YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan University is hosting a daylong summit on the state of teacher preparation in Michigan.
The event is called "Educator Preparation: A Call to Action in Michigan" and will be held Friday at the Ypsilanti school's student center.
The conference's aims include exploring the effect of decisions made by state officials on teachers. The keynote speaker is Boston College professor Marilyn Cochran-Smith, whose talk will examine trends and challenges in teacher education.
The conference is designed for teachers and administrators from preschool through 12th grade, as well as education college students, instructors and administrators.
Cost is $25 for educational professionals and $10 for students.