The pivot to remote teaching was a wake-up call for institutions of higher education (IHE) teacher preparation programs. This discussion will share solutions and tips for successfully building capacity in a new teacher preparation era. Many IHEs problem-solved, resulting in a myriad of solutions to keep their teacher preparation programs running and relevant during the pivot to remote teaching and learning. This presentation discussion will assist in uncovering a list of teacher preparation program practices that evolved out of the Covid-19 pandemic that seeks to increase the number of pre-service teacher candidates enrolled in IHE teacher preparation programs. The presenters also argue a collaborative, curated post-pandemic pedagogical solution will improve outcomes for teacher preparation candidates and, in turn, advance the positive results for their future students in a post-pandemic world.
Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference
Long Beach, CA
College of Education
Lesh, J. J., Kiser, B. E., & Burlison, K. A. (2023, October 30-November 2). Rethinking special education teacher preparation for a post-pandemic world [Conference session]. Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Long Beach, CA, United States.