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Free Webinar April 26 to Discuss Curriculum, Assessment for Educator Ethics

Please join educators from Georgia in an interactive webinar where they will share how they incorporated  professional ethics training and assessments in their curriculum and used the resulting data to inform program improvements.

Preparing Preservice Educators in Ethical Decision Making Using Innovative Strategies
Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT


  • Anne Marie Fenton, Director, Assessment, Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Sarah Hallstein, Teacher, Glenwood Primary School, Rome, Georgia
  • Edward Hill, Dean and Associate Professor, College of Education, Fort Valley State University
  • Troy Hutchings, Senior Strategic Advisor – Educator Ethics, Educational Testing Service
  • Jack Parish, Associate Dean, Outreach and Engagement, College of Education, University of Georgia
  • Francis Roe, Director of Field Experiences and Clinical Practice, Charter School of Education and Human Sciences, Berry College
  • Paul Shaw, Division Director, Ethics, Georgia Professional Standards Commission

Hear from these industry leaders as they walk you through their state’s work, in collaboration with Educational Testing Service, to deploy innovative strategies to prepare their state’s candidates in educator ethics.

As gatekeepers at the entry point to the teaching and leadership workforce, educator preparation providers (EPPs) bear a critical responsibility for developing preservice candidates’ content competency, pedagogical expertise, and professional dispositions. In addition, new teachers and leaders must be equipped with an understanding of the ethical and regulatory frameworks that should inform their professional decision making.

Educators’ work is highly nuanced, involving complex relationships with students, colleagues, and other members of the school community. To prepare new educators to navigate these complexities, EPPs and their partners can develop candidates’ understanding of their domain of professional responsibility, their professional and personal boundaries, and the risks and vulnerabilities inherent in their work.

The webinar will include time for Q & A. It also will be recorded and posted in the AACTE Resource Library for future reference.

Registration is required but free of charge. Please join us!

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Jerrica Thurman

Director of Marketing & Communications, AACTE