UVM dean appointed to national task force

Fayneese Miller, dean of the College of Education, was appointed by the National Association of State Boards of Education to serve on an education task force, according to a press release. The responsibilities of the task force are to assess educator training and evaluations as well as the educators’ impact on students, the press release stated. It will also focus its efforts on ensuring that educators continue to meet the academic needs of contemporary students, according to the press release. “The work of the study group on teacher preparation, evaluation and compensation is some of the more important work needed to be done during this time,” Miller said.