Phil Rogers, NASDTEC
The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification. The Executive Director reports to the Executive Board, and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its vision, mission, goals/guiding principles, and financial objectives.
Troy Hutchings, ETS researches, writes, speaks, and develops materials on a national level in the areas of teacher sexual misconduct with students, educator decision-making, and the professional continuum-of-responsibility associated with a framework for an ethical and legal teaching practice. He provides training to numerous stakeholders including the U.S. Army, state and national policy groups, legal and investigative practitioner organizations, teacher education administrators, school district administrators and teachers, state teacher associations, department of education leaders, and licensing officials across the United States and Canada. Dr. Hutchings provides expert witness testimony in judicial hearings, actively collaborates with state, provincial, and federal agencies on policy initiatives. He has served as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on projects as diverse as the development of the national Model Code of Ethics for Educators, the Georgia Educator Ethics Assessment, and a full-length interactive movie. His contributions to educator professional practices were recognized nationally by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) in 2009, when he received the Annual Doug Bates Award and gave the associated lecture.
Hutchings is Senior Strategic Advisor at Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, NJ, where he provides thought-leadership to research initiatives and practical applications in educator ethics. He has a record of full-time teaching, research, and administrative responsibilities at the university level spanning 15 years, and has also served as a high school administrator, teacher, and coach in public and private schooling environments for 16 years.