Building the Best Faculty: Strategies for Hiring and Supporting New Teachers

Building the Best Faculty: Strategies for Hiring and Supporting New Teachers

by Mary C. Clement

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Overview

Why not improve your recruiting techniques and staff development strategies? Clement describes realistic yet simple hiring strategies ranging from performing the initial interviews to making the final hiring decision. She also outlines the importance of maintaining a continuing support structure for the entire faculty and illustrates strategies through case studies. An important tool for administrators, teachers, and other staff members involved in recruiting and retention.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566767354
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 12/29/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Mary C. Clement, Ed.D., is an Education Professor at Berry College. She received a Master's degree from Illinois State University and a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She directed the Beginning Teacher Program at Eastern Illinois University from 1991 to 1997.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Need for New Teachers Chapter 2 Envisioning and Defining the New Position Chapter 3 Advertising and Recruiting Chapter 4 Reviewing and Evaluating Paperwork Chapter 5 The All-Important Interview Chapter 6 Group Interviews Chapter 7 Portfolios, Videos, and Other Supporting Materials Chapter 8 Final Decisions and Final Negotiations Chapter 9 Problems of Beginning Teachers and the Need for Induction Chapter 10 Orientation Chapter 11 Support Seminars for Newly Hired Teachers Chapter 12 Mentoring Chapter 13 Rejuvinating All Faculty Chapter 14 Action Timeline

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