Office for Education Policy

2009 O.E.P. Conference:
"Preparing Highly Qualified Teachers
For Arkansas "


Keynote address by
Senator Joyce Elliot:

Peabody Hotel - Riverview Room
April 28, 2009

(Videoclick here to see a video of Senator
      Elliot's talk


2007 NAEP

Panel 1

Standards, Assessments, and Teacher Preparation in Arkansas

Theory of the Problem

Panel 2

Alternative Routes to Licensure and Their Effectiveness


Panel 3

Useful Indices of Teacher Effectiveness

  • "What Do Student Achievement Data Say About Teaching Effectiveness " - Charity Smith, Arkansas Department of Education

  • "Ideas for a Teacher Quality Report Card" - Sandra Stotsky, University of Arkansas
  • "What Do Lawmakers Need to Know about Teachers in Order to Improve Quality " - Representative Dave Rainey and Senator Jimmy Jeffress, Arkansas State Legislature

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