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Teaching is complex work that demands the same respect accorded to other professions, Dean Deborah Stipek says in her discussion of the May/June issue of the "Educator." Like business, law and medicine, it demands specialized training to gain the necessary expertise. Stanford Graduate School of Education is showing how to prepare people to excel at it — and to help them to improve throughout their careers, she adds.
More than 100 teachers from high-needs high schools were selected for the free professional development program that starts in July.
Bonnie Gould received his master's degree in education from Stanford in 1954, but as a busy working father with young children he had no time to mark the occasion. More than a half-century later, he finally had the chance to don a cap and gown and celebrate.