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Leadership Meeting Starters

Type: Resource
Format: 
Toolkit/Guide
Year of Publication: 
2016
Topic: 
Communication and Stakeholder Engagement
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
Enclosed in this resource is a group of article summaries that can quickly be shared with Teacher Leader teams and their Principals. The purpose is to get them talking about the ideas included in the...Read more »
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Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Evaluation Summit Summary

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2016
This document provides a summary of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Evaluation Summit meeting including the agenda of the meeting, summaries of grantees' presentations, a discussion of approaches to...Read more »
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Guide to Creating Teacher Leader Positions

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2016
Topic: 
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
Without effective creation of Teacher Leader Positions there cannot be effective Teacher Leader programs. This guide provides 10 step-by-step decision points, and specific "how to" examples and...Read more »
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Why Denver Public Schools thinks two teachers are better than one

Type: News
News Type: 
Article
Publication Date: 
Wed, 04/13/2016
Topic: 
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
To nurture the success of schoolchildren, Denver schools are expanding a program focused on lifting up teachers. Denver Public Schools believes the Teacher Leadership and Collaboration program -- designed to pair strong teachers with up-and-coming instructors for half a school day -- has been...Read more
Why Denver Public Schools thinks two teachers are better than one

What ESSA Means for Teachers and Leaders

Type: News
News Type: 
Article
Publication Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2016
Topic: 
Other
The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has amounted to a grand old time for Washington's education lobbyists, advocates, journalists, and analysts. There are intense discussions about how the Department of Education will implement this or that piece of the 1,000-page law. There are...Read more

Sustaining Your TIF Efforts: A Reflection Guide

Type: Resource
Format: 
Report or White Paper
Year of Publication: 
2015
Topic: 
Fiscal and/or Programmatic Sustainability
TIF projects aim to create infrastructures that increase educator effectiveness, provide students with access to these effective teachers, and improve student achievement. Sustaining these efforts...Read more »
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The Evolution of the Teacher Incentive Fund Program

Type: Resource
Format: 
Case Study
Year of Publication: 
2015
Topic: 
Monitoring
Performance-based Compensation and/or Salary Schedule
Since 2006, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) has awarded four cohorts of TIF grants to states, school districts, and charter schools across the country. All four cohorts maintained...Read more »
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