Webinar: Effective Principal Evaluations and Professional Development

The changing landscape of K12 education in the 21st century has transformed the role of the school principal. Today the expanded leadership responsibilities of principals have made them more crucial than ever to the success of a school district. Attend this webinar to learn how the leadership of the Brevard County (Fla.) Schools is accurately … Read More

3 Districts Share Teacher Evaluation Best Practices

Join the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) for a webinar to hear from three leading school districts on their approach to effective teacher evaluations. DATE:  September 23, 2015 TIME:   1:00 PM CDT REGISTER: Click here During this webinar, you will learn how: Evaluators conduct meaningful evaluations and provide actionable results. Teachers easily … Read More

The Georgia Educator Effectiveness Story

Three years ago, Georgia Department of Education (DOE) set out to develop new technology solutions to support their overall goal of promoting and supporting teacher and leader effectiveness to improve student learning in every classroom in the state. Under an aggressive timeline set forth by Race to the Top, Georgia successfully developed and implemented a … Read More

5 Strategies to Simplify the Complexities of Personalizing Evaluations and Professional Development

This is hard work! State legislation, local culture, industry thought leaders, and so much more drive the approach a school district takes when defining evaluation frameworks for teachers, leaders and staff. These variables give rise to an ever-changing set of policies, standards, and evaluation rubrics that add to the complexity of educator effectiveness programs. Research … Read More

Webinar: The Importance of Fair, Reliable, Valid and Defensible Observations

The Importance of Fair, Reliable, Valid and Defensible Observations Join us for a webinar on Apr 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM CDT. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1571200282592727553 So why does teacher evaluation matter? Because teaching matters. Simply put, high quality evaluation systems help ensure high quality teachers. To establish quality teacher evaluation practices, evaluators must be fair, … Read More