Research Supporting All Components of Teacher/Principal Evaluation

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Baker, Eva L., Barton, Paul E., Darling-Hammond, Linda, Haertel, Edward, Ladd, Helen F., Linn, Robert L., Ravitch, Diane, Rothstein, Richard, Shavelson, Richard J., and Shepard, Lorrie A. Problems with the Use of Student Test Scores to Evaluate Teachers. Issue brief #278. Washington, DC: Economic Policy Institute, 2010. http://epi.3cdn.net/b9667271ee6c154195_t9m6iij8k.pdf.

Building a Breakthrough Framework for Educator Evaluation in the Commonwealth. Task Force Report. Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. March 2011. http://www.doe.mass.edu/boe/docs/0311/item1_breakthroughframework.pdf.

Beers, Donald E., Delaware Department of Education: Delaware Performance Appraisal System. Second Edition (DPASII) Chicago: Progress Education Corporation, 2009. http://www.doe.k12.de.us/csa/dpasii/pilot_eval/Year1Report.pdf.

Brown-Sims, Melissa. Evaluating Principals, National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. July 2010. http://www.tqsource.org/publications/KeyIssue_PrincipalAssessments.pdf.

Corcoran, Sean. Can Teachers Be Evaluated by Their Students’ Test Scores? Should They Be? The Use of Value-Added Measure of Teacher Effectiveness in Policy and Practice. Providence: Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, 2010.

Danielson, Charlotte. “Assessing Teacher Effectiveness.” February 2011. Powerpoint Presentation.

District of Columbia Public Schools. IMPACT: The District of Columbia Public Schools Effectiveness Assessment System for School-Based Personnel.
http://www.dc.gov/DCPS/Files/downloads/TEACHING%20&%20LEARNING/IMPACT/IMPACT%20Guidebooks%202010-2011/DCPS-IMPACT-Group3-Guidebook-August-2010.pdf.

Educational Leadership Policy Standards: 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Policy Paper. Council of Chief State School Officers.http://www.ccsso.org/Resources/Publications/Educational_Leadership_Policy_Standards_ISLLC_2008_as_Adopted_by_the_National_Policy_
Board_for_Educational_Administration.html
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Enhancing Teacher Evaluation: Effective Practices for Evaluating Teachers of All Students. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality, April 14, 2010. http://www.tqsource.org/webcasts/evaluatingTeachers/webcast/.

Erenben, Cara. “Should Student Test Scores Be Used to Evaluate Teachers?” Eschoolnews.com. January 12, 2011. http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/01/12/should-student-test-scores-be-used-to-evaluate-teachers/.

Evaluating Principals: Balancing Accountability with Professional Growth. New Leaders for New Schools. White Paper. http://www.nlns.org/evaluating-principals.jsp.

Glazerman, Steven, Goldhaber, Dan, Loeb, Susanna, Raudenbush, Stephen, Steiger Douglas, and Whitehurst, Grover. Evaluating Teachers: The Important Role of Value Added. The Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings, November 17, 2010. http://www.brookings.edu/reports/2010/1117_evaluating_teachers.aspx.

Goe, Laura. “Multiple Measures of Teacher Effectiveness.” National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality, December 3, 2010. http://www.tqsource.org/publications/practicalGuide.pdf.

Goldschmidst, Pete. “Practical Considerations for Using Value Added Models for Monitoring Teacher Effectiveness.” Sacramento, CA. October 2008. Powerpoint Presentation at Value Added Modeling Meeting sponsored by the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, & Student Testing.

Harris, Douglas N. Value Added Measures of Education Performance: Clearing Away the Smoke and Mirrors. Policy Brief. Stanford, CA: PACE School of Education, Stanford University, 2010.

Iowa School Leaders with Support from School Administrators of Iowa and The Wallace Foundation. Principal Leadership Performance Review: A Systems Approach.

Li, Ying, Marion, Scott, Perie, Marianne, and Gong, Brian. “An Approach for Evaluating the Technical Quality of Interim Assessments.” Peabody Journal of Education 85.2 (2010): 163-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01619561003685304.

Little, Olivia, Goe, Laura, and Bell, Courtney. A Practical Guide to Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality, April 2009. http://www.tqsource.org/publications/practicalGuide.pdf.

McREL’s Principal Evaluation System. Mid Continent Research for Education and Learning. http://www.mcrel.org/.

Measuring Principal Performance: How Rigorous Are Commonly Used Principal Performance Assessment Instruments? Issue brief. Learning Point Associates, February 2010. http://www.learningpt.org/expertise/educatorquality/.

Measuring School Performance and the Efficacy of Instructional Practices: Value Added Essentials. Dr. Robert Meyer. Value Added Research Center. Webcast http://varc.wceruw.org/tutorials/Introduction_to_VA/START.html.

Meyer, Robert H. and Dokumaci, Emin. Value-Added Models and the Next Generation of Assessments. Educational Testing Service- Center for K-12 Assessment and Performance Management, Dec. 2009. http://www.k12center.org/publications.html.

Perie, Marianne, Gong Brian, and Marion, Scott. “Moving Toward a Comprehensive Assessment System- A Framework for Considering Interim Assessments.” Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice 28.3 (2009): 5-13.

Peterson, William and Rothstein, Richard. Let’s Do The Numbers- Department of Educations “Race to the Top” Program Offers Only a Muddled Path to the Finish Line. Issue brief. Washington, DC: Economic Policy Institute, 2010.

Porter, Andrew C., Elliott, Stephen N., Goldring, Ellen, May, Henry, Murphy, Joseph, and Polikoff, Morgan S.. Vanderbilt Assessment of Leadership in Education Technical Manual. Vanderbilt University, November 25, 2008. http://www.valed.com/.

Principal Effectiveness: A New Principalship to Drive Student Achievement, Teacher Effectiveness and School Turnarounds. New Leaders for New Schools, 2009. http://www.nlns.org/uef.jsp.

Principal Leadership Actions: A Guide to Assessing Principal Actions That Drive Dramatic Gains in Student Achievement. New Leaders for New Schools. http://www.nlns.org/uef.jsp.

Rochester City School District. CIA/S ASAR Handbook for the Supervision and Evaluation of Administrators. 2010-2011.

Rothstein, Richard. “Fact-Challenged Policy.” Web log post. National Journal Experts Blog. March 7, 2011. http://education.nationaljournal.com/2011/03/focusing-on-teacher-effectiven.php#1903160.

Teacher Evaluation 2.0. The New Teacher Project, October 2010. http://tntp.org/files/Teacher-Evaluation-Oct10F.pdf.

Weishug, Daniel, Keeling, David, Mulhern, Jennifer, and Sexton, Jennifer. The Widget Project: Our National Failure to Acknowledge and Act on Differences in Teacher Effectiveness. The New Teacher Project, 2009. http://tntp.org/files/TheWidgetEffect_2nd_ed.pdf.

Winerip, Michael. “Evaluating New York Teachers, Perhaps the Numbers Do Lie.” New York Times. March 6, 2011. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/07/education/07winerip.html?scp=1&sq=%22Evaluating%20New%20York%20Teachers,%20Perhaps%20the%20Numbers%20Do%20Lie%22&st=cse.