Exceptional teachers led by exceptional school leaders are important ingredients to student success. But, what does it mean to be exceptional, and how do we measure it? How can we foster exceptionalism amongst all school staff?
A Golden Opportunity: Let’s Rethink Performance Evaluations
NOTE: These resources coincide with a 3-part video presentation series geared toward teachers and school administrators on the topic of performance evaluations.
Bowen, Ryan S., (2017). Understanding by Design. Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching.
Coens and Jenkins (2000). Abolishing performance appraisals: Why they backfire and what to do instead. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
Grissom and Bartanen (2018). Strategic Retention: Principal Effectiveness and Teacher Turnover in Multiple-Measure Teacher Evaluation Systems. American Educational Research Journal, September 2018.
Jacobson, L. (2018). New Teacher Center Releases Instructional Coaching Standards.
Jacobson, L. (2018). NCTQ Report: Teacher Evaluations Improve Quality.
Jacobson L. (2018). Report: Long-Term Coaching Critical in Retaining Principals.
Principal Evaluation: Missouri’s Educator Evaluation System. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Ross-Fisher, R. (2018). Key Skills and Dispositions: Essential Traits all Exceptional Teachers Must Have.
Teacher Evaluation: Missouri’s Educator Evaluation System. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Vercelletto, C. (2018). Study Finds Most Effective Principals Strategically Retain Their Best Teachers.
Dr. Roberta Ross-Fisher is a national leader in quality assurance, educator preparation, and empowerment-based learning. She supports educational institutions and non-profit agencies in areas such as accreditation, competency-based education, and teacher/school leader prep programs design. Roberta also writes about academic excellence and can be contacted for consultations, webinars, and on-site workshops through her site (www.robertarossfisher.com).