Professional Growth Plan

3 Principles for Shaping Teacher Evaluations & Professional Growth Plans

It’s no secret that schools need to find new ways to engage and develop their teachers to retain their staff and deliver high-quality education. While workshops, seminars, and training courses can inform and motivate, they aren’t enough to...
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Types of Effective Leadership Styles in Schools

In researching various leadership theories, I’ve found that not only do many of the theories overlap, but the theorists’ work does as well.  This is to be expected, as no one leadership style or theory can work in isolation, and no leader can...
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3 Critical Hallmarks of Effective Teacher Evaluations

If the state of New York is any indication of things to come, more officials will start finalizing plans to conclusively overhaul their school systems, including teacher evaluations, which have been the subject of much debate in recent years. The revisions...
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How to Conduct More Effective Employee Performance Reviews in 2017

Discussions about what makes a teacher’s performance review effective don’t seem to be slowing down. The same can be said for employee evaluations in other industries. While we may never come to an agreement about the perfect system for providing...
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