by William Ribas, Ph.D.
Effective teacher supervision and evaluation has been found to be a significant factor in raising student achievement – so much so, that recent federal laws such as Race to the Top (RTT) have made effective teacher evaluation a pre-requisite to receiving federal funding. Dr. Ribas has over 30 years of experience as a teachers' union official, school administrator, and consultant improving teacher evaluation in dozens of school districts. This book is used by school districts in the U.S., Canada, and Europe as the core of their work improving teacher supervision and evaluation. The book incorporates Dr. Ribas' 30 years of work into an easy-to-follow program. It addresses the questions:
The book contains hands-on, easy-to-use templates. It is filled with sample documents from districts that are implementing effective teacher supervision and evaluation. It contains everything a district needs to transform teacher supervision and evaluation into an effective program for raising student achievement.