Educator Preparation

Illustrative Projects

TAMU STEM COLLABORATIVE FOR TEACHER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING (STEM COLLABORATIVE)

Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)

Aggie STEM and the Education Research Center (ERC) in the College of Education and Human Development and the Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE) in the College of Science, together with the Dwight Look College of Engineering, have established the STEM Collaborative for Teacher Professional Learning.  Robert Capraro, Aggie STEM co-director and Professor of Mathematics Education is the PI for the project. The primary audience for the teacher professional learning is in-service secondary teachers of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. The STEM Collaborative for Teacher Professional Learning has three primary goals:  (a) provide high quality STEM professional development for in-service teachers, (b) disseminate best practices for STEM teaching and learning, and (c) afford research-based tools and support for STEM teacher educators.

TAMU EDUCATOR PREPARATION COLLABORATIVE FOR ENHANCING COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS IN TEXAS SCHOOLS (TAMU COLLABOATIVE)

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)

The purpose of the TAMU Collaborative is to prepare P-16 education professionals to assist students in meeting college and career readiness and skilled workforce expectations and standards. The project plan is based on a conceptual model for the establishment of networks of cooperating P-16 education organizations that support enhanced teacher preparation programs at Institutions of Higher Education. The goals of the A&M Collaborative are to improve educator preparation programs among partner IHEs, and to assist schools in implementing college and career readiness standards in an effort to better prepare students for college.