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National Board for Education Sciences
November 9, 2009 Meeting Agenda

Institute of Education Sciences Board Room
1st Floor
80 F Street, NW
Washington, DC

All sessions are open to the public.

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Monday, November 9, 2009
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Call to Order, Approval of Agenda, Chair Remarks, and Remarks of the Executive Director
Eric Hanushek, National Board for Education Sciences (NBES) Chair
Norma Garza, NBES Executive Director
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Update on Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
IES Director, John Easton
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Update on IES Center Activity
IES Commissioners and Staff:
National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE)
National Center for Education Research (NCER)
National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER)
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ex Officio Member Agency Overview
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break for Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. What Work Clearinghouse Practice Guides: Overview
Scott Cody, Associate Director of Research, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Presentation of Recently Released IES Teacher Quality Evaluations
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.      Impacts of Comprehensive Teacher Induction
     Steve Glazerman, Principal Investigator, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.      An Evaluation of Teachers Trained Through Different Routes to Certification
     Jill Constantine, Associate Director of Research and Education Area Leader, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Discussion of Findings
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Summary Views, and Next Steps
Eric Hanushek, NBES Chair
5:00 p.m. Adjournment