Why professional development for teachers is about organized design with the right the incentives and supports, rather than mere workshops which typically provide teachers with tools for all the wrong problems.
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December 19, 2014
December 17, 2014
The recently approved federal spending measure includes language that highlights the increasing responsibilities of principals in meeting new mandates and the need for training to accomplish them.
December 08, 2014
The nine-year deal will offer financial incentives to principals who take assignments in struggling schools and provide bonuses to principals who coach and advise their peers.
December 03, 2014
The National Association of Secondary School Principals says that "Value-Added Measurements" should not be used to make decisions regarding retention, firing and compensation for principals and teachers.
November 12, 2014
The National Association of Secondary School Principals released a set of recommendations for federal, state and local school officials that outline concrete steps it says will improve policies and practices to protect student data.
November 10, 2014
The goal of the Education Department's principal shadowing program is to help those who make K-12 policy better understand the real-world impacts on schools and the principals who oversee them.
November 05, 2014
The report examines the financial costs to students and districts caused by high rates of principal turnover and ways to improve retention of school leaders.
October 28, 2014
The two-year program prepares administrators to work in fourteen rural districts in northeastern North Carolina.
October 22, 2014
The 58th annual conference of the Council of the Great City Schools will tackle the most pressing challenges facing urban school district leaders.
October 17, 2014
A new guide provides practical help to principals hoping to better bridge the world of early-childhood education and traditional elementary school education.