While teacher quality is known to be the most significant factor both in student achievement and the overall success of a school district, the recruiting and hiring of teachers often lack a cohesive, comprehensive strategy. Hiring less-than-ideal candidates can have far-reaching consequences, negatively impacting student learning as well as strategic district initiatives, and contributing to high turnover and instability.
This seminar provides key strategies to more effectively recruit, hire and develop the best teachers for your district, from two professors of education who are published experts on teacher interviewing strategies, and a superintendent at a district conducting innovative on-boarding and professional development for new teachers.
-Tips for recruiting high quality teachers
-How to conduct more effective job interviews that identify highly effective potential teachers
-Strategies for on-boarding and helping new teachers develop
Wright City R-II (Mo.) School District
Assistant Director, School-University Research Network, The College of William & Mary; Author, Effective Teacher Interviews
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence