ERIC Number: ED273617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Issues in Perspective. Critical Issues Papers 1-17.
Duttweiler, Patricia Cloud
The papers in this collection are based on the document "Perspectives on Performance-Based Incentive Plans" and offer brief overviews of the following critical issues in education: (1) performance-based incentive plans; (2) needed organizational changes; (3) successful and unsuccessful teacher incentive plans; (4) compensation strategies and incentives; (5) teachers' salaries and benefits; (6) expecting incentive pay to improve teacher performance; (7) attracting and retaining qualified teachers; (8) lack of professional support systems; (9) the lack of opportunities for professional growth; (10) teachers sharing in decision making; (11) the stress of teaching; (12) the teaching career; (13) conceptions about the work of teaching that guide performance evaluation and staff development; (14) considerations in the development of an incentive system; (15) evaluation policies; (16) steps in planning and implementing a performance-based incentive system; and (17) recommendations for states that are considering performance-based incentive plans. (JD)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Incentives, Merit Pay, Organizational Change, Participative Decision Making, Stress Variables, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Salaries, Teaching (Occupation)
Publications Office, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 211 E. 7th Street, Austin, TX 78701 ($5.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.
Note: For a related document, see ED 272 511.