In 2010, as the last states adopted academic standards, all students in each state were finally required to learn a defined set of skills and knowledge in grades K-12 for ELA and mathematics.
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) is supported by program evaluators who study the initiatives through which technical assistance is facilitated with State Education Agency (SEA) clients.
The last two years have heralded unprecedented changes in education. In a matter of weeks in March 2020, students transitioned from attending school in physical classrooms to participating—as best as they could—in virtual classrooms.
During the 2022 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Conference, staff of the Region 8 CC and Michigan Department of Education (MDE) team members gave three presentations.
In this month's blog, we talk to some members of the Region 8 CC staff about the difference between Technical Assistance and Capacity Building.
Increasing Enrollment in Michigan's Teacher Preparation Programs: Findings from a Scan of Innovative Policies and Practices
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center and the Michigan Department of Education collaborated on this report to identify opportunities to help address the teacher shortage taking place in Michigan. The report details policies and practices specifically created to grow the pipeline of educators through…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center hosted a webinar to discuss Dual Credit in Indiana, particularly dual credit in rural school districts. The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) shared highlights and recommendations from a recent effort to study Indiana’s dual credit teacher…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) team joined Michigan’s Statewide Summer Learning Network (SSLN) to provide support in furthering the goals of increased access, participation, and quality for summer learning and enrichment opportunities. In winter 2022, the Region 8 CC team conducted…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center developed this brief as part of its support for the Indiana Department of Education’s educator recruitment and retention efforts. The brief highlights how educator preparation programs, institutions of higher education, and school districts can improve the teacher…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center developed this brief as part of its support for the Indiana Department of Education’s educator recruitment and retention efforts. The document details the different types of recruitment and retention data and how to use such data to answer key questions. In…