ERIC Number: ED335319
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Second Year Results of the TRIVET Program (Techniques of Responsive Intervention To Validate Effective Teaching): A School-University Partnership in the Appraisal of Classroom Instruction.
Peters, Karen; Crisci, Pat E.
The Techniques of Responsive Intervention to Validate Effective Teaching (TRIVET) program is a year-long staff development training program involving principals and lead teachers in a collaborative effort to improve classroom instruction. The program provides an opportunity to develop the competencies necessary to effectively appraise classroom teaching and prescribe strategies for improvement. Since the goal of teacher appraisal is the improvement of instruction, this program offers a process which allows administrators to impact what happens in classrooms. Retraining administrators and lead teachers entails the use of a systematic research-based approach to classroom appraisal and lesson analysis. The training approach includes: (1) a preservice observation conference; (2) script-taping; (3) a post-observation conference; and (4) an action plan. Through appropriate diagnosis and development of prescriptions for improvement, the administrator demonstrates a knowledge of good instruction. The overall implication is that by offering suggestions for improved classroom instruction, the principal can facilitate increased teacher effectiveness and the achievement of students can be enhanced. (LL)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Literature Reviews, Master Teachers, Principals, Staff Development, Supervisory Training, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Improvement
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: TRIVET Program
Note: Paper presented at the National Conference for Professors of Educational Administration Conference-Within-A-Convention (New Orleans, LA, 1991).