NEE’s Director of Operations and Member Services Kurtis Jensen recently completed his dissertation research examining whether principals’ personal relationships with teachers affect teachers’ classroom observations scores. Using data from the Network for Educator Effectiveness, Dr. Jensen sought to understand whether there was a correlation between the personal relationship of the teacher and principal and the
When classroom observations are used to evaluate teachers, how do we know that the ratings teachers are given are trustworthy? The purpose of this study was to illustrate a way to evaluate the quality of classroom observation ratings.
What do teachers think about their evaluations? That was the question Dr. Keith White, principal at Buffalo High School in Buffalo, Mo., sought to answer through his dissertation research, which he recently shared with the Network for Educator Effectiveness.
Is the structure of the NEE scoring rubric comparable across various teaching episodes and teaching practices? And do the NEE scoring rubrics function as intended across various teaching episodes and teaching practices?