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Teacher Self-Assessment and Readiness Tools

Type: Resource
Format: 
Toolkit/Guide
Year of Publication: 
2017
Topic: 
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
Teachers: are you exploring teacher leadership opportunities? State, district and school leaders: are you considering how to use teacher leadership initiatives to promote local improvement, or as...Read more »

TA in Action: Calcasieu Parish School Board, Louisiana

Type: News
News Type: 
TA in Action
Publication Date: 
Wed, 03/15/2017
State: 
Louisiana
Calcasieu asked the TLP TA team to provide assistance to advance and support their efforts to recruit and retain teachers, particularly in high-needs schools. The district expressed an interest in resources such as "stay interviews" and "exit interviews." The TA team is providing resources to help...Read more
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Grantee Spotlight: School District of Lee County, Flordia

Type: News
News Type: 
Grantee Spotlight
Publication Date: 
Wed, 03/15/2017
State: 
Florida
While receiving a TIF grant is a great milestone in grantees' journey to reform their human capital management system, sustaining the work beyond the grant period is fundamental. To learn more about how grantees are thinking about sustainability, our TLP TA team recently interviewed Helen Martin,...Read more
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A Primer for Continuous Improvement in Schools and Districts

Type: Resource
Year of Publication: 
2017
Topic: 
Professional Development aligned to evaluation
Program Evaluation
This brief orients educational practitioners to the continuous improvement process and how it can work in educational settings. The brief provides an overview and includes references and resources...Read more »
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At Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter Network, Culture Is Key to Turning Around Failing Schools

Type: News
News Type: 
Article
Publication Date: 
Fri, 02/17/2017
John Wister Elementary School in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood, children come to class wearing matching polo shirts. In the hallways, students walk in straight, silent, and orderly lines. In the classrooms, signs instruct children to sit "like a S.T.A.R." -- meaning "Sit up tall," "Track...Read more

Data Quality Essentials Revisited

Type: Resource
Year of Publication: 
2016
Topic: 
Data Systems
Student Growth/SLO/Measurement
Teacher/Principal Evaluation
The purpose of this paper is to consolidate the information gathered under Center for Educator Compensation and Reform (CECR) on data quality issues. The paper provides updated information on the...Read more »
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Evaluating Programs for Strengthening Teaching and Leadership

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2016
Topic: 
Program Evaluation
This guidebook provides strategies and resources to address the many complexities and challenges involved in evaluating a TIF program, from conceptualizing the evaluation questions to reporting...Read more »
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Ohio TIF Story

Type: Video
This brief video focuses on the work of 23 districts in Ohio and their collaborative efforts around topics critical to school improvement.Read more