"The second edition has definitely outdone the first! This book is an essential tool. It helps me keep current and gives my teachers a road map for how they can improve."
—Donald Howard, Director, GED-Education Department
Hudson County Correction Center, NJ
"This book gives me confidence knowing that I have a ready-reference to help my staff when they need it. My staff feels that they can approach me for tangible advice that will contribute to their success."
—James J. Jacobson, Associate Professor of Education
St. Peter's College
A time-saving, easy-to-use tool for developing year-end teacher improvement plans!
To ensure that stated goals and objectives are fulfilled, administrators must effectively assess teachers and recognize their strengths while identifying areas for improvement.
In this second edition, the authors provide resources to clearly and comprehensively address every aspect of a teacher improvement plan, from a list of proficiency categories to vocabulary aids and a sample improvement plan. Offering principals a flexible, time-saving tool for measuring teacher effectiveness, this valuable guide covers the essential elements of the improvement plan and provides easy-to-use reproducibles. A CD-ROM with an interactive database of proficiency statements allows administrators to cut, paste, and edit passages that appropriately reflect individual teachers' present performance and future goals. The updated edition features:
- New case studies
- 65 revised and updated proficiency categories
- An all-new comprehensive annual performance form package with diagnosis, report of progress, and summative assessment sections
- Guides for analyzing, drafting, and completing teacher improvement plans
- Added emphasis on teachers and administrators evaluating and planning as a team
The revised edition of Writing Year-End Teacher Improvement Plans—Right Now!! is the ideal aid for chronicling present achievements and future goals to promote professional development and instructional excellence.