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Linking Teacher Evaluation and Student Learning

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In Linking Teacher Evaluation and Student Learning, researchers Pamela D. Tucker and James H. Stronge show that including measures of student achievement in teacher evaluations can help schools focus their efforts to meet higher standards. You'll see how four school systems have built such measures into their evaluation programs in these distinct ways:

Table of contents

Dedication

Acknowledgments

How Can We Assess Teacher Quality?

Assessing Teacher Quality with Student Work: The Oregon Teacher Work Sample Methodology

Assessing Teacher Quality in a Standards-Based Environment: The Thompson, Colorado, School District

About the authors

Pamela D. Tucker is an associate professor of education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she serves as the director of the Principal Internship Program. Her research focuses on teacher effectiveness, the nature of the school principalship, and personnel evaluation. Books coauthored with others include: Handbook for the Qualities of Effective Teachers (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2004), Handbook on Teacher Evaluation: Assessing and Improving Performance and Handbook on Educational Specialist Evaluation: Assessing and Improving Performance (Eye on Education, 2003), Educational Leadership in an Age of Accountability (SUNY Press, 2003), Teacher Evaluation and Student Achievement (National Education Association, 2000), and Handbook on Teacher Portfolios for Evaluation and Professional Development (Eye on Education, 2000). Tucker's published articles address topics including teacher portfolios, helping struggling teachers, guidelines for linking student achievement and teacher evaluation, and the legal context for teacher evaluation. She has worked with numerous school districts and the Commonwealth of Virginia in designing evaluation systems for teachers, administrators, and support personnel. She earned her doctorate in Educational Administration from the College of William and Mary, and has been a middle school teacher, special education teacher, and school administrator.

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978-1-4166-0032-9
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