Profession-Ready Teachers and Principals for Each and Every Child

Publication: Coalition for Teaching Quality

Oct. 7, 2014

All students deserve profession-ready teachers and principals. We have an opportunity and obligation to ensure that students in high-need schools have access to fully prepared teachers and leaders. Knowing that teacher and principal quality are the two greatest school-based factors influencing student achievement, it is critical now more than ever that policies support the development of a coherent, performance-based professional continuum for teachers and school leaders.1 In this brief, the Coalition for Teaching Quality (CTQ) calls on federal lawmakers to promote policies that help prepare teachers and principals to support the success of all students.

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