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The woman whose groundbreaking work on establishing methods of assessing good teaching, Charlotte Danielson, will be speaking from 6 to 8 p.m. at an event hosted by Pace University at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan.

Mary Ann Giordano, the editor of the SchoolBook blog on the New York Times web site wrote about a lecture sponsored by Pace’s School of Education.

From The New York Times web site:

“The woman whose groundbreaking work on establishing methods of assessing good teaching, Charlotte Danielson, will be speaking from 6 to 8 p.m. at an event hosted by Pace University at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. The talk, “Framing Teacher Effectiveness/ Supporting Student Success: Why Educators Should Embrace a ‘Framework for Teaching,’” is free.”

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NEWS RELEASE: Pace University Distinguished Educators Lecture Featuring Charlotte Danielson

Danielson’s Framework for Teaching is becoming the foundation for the evaluation of teachers in many New York school districts. The discussion topic is framing teacher effectiveness and supporting student success.

“Framing Teacher Effectiveness and Supporting Student Success”

NEW YORK, NY, March 22, 2012 – Teacher accountability is a hot topic in the media and a top political agenda for numerous candidates in this election year. Join Pace University’s School of Education in New York on April 3rd as they host Charlotte Danielson, an internationally recognized expert in the area of teacher effectiveness, for a discussion on teacher evaluation and accountability.

Danielson’s Framework for Teaching is becoming the foundation for the evaluation of teachers in many New York school districts. The discussion topic is framing teacher effectiveness and supporting student success.

This lecture will be of interest to a broad segment including educators, parents, school administrators, and public officials.

This event, one of the Pace School of Education’s Distinguished Educators Lecture series, will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038.  Question and answer session to follow. This event is free and open to the public. Media admission by press pass. RSVP at www.pace.edu/danielsonlecture. For more information contact Merrill Lee Fuchs, (914)-773-3884. View the Flyer here.

About Charlotte Danielson

Charlotte Danielson is an internationally recognized expert in the area of teacher effectiveness, specializing in the design of teacher evaluation systems that assess teacher quality while promoting professional learning. Danielson has taught at all levels, from kindergarten through college, and has worked as an administrator, a curriculum director, and a staff developer throughout the US. In her consulting work she has served hundreds of districts, universities, intermediate agencies, and state departments of education in virtually every state as well as internationally.

In addition to numerous practical instruments and training programs (both onsite and online), Danielson’s many publications include: Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching (2007), Enhancing Student Achievement: A Framework for School Improvement (2002), Teacher Leadership that Strengthens the Profession (2006), and Talk about Teaching! Conducting Professional Conversations (2009).

About Pace University

For 105 years Pace has produced thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. www.pace.edu

Media contact:

Cara Cea, ccea@pace.edu, 914-906-9680.