TeachNY Roundtable

TeachNY Statewide Roundtable

“With the formation of the TeachNY Statewide Roundtable, no other state is as prepared as New York to tackle the teacher shortage in such a collective and inclusive manner.”

- SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher

Achieving sustained improvement in the preparation of teachers and leaders and renewal across the education system will require unprecedented partnership between P-12 and higher education leadership and practitioners, along with support from the governor and legislature, and other stakeholders with a role in the educator preparation pipeline.

That is why SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia have convened the TeachNY Statewide Roundtable, which is comprised of representatives from key stakeholder groups who can help chart a course forward for educator preparation policy statewide.

The Roundtable has committed to five meetings through June 2017 and has the following charge:

Co-chaired by Chancellor Zimpher and Commissioner Elia, TeachNY Statewide Roundtable membership includes:


New York State Government:


Higher Education: