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February 02, 2017

The Status of HR Certification as a Driver of Equity in Pre-K-12 Education

This article examines five key findings regarding the current state of, and future possibilities for, HR certification in education.

October 05, 2016

U.S. Department of Education Announces TIF 5 Awards

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.

May 11, 2015

Getting Inside Our Heads: 700 Of Our K-12 HR Peers Let Us Inside Theirs

In HR, we are obsessed with titles and names. To find out what is most popular department name and what motivates and drives decisions for this team of people, we surveyed K-12 HR professionals in education earlier this spring and are now sharing the results!

August 13, 2014

HR: Furthering Your Organizational Influence

Explore valuable lessons and best practices harvested from business executives on how HR heads can further their influence in any organization.

October 05, 2012

Converting: Moving from Transactional to Strategic HR

Human Resources should exist to help an organization attract, place, develop, grow, evaluate, reward, and retain its most valuable asset: people. However, many organizations face challenges in converting their HR department from the traditional transactional body to an office that is better equipped...

September 27, 2012

USDOE Announces TIF Round 4 Awards

Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced the recipients of round four of the Teacher Incentive Fund. The TIF 4 competition has two components: the General TIF Competition and the TIF Competition with a Focus on STEM. The districts and states that secured awards include: General TIF Compet...

September 22, 2012

AASPA Conference Opportunity to Learn, Network with K-12 Talent Managers

I have been invited to lead or participate in presentations around selection, strategic compensation, and performance management at the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) 74th Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois October 31 through November 3. AASPA is the only HR-educ...

August 31, 2012

Making Decisions: Gut Feel or Workforce Analytics?

A few weeks back, a tweet from @BigThink caught my eye. In 140 characters, they summed up how organizations are utilizing big data to create a stronger workforce. The post linked to a video of Haig Nalbantian, a Senior Partner at Mercer and well-known authority on Human Capital Measurement and Manag...

July 07, 2012

Capturing Tacit Knowledge of Teachers Is Critical

I've heard this conversation in past jobs, and I hear it working in school districts now: "(Enter employee's name) is just fantastic! What do we do if they leave? We will never be able to replace them!" Well, guess what--it's inevitable. People leave organizations. They retire. They are offered bett...

June 08, 2012

Human Capital, STEM, & Evaluation Focus of $285M TIF Competition

Today, the U.S. Department of Education released a 277-page report outlining updated priorities, application information, eligibility requirements, and other details for a fourth round of Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants, which are set to be awarded this fall. The TIF 4 competition provides two g...

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