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Gandha, Tysza; Baxter, Andy – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2016
This report offers state leaders key areas for action to continue progress in implementing evaluation systems, even as federal policies on teacher evaluation relax state requirements. The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) offers its current best thinking for how state agencies can make the smartest use of funds, time and partners to refine…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, State Action, Teacher Effectiveness, State Agencies
Douez, Danielle, Ed. – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
Recruit, train, reward, retain. These actions sound like the core competencies of a human resources manager or the buzzwords for economic development initiatives aiming to attract Fortune 500 companies. The same principles apply to finding, preparing and retaining effective educators. All 16 Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) states have…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, State Legislation, Educational Legislation
Gagne, Jeff – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2012
Most states nationwide have had policies for several decades that limit the number of students assigned to public K-12 classrooms. Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) states, led by Tennessee and Texas, spearheaded this effort in the 1980s, and SREB's own "Legislative Briefings" have marked the growth of class-size policies across…
Descriptors: Class Size, Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Achievement, Educational Policy
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2010
This is the fourth in a series of eight newsletters highlighting best practices presented at the 2009 HSTW Staff Development Conference in Atlanta. These newsletters contain information about successful actions schools across the nation are taking to join hands-on and heads-on learning in ways that increase student motivation and achievement. This…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Effective Schools Research, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Education
Bottoms, Gene; Schmidt-Davis, Jon – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2010
This research is part of a comprehensive effort to pinpoint the key leadership factors that improve student achievement and increase the number of high school graduates who are ready for college and careers. In this study, SREB (Southern Regional Education Board) examined the role of the district office in providing principals with the working…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, High School Graduates
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Arkansas and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead Goals for Education", which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Alabama and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead Goals for Education", which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Florida and 15 other member states to improve education at every level-- from pre-K to postdoctoral study-- through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead Goals for Education", which call for the region to lead…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Delaware and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead Goals for Education", which calls for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Kentucky and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to lead the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Georgia and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead" Goals for Education, which call for the region to lead the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2006
This publication examines what qualifications are needed to be a quality online teacher and outlines specific standards for academic preparation, content knowledge, online skills and delivery, and more. The standards for quality online teaching in this report were developed by knowledgeable, experienced resource persons from K-12 and postsecondary…
Descriptors: Standards, Teacher Effectiveness, Online Courses, Teacher Qualifications
Southern Regional Education Board, 2004
How will you know if your state is making progress toward having a qualified teacher in every classroom? One indicator of progress in Goals for Education relates to licensure and certification: "Licensure and certification focus on performance and lead to sufficient numbers of teachers with content knowledge and proven teaching skills to improve…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, National Standards, Academic Achievement, Teacher Certification
Cornett, Lynn M.; Gaines, Gale F. – Southern Regional Education Board, 2004
This report highlights how key parts of the teacher work force "system" should work together and helps you ask--and answer--questions about emerging solutions that offer promise. Policy-makers in SREB states should focus on five policy areas in which there is now considerable data, plus three emerging policy areas that are growing in importance.…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Institutional Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Policy
Gaines, Gale F. – Southern Regional Education Board, 2004
Is your state making progress toward having a high-quality teacher in every classroom? How will you know? One indicator of progress in the Challenge to Lead goals refers to teacher compensation: "Salaries, benefits and incentives are competitive in the marketplace. They are aimed at recognized expertise, student performance, state needs and taking…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Academic Achievement, Teacher Effectiveness, State Legislation