Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders


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Techniques for the difficult task of improving teacher quality

No one stakeholder group can realize lasting change on their own; nor can any reform initiative focusing on just one type of strategy create the workplace conditions needed to truly build capacity within the education profession. Rather, stakeholders must focus on collaborating, reaching common understanding, and prioritizing for ultimate impact on the quality of teachers and teaching. This book discusses research and concrete examples of practice tied to teacher quality intended to improve eight key interrelated factors: Preparation; Recruitment; Hiring; Induction; Professional Development; Compensation and Incentives; Working Conditions; and Performance Management. Offers a framework and strategies for understanding the issues that make up the teacher quality question Written for educational leaders, superintendents, district administrators, teacher leaders, and principals, as well as policy-makers and other stakeholdersFilled with illustrative examples teacher quality

The author addresses the most important factor that affects student achievement-the quality of the teacher.

Title: Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders

Author Name: Sabrina W. Laine (Author), Molly Lasagna (Author), Ellen Behrstock-Sherratt (Author)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Jossey-Bass: 2011

ISBN Number: 0470585900

ISBN Number 13: 9780470585900

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 055855

Description: Very good condition. Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders By Sabrina W. Laine (Author), Molly Lasagna (Author), Ellen Behrstock-Sherratt (Author) Product Details Paperback: 176 pages Publisher: Jossey-Bass; 1 edition (January 11, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0470585900 ISBN-13: 9780470585900 Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches

Keywords: Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders