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.
Faced with a paper-intensive performance management process that got in the way of meaningful evaluation conversations, Madison County Schools in Kentucky knew something needed to change — fast.
In Part 2, we discussed how to use technology to collect and analyze performance data that align with district priorities. But collecting and analyzing data isn’t enough. District leaders must use the information and insights gained to improve classroom instruction.
In Part 1 of this series, we explained that educators and students realize the true value of performance management when evaluations contribute to a culture of continuous improvement that ultimately advances student achievement … and that means collecting and analyzing meaningful performance data to empower decision-making.
Whether called evaluations, appraisals or assessments, nearly every district in the U.S. and Canada measures educator performance, but few say their efforts result in improved teacher effectiveness.
To improve educator effectiveness, Comal ISD pairs continuous feedback with personalized professional development
Comal Independent School District in Texas has transformed professional development (PD) across the district by personalizing participants’ experiences, while simplifying processes for teachers and administrators.
Tony Davis, Ph.D., consulting director at McREL International — a TalentEd strategic partner — draws on 28 years’ experience as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and K-12 human resources administrator to offer three tips for developing growth-driven performance management processes.
Education leaders’ primary responsibility during appraisals is to improve instructional quality between classrooms across a school system to affect student learning. Yet with state and federal requirements in constant flux ...
In most K-12 districts, performance evaluations either provide powerful feedback and coaching that improve teacher effectiveness and job satisfaction, or add to the list of documentation-heavy administrative burdens. Framingham Public Schools (FPS) is transitioning from the latter to the former.
Learn how an easy-to-access, seamlessly integrated HR system helps Equality Charter School in New York City remove obstacles from their teachers’ lives so teachers can focus on student achievement.