Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation on Friday, July 27, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) of the Grimes State Office Building.
Glass established the task force in February to help the state move forward strategically in the areas of teacher leadership roles and compensation issues. It is a component of the education reform recommendations introduced by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds in January, as well as Senate File 2284, the education package adopted by the Iowa Legislature in May. Meetings are open to the public. More information about the task force is available online.
The agenda is as follows:
10 a.m. Opening Activity; Review of Progress; Overview of Legislative Requirements
10:20 a.m. Eagle County Presentation; Question and Answer Session
12:10 p.m. Working Group Sessions (By Subgroup Area)
1:40 p.m. Subgroup Share-Out and Next Steps
2 p.m. Adjourn