Category Archives: Teacher and Leader effectiveness

Tennessee Improves Teacher Preparation Programs Through Report Cards

Last year, the teacher preparation program at Nashville’s Lipscomb University was named one of the nation’s best by the National Council on Teacher Quality. In November, the State’s 2013 Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs also lauded … Continue reading

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Educators Explain Colorado’s New Performance Evaluation System

Throughout this school year, the Denver Post is reporting the experiences and views of four Colorado teachers as their districts fully roll out the new educator evaluation requirements for the first time.  Each district is taking a slightly different approach; some … Continue reading

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Delaware and Hawaii Putting Student Data and Teacher Collaboration at the Heart of Instructional Improvement

When North Dover Elementary School in Dover, Delaware was awarded $50,000 as one of the State’s 17 “recognition” schools for its gains in student achievement in 2013, Principal Suzette Marine gave some of the credit to what she called the … Continue reading

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