Dr. Dianna Whitlock

Dr. Dianna Whitlock

Dr. Dianna Whitlock is the Director of Research and Process Development at Standard For Success, helping schools build effective teacher evaluation programs from the ground up with their teacher evaluation solution. She received her Ed.D. in educational leadership from Oakland City University with a concentration in early childhood services in rural areas and has worked as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and adjunct professor for teacher preparation programming.

How to Cultivate High-Performance Teachers: Servant Leadership Infographic

Recent studies tell us the most effective leadership style may also be the rarest—particularly in schools, where compliance mandates, detailed processes and metrics drive much of teachers’ performance management. But there’s a better way:...
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The Case for Changing the Performance Review Process

In the grand scheme of things, performance reviews are a good thing. They offer you an opportunity to connect with your teachers, give constructive feedback, and map out a strategy for personal growth. At least, that was the original intent. The problems...
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5 Essentials for Your Teacher Evaluation Process

Over the past decade, school districts, teachers, and principals have been grappling with how to overhaul teacher evaluation systems — with many initiatives being led by extensive research on performance and student outcomes. Many of my colleagues would...
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