National Commission on Teaching and America's Future.
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Andrew J.Rotherham’s guidebook on how philanthropists can support teacher and principal excellence in America.
A report that seeks to clarify four areas of value-added measures that can be used to evaluate teacher effectiveness.
A whitepaper that outlines the agenda of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to identify critical design elements of a high-quality educator development system.
An article giving U.S. context for teacher education, the power of teacher preparation for transforming teaching and learning, and the current challenges in the United States.
A report studying several school districts, and their efforts to find alternative means to evaluate teacher effectiveness.
A brief that focuses on the identification of site readiness—the conditions that support effective implementation of new teacher evaluation systems.
Oregon Department of Education budget note on aforementioned transportation issue. The Executive Summary.
Five recommendations from the Children's Institute to improve Oregon’s kindergarten readiness.
A report providing a state by state analysis of teacher compensation for master degrees.
A proposal by the Education Study Center on how to ensure teacher effectiveness and due process
A report examines 'pervasive and longstanding failures' to respond to variations in the effectiveness of our teachers.
A Teacher Development Continuum: The Role of Policy in Creating a Supportive Pathway into the Profession.
Article by the New Teacher Center.
A paper on proficiency-based education is excerpted from a 2008 Oregon Education Roundtable white paper entitled Taking Promising High School Practices to Scale.
New Teacher Center, University of California, Santa Cruz.
A summary of current best practices in educating autistic spectrum disorders.
The National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF) and Georgia State University (GSU) developed a model for induction of new teachers in urban high need schools.
Discusses the basic elements of Student Learning Objectives (SLO's) as a way to measure educator effectiveness. Published by the U.S. Dept. of Education.
Professional Development in Oregon: What Do Teachers Want, What Do They Get, and Do They Find It Useful?
Sheds light on the scope and perceived quality of professional development viaf data from the 2003-04 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS ) and administrative data from the Oregon Department of Education.
The Teaching Research Institute. Western Oregon University.