF THREE-TIER LICENSURE SYSTEM Initial emphasis on induction, mentoring, coaching and support not necessarily pursuing additional coursework for licensure renewal or advancement The PSMT will serve as a consistent framework for measuring growth during the induction phase to determine recommendation for advanced licensure
COMMITTEE’S CHARGE Develop a three-tier teacher licensure system that will create a continuum of teacher development beginning with the formal professional preparation program continuing throughout the entire career of the teacher. The “Professional Standards for Michigan Teachers” (PSMT) and an individual professional development plan (IPDP) will be integral to assessing a teacher’s professional growth and development.
COMMITTEE’S CHARGE The work of the committee will include: Structural/Technical Components: Contracts, pay scales, teacher preparation, performance evaluation, mentorship/induction Implementation of the System: Public comment; SBE review; support by teachers, boards, administrators; training and dissemination