THE COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERSThe Council of Chief State School Ofﬁcers (CCSSO) is a nonpartisan, nationwide, of public ofﬁcials who headdepartments of elementary and secondary education in the states, the District of Columbia, the Department ofDefense Education Activity, and ﬁve U.S. extra-state jurisdictions. CCSSO provides leadership, advocacy, andtechnical assistance on major educational issues. The Council seeks member consensus on major educational issuesand expresses their views to civic and professional organizations, federal agencies, Congress, and the public.CCSSO Task Force on Educator Preparation and Entry into the Profession Members
Tom Luna, Chair, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, IdahoTerry Holliday, Vice-Chair, Commissioner of Education, Kentucky Virginia Barry, Commissioner of Education, New HampshireMitchell Chester, Commissioner of Education, MassachusettsJudy Jeffrey, Former Director of Education, IowaChristopher Koch, Superintendent of Education, IllinoisRick Melmer, Former Secretary of Education, South DakotaJim Rex, Former State Superintendent of Education, South CarolinaMelody Schopp, Secretary of Education, South Dakota
David Archer, Senior Policy Advisor to Governor John Hickenlooper, ColoradoJeanne Burns, Board of Regents, Louisiana
Brenda Gullett, NASBE Board of Directors, Arkansas Board of EducationSteven Pound, NASBE Board of Directors, Maine Board of EducationPatrick A. Guida, Esquire, NASBE Board of Directors, Rhode Island Board of EducationOne Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20001-1431Phone (202) 336-7000 Fax (202) 408-8072 www.ccsso.orgCopyright © 2012 by the Council of Chief State School Ofﬁcers, Washington, DC All rights reserved.