Learning Roundtable: Recruiting, Preparing, and Retaining Top Teachers set for Jan. 31

The State Board of Education and the State Board for Educator Certification on Jan. 31 will host a free one-day conference called Learning Roundtable: Recruiting, Preparing, and Retaining Top Teachers.

The event will be held on the fourth floor of the Austin Convention Center, thanks to generous facilities support from the TASA Midwinter Conference.

The keynote speakers are Doug Lemov, author of Teach Like a Champion, and Peter Dewitt, author of Collaborative Leadership: Six Influences that Matter Most.

The conference will include panel discussions covering:

  • Grow your own models for teacher recruitment
  •  Texas Education Agency resources for teachers
  •  District-Preparation Program Partnerships
  •   Diversity in the teaching workforce: attracting and supporting candidates of color
  •  Supporting teachers early in their career
  •  Opportunities for growth and development for experienced teachers

Registration for the conference will open in early December. Watch the SBOE webpage at https://tea.texas.gov/sboe/