One Saturday when Chris Tatum, director of secondary personnel at Amarillo ISD, was 496 miles from his district, he found the perfect opportunity to complete nine candidate interviews.
TalentEd Chief Research Officer Nick Montgomery explains why the research behind many assessments cause them to fall short, and what it takes to predict the effectiveness of teacher candidates.
Russell County School District in Alabama knows that talent management solutions play an important role in attracting, managing and developing teachers and staff … but proper implementation, training and support are key to maximizing the solutions’ effectiveness.
If a software vendor doesn’t provide quality customer support, their solutions quickly become a source of frustration, as Framingham Public Schools (FPS) can attest.
In 2016, TalentEd by PeopleAdmin surveyed hundreds of K-12 leaders and HR experts to create the K-12 Education TalentIndex, which shared their predictions for 2017 trends, such as:
Watch this one-minute video to learn the difference between reviewing data and accessing actionable insights designed to help education leaders improve school performance.
As a Title I district serving a large number of children from low-income families in the under-funded state of Arizona, leaders at Phoenix Elementary District #1 (Phoenix #1) face many challenges when it comes to placing a quality teacher in every classroom … but they refuse to let those challenges affect their students.
Hiring teachers quickly is a top priority at rapidly growing Comal Independent School District (ISD) in Texas. But principals know they can’t sacrifice quality just to fill classrooms, so they rely on data to inform their teacher hiring decisions.
It’s no secret that interviews aren’t always the most effective way to evaluate candidates. “Anybody can say anything in an interview,” said Sherry Christian, coordinator of human resources at Niagara Catholic District School Board in Ontario.
Developing a pool of qualified teacher candidates can help districts quickly fill key positions, but in many regions, it’s no easy task.