Is the purpose of the evaluation to measure a place on a continuum of professional achievement OR to identify strengths and areas for improvement that result in more successful learning for students?
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March 31, 2015
March 30, 2015
In Clark County, Nev., two principals with a record of success will run a second school as part of a "franchise," to share best practices and develop a leadership pipeline.
March 29, 2015
Leaders cannot create a vision with teachers and parents and students and colleagues, if they do not know what the world holds as it waits for our students to arrive at college or career.
March 26, 2015
The work being done to inform the public about new and emerging pedagogies can be the lever with which educational leaders can advocate for the structural changes to crusty old 20th century model.
March 24, 2015
Ms. McKenzie led the district from 1981 to 1988 and was one of the longest serving superintendents in the city's history.
March 24, 2015
It is every educator's job to create a culture where all young people can find themselves, known and welcome.
March 22, 2015
When accountability overtakes good work, heart is lost. When worry, fear and stress overtake us, our head doesn't work at its best and our heart connection is lost.
March 19, 2015
Modeling, recognizing those who do the things that reflect the schools' values, and limiting the number of "Do Not" memos can and will make a difference in response and morale along with it.
March 18, 2015
The Foundation for Excellence in Education launched EdPolicy Leaders Online, a new resource to help education policymakers better understand and implement education reform efforts. These new Massively Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, feature nearly 40 experts across the education landscape including superintendents, senators, parents, policy makers, teachers, and CEOs.
March 17, 2015
Unless we grapple with the questions about proper use, potential outcomes and ethics regarding technology while students remain in our schools, the dangers inherent in the use of such powerful tools will graduate along with them.