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Table Of Contents

Introduction
A SYSTEMIC APPROACH TO HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Figure I.1. Educator Talent Management Components
Figure I.2. Educator Talent Management Intercomponent Connections
ABOUT THIS BOOK
ENSURE THAT TEACHER WORKLOADS ARE REASONABLE
FROM THEIR SCHOOLS TO YOURS: GETTING THE BALL ROLLING
HIRE THE BEST POSSIBLE CANDIDATES
TEACHER RECRUITMENT CHECKLISTS
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO MEASURE?
HOW DO YOU WANT TO MEASURE TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS?
WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH THIS INFORMATION?
IMPLICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
IMPLICATIONS FOR STAFFING
IMPLICATIONS FOR COMPENSATION
PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER
THE ROLE OF FEDERAL TEACHER QUALITY POLICY
BUILDING THE PROFESSION: STRONG INDUCTION AND MENTORING PROGRAMS
HIGH - QUALITY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: ENABLING TEACHERS
FROM THE STATEHOUSE TO THE SCHOOLHOUSE: GETTING THE BALL ROLLING
SERVE A S A GATEWAY TO THE PROFESSION
PREPARE CANDIDATES TO BE EFFECTIVE IN THE CLASSROOM
FROM HIGHER EDUCATION TO YOUR SCHOOL: GETTING THE BALL ROLLING
CONDITIONS THAT SUPPORT EFFECTIVE TEACHERS AND LEADERS
TEACHER RECRUITMENT, HIRING, AND PLACEMENT
TEACHER PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
ENABLING TEACHERS, BUILDING THE PROFESSION
Index
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Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders

Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders

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Techniques for the difficult task of improving teacherquality

No one stakeholder group can realize lasting change on theirown; nor can any reform initiative focusing on just one type ofstrategy create the workplace conditions needed to truly buildcapacity within the education profession. Rather, stakeholders mustfocus on collaborating, reaching common understanding, andprioritizing for ultimate impact on the quality of teachers andteaching. This book discusses research and concrete examples ofpractice tied to teacher quality intended to improve eight keyinterrelated factors: Preparation; Recruitment; Hiring; Induction;Professional Development; Compensation and Incentives; WorkingConditions; and Performance Management.

Offers a framework and strategies for understanding the issuesthat make up the teacher quality question Written for educational leaders, superintendents, districtadministrators, teacher leaders, and principals, as well aspolicy-makers and other stakeholders Filled with illustrative examples teacher quality

The author addresses the most important factor that affectsstudent achievement-the quality of the teacher.

Techniques for the difficult task of improving teacherquality

No one stakeholder group can realize lasting change on theirown; nor can any reform initiative focusing on just one type ofstrategy create the workplace conditions needed to truly buildcapacity within the education profession. Rather, stakeholders mustfocus on collaborating, reaching common understanding, andprioritizing for ultimate impact on the quality of teachers andteaching. This book discusses research and concrete examples ofpractice tied to teacher quality intended to improve eight keyinterrelated factors: Preparation; Recruitment; Hiring; Induction;Professional Development; Compensation and Incentives; WorkingConditions; and Performance Management.

Offers a framework and strategies for understanding the issuesthat make up the teacher quality question Written for educational leaders, superintendents, districtadministrators, teacher leaders, and principals, as well aspolicy-makers and other stakeholders Filled with illustrative examples teacher quality

The author addresses the most important factor that affectsstudent achievement-the quality of the teacher.

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