Induction: Connecting Teacher Recruitment to Retention

Induction: Connecting Teacher Recruitment to Retention

by Roberta A. Richin, Richard F. (Francine) Banyon, Rita Prager Stein, Francine E. Banyon
     
 

This excellent resource was designed to help school administrators, teachers, and board of education members choose from a wide variety of proven practices to attract and retain the best professional staff in this competitive market.

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This excellent resource was designed to help school administrators, teachers, and board of education members choose from a wide variety of proven practices to attract and retain the best professional staff in this competitive market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761946755
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/21/2003
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword - Harvey J. Stedman
Acknowledgements
About the Authors
Introduction: Induction - From Recruitment to Retention
Choosing and Using Successful Practices
Summary
1. Building Block 1: Preparing to Recruit and Retain
Chapter Summary
Blue Print for Building Block 1
2. Building Block 2: Staffing Your School or District - Necessary Tools
Putting It Together
Getting Started
How to Recruit
How to Interview
Chapter Summary
Blue Print for Building Block 2
3. Building Block 3: Orienting New Members of Your Professional Staff - Year One
Preorientation: Connecting Before the School Year Appointment Begins
Conducting Professional Development
Mentoring and Collaborating
Supervising, Observing, and Evaluating
Putting It Together for the Induction Task Force
Chapter Summary
Blue Print for Building Block 3
4. Building Block 4: Creating Lasting Connections for Your Probationary Professional Staff - Years Two and Three
Ongoing Professional Development Best Practice: Data Mining
Ongoing Supervision, Observation, and Evaluation Best Practices: Formal Observation and Informal Supervision
Ongoing Supervision, Observation, and Evaluation Best Practice: The Process of Granting Tenure/Permanence
Chapter Summary
Blue Print for Building Block 4
5. Building Block 5: Retaining Your High-Quality Professional Staff - Best Practices
Retaining Best Practice: Observation and Evaluation for Tenured Staff
Retaining Best Practices: Renewing and Reorienting
Retaining Best Practice: Getting to the "Hearth" of It
Chapter Summary
Blue Print for Building Block 5
Endnote
Resources
A. Blue Print for Building Blocks 1-5
B. Leading for Learning & Safety: A Leadership Development Institute
C. Affirm, Normalize, and Refocus
D. Particulars of the Letter of Intent/Binder
E. Letter of Appointment
F. Advertisement for Staffing Positions
G. Tenure Letter
H. Examplar for How to Use an Evaluation Instrument (see Resource) in the Preobservation, Observation, and Postobservation
I. Evaluation Instrument
J. Organizational Chart of the Induction Task Force
Bibliography
Index

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