Common core adoption sparks call for teacher preparation

04/20/2012 | Education Week

Effective teacher and principal preparation will be a key component of successful implementation of the new Common Core State Standards, said Gene Wilhoit, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers. Wilhoit told attendees at a recent meeting that states must empower educators to attain necessary skills and knowledge to implement the common core, but to be careful not to impose pedagogical standards.

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