Research and resources

Education Minnesota Principles for Teacher Development and Evaluation
From the 2010 Professional Advocacy Committee report

Minnesota's Staff Development Statutes: Frequently Asked Questions
Prepared by the Minnesota School Boards Association, Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association, Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals, Minnesota Rural Education Association, Education Minnesota, Minnesota Association of School Administrators, Learning Forward Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Education, 2014, Word doc, 13 pgs.

Reports of Education Minnesota's Professional Advocacy Committee
Recent committee reports on teacher development and evaluation topics

Resources from our national affiliates
Tools from the American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association

Approaches to Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness 
National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality, 2008, PDF, 103 pgs., 1.24MB

Implementation Research: A Synthesis of the Literature
Dean L. Fixsen, Sandra F. Naoom, Karen A. Blase, Robert M. Friedman and Frances Wallace. PDF, 125 pgs.

Strengthening Our Practice: A Classroom Teachers’ Approach to Evaluation
The report from the VIVA Minnesota Teachers Idea Exchange Oct. 25, 2012. PDF, 33 pgs., 2MB

360 Degree Leadership: Evaluating Minnesota Principals
A collaborative report from the members of the VIVA Project Minnesota Teachers Idea Exchange Feb. 22, 2012. PDF, 38 pgs., 3MB

Recommended books

Evaluating America’s Teachers: Mission Possible?
W. James Popham, 2013, Corwin

Everyone at the Table: Engaging Teachers in Evaluation Reform
Ellen Behrstock-Sherratt, Allison Rizzolo, Sabrina W. Laine, Will Friedman, Wiley

Getting Teacher Evaluation Right: What Really Matters for Effectiveness and Improvement
Linda-Darling Hammond, 2013, Teachers College Press