Congressional Forum http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport principal supports 'medical model' training for teachers http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-principal-supports-medical-model-training-teachers <p>A Shreveport elementary school principal was invited to Capitol Hill earlier this month to attend a brainstorming Congressional forum and give closing remarks. The focus was on how the path to becoming a teacher could be modeled after the medical profession.&nbsp;</p><p>Teachers who graduate with four years of college are often thrown into classroom situations they're not totally prepared for, according to Mary Harris, principal of South Highlands Magnet Elementary School.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:34:26 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42004 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport principal supports 'medical model' training for teachers