Dean of the Marian University Fred S. Klipsch Educators College, LaTonya Turner, Ph.D., has been named to the Educator Advisory Board for the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET). Dr. Turner is one of only 11 Educator Advisory Board members, representing primary, secondary and higher education institutions nationwide.
“I admire Dr. Turner for her excellent leadership of Fred S. Klipsch Educators College which is consistently recognized for educating next-generation teachers and educational leaders,” said Marian University President Daniel J. Elsener. “As Dr. Turner’s colleague, I am proud to congratulate her on the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) advisory board appointment.”
“The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) centers on building educator excellence to give all students the opportunity for success, which aligns with the work we have been called to do at the Fred S. Klipsch Educators College,” said Dr. Turner. “I am extremely proud and honored to serve on the NIET advisory board which serves thousands of schools across the country supporting great teaching and improving student achievement.”
The NIET partners with school, districts and states across the country to develop sustainable systems for school improvement, teacher and leader development, rubric and observation, and comprehensive reform. During the past 20 years, the NIET has partnered with more than 75 universities and worked with more than 9,000 schools nationwide to support great teaching and improve student achievement. Read more here about Dr. Turner’s appointment.