Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced the recipients Teacher Incentive Fund Round 5 grants which give school districts the opportunity to develop innovative solutions for recruiting and retaining highly effective educators.
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August 07, 2014
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May 05, 2014
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August 05, 2013
In my last post, I shared results from the UnitedHealth report, Doing Good is Good For You: 2013 Health and Volunteering Study, which revealed some important connections between volunteerism and personal and professional success. Volunteerism can also be a powerful tool for K-12 Talent Managers in s...
August 01, 2013
Today, Gallup released its latest findings around teacher engagement, based on survey data collected between January and December 2012. In the article "In U.S., Newer Teachers Most Likely to Be Engaged at Work," Shane Lopez and Preety Sidhu discuss how years of experience affect workplace engagement...
July 22, 2013
Retaining the best and brightest employees is critical to the success of any organization. A recent article from Compdata Consulting, "Engaging Your All-Stars: How Successful Companies Retain Their Top Performers," explains that a key to keeping top performers, or "All-Stars," is increasing employee...
April 24, 2013
My colleagues and I stumbled across a unique HR term today that I just had to share... Offboarding Offboarding describes the process of managing employee exits. While not the most pleasant thought, offboarding is an important consideration for any organization, because all employees will leave a...
October 12, 2012
Performance-based compensation has been a hot topic in K-12 education as hundreds of districts across the country explore the strategy through Race to the Top, the Teacher Incentive Fund, and other federal, state, and local initiatives. However, some in the higher education community are also receiv...