professional development

5 Ways to Give Teachers Better Performance Evaluations in 2017

No matter the industry, employees want to know how they’re doing. Statistics back this up. It turns out that effective teacher evaluations could be the key to increased employee retention, a more engaged staff, and improvements in overall performance....
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Implementing a Modified RISE Teacher Evaluation System

In my years of teaching and as a school administrator, I have come to learn that the most effective school improvement efforts are those that focus on improving classroom instruction. What happens between a teacher and their students during instructional...
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4 ways to give teachers the tools they need to succeed

As highlighted in numerous studies and articles, teachers are often considered among the most underpaid professionals — yet must perform one of the nation’s most critical jobs, often under challenging circumstances. That’s why teachers are often...
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