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National Community of Practice on Improving Teacher Quality

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Center for Improving Teacher QualityThe National Community of Practice on Improving Teacher Quality: General and Special Education Collaboration is sponsored by the Center for Improving Teacher Quality (CTQ) to help states reform, improve and align their teacher licensing systems for GENERAL and SPECIAL education teachers of students with disabilities. This national community was generated by the collective thinking of members of CTQ State Teacher Quality Teams and is central to the work of the Center. The community emphasizes the importance of standards for GENERAL and SPECIAL education teachers in serving students with disabilities and supports strong collaboration between highly qualified teachers as essential to improving the outcomes for all children. CTQ is funded by the Office of Special Education Programs(OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education. It is a national technical assistance center focused on working with states to develop models for ensuring and raising the quality of teachers of students with disabilities. For additional information about CTQ, visit the Center for Improving Teacher Quality's website at: http://www.ccsso.org/projects/Center_for_Improving_Teacher_Quality/ The National Community of Practice on Improving Teacher Quality: General and Special Education Collaboration is sponsored by the Center for Improving Teacher Quality (CTQ) to help states reform, improve and align their teacher licensing systems for GENERAL and SPECIAL education teachers of students with disabilities. Funded by the Office of Special Education Programs at the U.S. Department of Education, CTQ is a national technical assistance center that is working with states to develop models for ensuring and raising the quality of teachers of students with disabilities.