Teacher Education

Navigating Today’s Uncertainties in Teacher Education

A webinar featuring education faculty from Ball State University, Bowling Green State University, and Michigan State University

Even before the pandemic, teacher education programs were dealing with budget cuts, staff shortages, declining enrollment, and other challenges that create uncertainties. 

Hear from education faculty representing programs around the country how they’re doing more with less to create a more certain future for their programs and their teacher candidates.

In this free recorded webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How to navigate decreasing budgets and smaller teams
  • Strategies and tools for remote teaching and remote observation
  • Tips for complying with evolving mandates

About Kelly Hodges

Kelly Hodges serves as Associate Director of Teacher Preparation and Accreditation at Michigan State University. She went through the MSU teacher preparation program as a student, later teaching high school mathematics for a number of years before returning to teach at MSU more than two decades ago.

About Dr. Tracy Huziak-Clark

Dr. Tracy Huziak-Clark is Assistant Dean for Educator Preparation & Partnerships at Bowling Green State University. She has been a School of Teaching and Learning faculty member at BGSU for the past 17 years. She has taught a variety of classes at the undergraduate and graduate level. Her interest and research has largely focused on improving teacher content knowledge and pedagogy to improve student learning.

About Dr. Jackie Sydnor

Dr. Jackie Sydnor is Associate Professor of Elementary Education at Ball State University. Her research and teaching focus on supporting aspiring teachers’ professional identity development and reflective practice through the use of digital storytelling and video annotation. Before joining Ball State University, she served as an elementary school teacher, an educational interventionist, and an instructor at several Indiana Universities.