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Uploaded on Dec 22, 2011
Insiders Look at Education: Creating Great Teachers
John Merrow, Education Correspondent, NPR/PBS; Author, The Influence of Teachers Kathleen Martin McCarthy, Recipient, 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching; Teacher, Washington Elementary School, San Leandro Anthony Smith, Ph.D., Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District Steven Thomas, Science Teacher/Director, De Anza High School Health Academy, West Contra Costa Unified School District Dr. Colleen Wilcox, Executive Director, Silicon Valley Alliance For Teachers; Former Superintendent of Schools, Santa Clara County; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors (Moderator)
A panel of high-level educators and experts will discuss what they believe makes a great teacher and what the public and government can do to ensure that standards of excellence are set and adhered to at the primary and secondary level.