Virtual town hall on panel's educator effectiveness recommendations to be held Aug. 21

The Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness' recommendations for creating a statewide educator evaluation system will be the topic of a virtual town hall on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from noon-1 p.m. 

The MCEE's report identifies and recommends a tool to evaluate teachers; a tool to evaluate school administrators; new requirements for professional teaching certificates; and a waiver process for local educational agencies.

Panelists for the virtual town hall will include: MEA Vice President Nancy Strachan; MCEE Chair Deborah Loewenberg Ball, dean of the University of Michigan School of Education; and AFT-Michigan President David Hecker.

Registration is required. To register, go to

You may log in to the virtual town hall or listen only using your phone line. Questions may be submitted in advance by going to the "Contact" tab. Instructions for submitting questions during the town hall will be provided during the event.

Click here to read more about the MCEE's recommendations.