Integrating Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into Pre-Service Teacher Training Programs

The integration of CCSS standards into pre-service teacher training programs was developed to increase understanding of new standards and assist programs in incorporating the standards into pre-service curricula. The Higher Education Common Core Advisory Council was created to direct this work to reflect the needs of training institutions. To date, 500 higher education faculty have attended training around these resources. THEC, the Higher Education Common Core Advisory Council and the Ayers Institute at Lipscomb University collaborated to create 19 video modules and accompanying resources demonstrating CCSS aligned lessons taught by proven highly effective Tennessee teachers. Resources can be found at