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Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness: The What, How, and Why of Educator Evaluation





TQ Center Webcast
Monday, March 30, 2009, 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m. (ET)

The National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality (TQ Center) and the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest cohosted a webcast titled Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness: The What, How, and Why of Educator Evaluation on Monday, March 30, 2009, at 3 p.m. (ET). Douglas Harris, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Laura Goe, Ph.D., of ETS and the TQ Center, provided practitioners and policymakers with an overview of the existing and emerging research on teacher evaluation methods, including value-added models and observation protocols. The presentations included a discussion on the quality of the evidence supporting these methods and the applications for each method that are consistent with the evidence supporting it.

You can also view the slide presentations the presenters used during the webcast.

Featured Experts
Douglas Harris, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison
Laura Goe, Ph.D., ETS and TQ Center

Moderator
Tricia Coulter, Ph.D., TQ Center