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Overview

This invaluable resource demonstrates how to foster the development of highly qualified teachers through designing and implementing a solid teacher evaluation system.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412909785
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

James H. Stronge is the Heritage Professor in the Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership Area at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. His research interests include policy and practice related to teacher quality, and teacher and administrator evaluation. He has worked with numerous school districts and other educational organizations to design and implement evaluation systems for teachers, administrators, and support personnel. His work on effective teachers focuses on how to identify effective teachers and how to enhance teacher effectiveness. Dr. Stronge has presented his research at conferences such as American Educational Research Association and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, conducted workshops for national and state organizations, and worked with local school districts.

He has been a teacher, counselor, and district-level administrator. His doctorate is in the area of educational administration and planning from the University of Alabama.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Teacher Evaluation and School Improvement: Improving the Educational Landscape - James H. Stronge
Part I: Designing a Teacher Evaluation System
2. Building the Foundation: Teacher Roles and Responsibilities - Patricia H. Wheeler and Michael Scriven
3. Applying the Personnel Evaluation Standards to Teacher Evaluation - Barbara B. Howard and James R. Sanders
4. Legal Considerations in Designing Teacher Evaluation Systems - Pamela D. Tucker and Marguerita K. DeSander
Part II: Assessing Teacher Performance
5. Classroom-Based Assessments of Teaching and Learning - Sally J. Zepeda
6. Client Surveys in Teacher Evaluation - James H. Stronge and Laura Pool Ostrander
7. Student Achievement and Teacher Evaluation - Pamela D. Tucker and James H. Stronge
8. Portfolios in Teacher Evaluation - Kenneth Wolf
9. Teacher Self-Evaluation - Peter W. Airasian and Arlen Gullickson
10. Using Multiple Data Sources in Teacher Evaluation Systems - Kenneth D. Peterson
Part III: Implementing the Teacher Evaluation System
11. Conducting a Successful Evaluation Conference - Virginia M. Helm and Henry St. Maurice
12. Dealing Positively With the Nonproductive Teacher: A Legal and Ethical Perspective on Accountability - Mary Jo McGrath
13. Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development - Stephen P. Gordon
Author Index
Subject Index
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