A subcommittee of Gov. Brad Little’s education task force began developing three potential recommendations Tuesday.
And two of them will look familiar to anybody who followed former Gov. Butch Otter’s task force six years ago.
Members of the teacher pipeline subcommittee spent most of Tuesday’s meeting narrowing their focus and debating strategies.
After the dust settled, three potential recommendations began to take shape. Those recommendations include:
Providing mentoring and job-embedded professional development training that is aligned to student achievement. Expanding and building out the Legislature’s career ladder salary law. Offering optional, extended contracts to educators who agree to work extra time to develop their craft or focus on student achievement.
In 2013, Otter’s Task Force for Improving Education issued 20 reform recommendations that included