Preparing and Evaluating Effective Teachers and Leaders

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Teacher performance evaluation systems are one potential tool for improving student success. Emerging research points to some promising features of performance evaluation measures; for example, evidence suggests that giving more frequent, specific feedback on classroom practice may lead to improvements in teacher performance and student achievement.

Principals also impact student achievement through their influence on classroom instruction, organizational conditions, community support, and setting the teaching and learning conditions in schools. Evaluating their effectiveness is another important piece of the puzzle.

Explore our most recent resources in teacher and leader development and effectiveness to discover what we are learning and how it is contributing to successful schools.