Teaching and LeadingPerformance expectations for teachers and leaders define how teachers can best support students and how leaders can support high-quality instruction so students can learn and thrive.
Greatness by Design (GbD): Supporting Outstanding Teaching to Sustain a Golden State (PDF; 3MB), the Educator Excellence Task Force report sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE) and the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) acknowledges the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders (CPSEL) as “beacons for guiding practice that can be used across the entire continuum of the career.” The standards for teaching and leading practices in California are:
- California Standards for the Teaching Profession
Address the diversity of students and teachers in California schools today, and they reflect a holistic, developmental view of teaching.
- California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders
Provide quality standards for site and district leaders in order to help establish a framework for preparation, professional learning, certification, and assessments.
- Educator Evaluation Systems
Information for districts, the general public, and interested parties who wish to learn more about teacher and principal evaluation at the local, state, and national levels.
- Peer Assistance and Review
Information for districts, the general public, and interested parties who wish to learn more about the use of the Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) process at the local, state, and national levels.
Request for Applications-Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program
The CDE is accepting applications from eligible local educational agencies, including county offices of education, school districts, charter schools, or a consortia of local educational agencies to provide professional learning opportunities to teams of eligible teachers, principals, and paraprofessionals for the purpose of increasing the number of teachers who obtain a bilingual authorization as a result of participation in the program and increase the number of teachers with a bilingual authorization who return to teaching in a bilingual or multilingual setting.
FY 2017-18 Funding Results
Funding Results for the statewide Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program grant competition.
Technical Assistance Webinar
A technical assistance Webinar was held on September 8, 2017.
Attendee Information (for Participants)
Date: Friday, September 8, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm
Event number: 400 358 014
Event password: 142062
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Improving Teacher Quality State Agency for Higher Education Grant Program
The ITQ State Grants program is a federal program, established under Title II, Part A of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 – Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 84.367. The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase the academic achievement of all students by helping schools and districts improve teacher and principal quality and ensure that all teachers are highly qualified. Grant awards are contingent on continued funding by Congress and subject to any changes made in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
- Greatness by Design (GbD): Supporting Outstanding Teaching to Sustain a Golden State (PDF) published in 2012.