Although administrators have many responsibilities, none is more critical to the school, student, and their personal success than the hiring, supervising, and evaluating teachers. The research evidence is clear. Excellent teachers make the difference in how well students achieve and how much schools improve. Personnel Priorities in Schools Today: Hiring, Supervising, and Evaluating Teachers, explores how to hire the best teachers available. Key features of this book include: Practical strategies to improve how you hire, supervise, and evaluate teachers Concrete examples that illustrate what successful administrators do to enhance their success Valuable insights into personnel issues building-level administrators regularly face Valuable advice from an experienced superintendent and assistant superintendent Strategies for supporting teachers to perform at their best Tips for using the evaluation process to raise performance expectations Advice on how to harness the power of a strong administrative teamEvidence supporting the importance of principal leadership in improving schools and increasing student learning is clear ... Have you ever visited a school and, within a few minutes, developed a good sense of the school atmosphere? ... Through their actions and/or inactions, they fail to raise the supervision bar. On the other hand, the most effective supervisors understand how to be strong leaders.
|Title||:||Personnel Priorities in Schools Today|
|Author||:||Thomas A. Kersten, Margaret Clauson|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-12-26|