UoB Vice-Chancellor Dr Javed Iqbal and ABCTE
Vice President Iftikhar Qadir signed the MoU during a ceremony held in the university.
This last, along with the joint resistance to the ABCTE
initiative, are exemplary of our simultaneous focus on the Strategic Plan's area of Alliance Building.
Initially in 2002 and 2003, ABCTE
had success in getting the credentialing agencies of several states to accept the "Passport" as an alternative route to initial certification for public school teaching.
At a briefing for delegates, John Wilson, NEA executive director, said ABCTE
's agenda sends the wrong message to parents, taxpayers, policy makers, and even those students considering a teaching career.
Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC), among others, ABCTE
These new assessments could be coupled with ABCTE
's exam, which focuses almost solely on subject-matter competence.
A second group, as represented by groups such as the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE
) and the Thomas B.
Department of Education recently funded an organization called the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE
, or American Board) to develop portable teacher credentials that would identify qualified beginning teachers and recognize accomplished veteran teachers.
Moreover, the discussion with regard to how best to improve or ensure the quality of teacher preparation will continue, with considerable debate over the relative value of certification by the NBPTS (National Board for Professional Teaching Standards) and certification by the ABCTE
(American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence).
Perhaps the most conspicuous contemporary example of consensus that is easy for teacher educators to see as exclusionary might be the American Board for the Certification of Teaching Excellence (ABCTE
The latest attempt to test teacher quality through paper-and-pencil tests was put together by the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE
The equating of teacher quality with test scores is also apparent in the new transportable teacher test being developed by the American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE
), which is funded by a $45 million grant from the Department of Education.