Educator Effectiveness - Ask the Team Briefs

Ask the Team briefs, developed by the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, summarize key examples, strategies, and research findings compiled from questions submitted to the Center by state education agency and regional center staff. Each brief takes only 10-15 minutes to read.

High Fidelity: Investing in Evaluation Training (PDF)
Explore how states are providing training to districts, evaluators, and educators on new teacher and principal evaluation systems.

Leveraging Teacher Talent: Peer Observation in Educator Evaluation (PDF)
Take a look at how districts are using peer observers and peer assistance and review (PAR) program as part of teacher evaluation.

Lacking Capacity? How to Work Smart in Teacher Evaluation (PDF)
Find out how states are addressing capacity challenges, such as dealing with the challenge of performing multiple observations for teachers.

See all Ask the Team briefs on the GTL Center website.