The professional educator standards board shall:
(1) Develop and maintain a research base of educator preparation best practices;
(2) Develop and coordinate initiatives for educator preparation in high-demand fields as well as outreach and recruitment initiatives for underrepresented populations;
(3) Provide program improvement technical assistance to providers of educator preparation programs;
(4) Assure educator preparation program compliance; and
(5) Prepare and maintain a cohesive educator development policy framework.