Teacher Education

The ‘Next Normal’ for Video Observation in Teacher Prep

A webinar featuring Dr. Julie Gainsburg from California State University, Northridge and Dr. Jacqueline Rodriguez from AACTE

Ready for the next phase of COVID normal?

Thinking about the use of video while transitioning to the “next normal,” Dr. Julie Gainsburg and Dr. Jacqueline Rodriguez provide unique perspectives. 

As Chair of the Department of Secondary Education for California State University, Northridge, Dr. Gainsburg is puzzling out the role of video observation for her institution’s teacher prep program. Focusing on a larger scale, as AACTE Vice President for Research, Policy, & Advocacy, Dr. Rodriguez is considering the broader potential for video. 

In this free recorded webinar, you’ll learn:

  • What the post-COVID normal may look like for teacher preparation
  • How to balance in-person and remote observations with video
  • Insights about video observation policies going forward

About Dr. Julie Gainsburg

Dr. Julie Gainsburg serves as Chair of the Department of Secondary Education for one of the largest teacher preparation programs in California. Along with overseeing her department and teaching at California State University, Northridge, she publishes research about mathematical expertise of engineers and teacher development.

About Dr. Jacqueline Rodriguez

Dr. Jacqueline Rodriguez is the Vice President for Research, Policy, & Advocacy at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) where she leads the strategy and content development for the association’s scholarship, programs and professional learning, state and federal policy, and advocacy initiatives. She is an experienced teacher, teacher leader, and professor. Her research focuses on providing all students equity and access to high-quality education and educators.