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 ...
Recently I had the privilege of hearing the 2017 Florida Teacher of the Year, Jessica Solano, deliver a keynote address. In her presentation, she talked about the power of “yet” and the undeniable hope and expectation that this small three-letter word conveys.
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.
It’s not a new concept that educators need differentiated professional learning opportunities. It is an emerging trend that seeks to support educator‐centered, 21st century learning.
The measure of success in every K-12 school or district is the growth and positive impact on the students and the community it serves … and every employee has a role to play in cultivating that success.
In performance reviews, student achievement and professional development are addressed independently, administrators and teachers don’t get the full story and aren’t able to maximize teaching outcomes.