SUNY and Its State Plan to Remake Teacher Education

May 19, 2016

Leaders of the State University of New York and the state's Education Department unveiled a plan Wednesday aimed at expanding and improving the training of teachers in New York. The effort, announced by Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and the state's commissioner of education, MaryEllen Elia, is designed to promote the profession of teaching and strengthen how teacher ed programs train prospective teachers, by expanding clinical practice, investing in career-long professional development and creating regional councils to focus on local needs.

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