Professional Growth Plan

Teacher Shortage Crisis: How to Pave the Way for More (and More Satisfied) Teachers

It’s no secret teachers are jumping ship in record numbers, and the dwindling numbers of incoming grads don’t even come close to patching the gap as the demand for teachers rises. A few weeks ago, the Learning Policy Institute reported enrollment...
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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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Traits of Effective Teacher Evaluations Everyone Should be Able to Agree On

In the quest to develop and revamp your teacher evaluations, don’t lose sight of the qualities that make the process incredibly effective tools in encouraging improved employee performance. While schools systems may be tempted to dump traditional employee...
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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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