How do we identify great teachers and help all teachers improve their craft? The best option may be to combine student growth measures, observations of teachers in the classroom, and student surveys.
Large investments of federal money have been flowing to states and districts through Title II to help improve teachers and school leaders. Yet the idea that we know how to help educators improve through professional development may just be a mirage.
Duncan Chaplin’s work focuses on education, international development, and evaluation methods.
Senior Systems Analyst
Emma Kopa’s specialties include programming, project management, data analysis, and value-added analysis with a focus on education evaluations.
Alexandra Resch's research interests lie in teacher evaluation, value-added methods, and program impact evaluation methodology.