SMHC Resources

SMHC’s Core Resources

What is SMHC?

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Jim Kelly and Allan Odden provide this paper to walk one through the main tenets of the strategic management of human capital concept and how it relates to education. This is the organization's defining document. In some publications, this paper is referenced as "Strategic Management of Human Capital in Public Education."

Summary of "What is SMHC?"

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A summary of "What is SMHC?" is available here.

Talent in Education: The Essence of the Strategic Management of Human Capital (SMHC)

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This paper provides a brief overview of the main tenets of SMHC. It discusses SMHC's action networks and primary resources, as well as the core ideas of the Talent in Education project.

State Roadmap to SMHC Resources for Federal “Race to the Top” Proposals

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This document offers states a framework for addressing teacher and principal quality and effectiveness for Race to the Top proposals within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

District Roadmap to SMHC Resources for Federal "Race to the Top" Proposals

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This document offers school districts a framework for addressing teacher and principal quality and effectiveness for Race to the Top proposals within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Strategic Talent Management: Lessons from the Corporate World

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Edward E. Lawler, SMHC Task Force member and director of the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California authored this paper, which shares research from the private sector. There is much to be learned from the corporate world that can be applied to the way school human resources and talent management structures are developed and run.

Talent in Education: Strategic Management of Human Capital

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In the U.S. education community’s race to the top, teacher and principal effectiveness stand out as critical components to dramatically improve student achievement and close the achievement gap. At the crux of this dialogue is the concept of talent in education, which is the focus of SMHC. This 2009 article on SMHC provides an easy-to-read overview of SMHC’s resources and action networks, as well as examples of districts where SMHC principles are at work.

Taking Human Capital Seriously: Talented Teachers in Every Classroom, Talented Principals in Every School

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On November 3, 2009, SMHC released this call to action outlining the dramatic steps necessary to improve teacher and principal talent. In this report, SMHC offers 20 policy recommendations for state and district actions to improve student achievement by recruiting, developing, evaluating, compensating and retaining more effective teachers and principals. Minor revisions will be made in the coming days.

SMHC Case Studies

Cross-Case Analysis

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--Cross-Case Summary

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New York City

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Fairfax County

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Boston

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Long Beach

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Chicago

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Teach For America

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New Leaders for New Schools

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The New Teacher Project

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Minnesota Q Comp

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Minneapolis: A Different Take on Tenure

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Toledo: Peer Assistance and Review (Par)

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Montgomery County Public Schools – SMHC in Operation

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State Policies Supporting SMHC in Education: An Analysis of Wisconsin Using the SMHC State Framework

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State Policies Supporting SMHC in Education: An Analysis of Illinois Using the SMHC State Framework

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Principal as Human Capital Manager: Evidence from Two Large Districts

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Measuring Teaching Performance Papers

Review of Teaching Performance Assessments for Use in Human Capital Management, 2009

359.0 KiB with 17,325 hits, posted September 1, 2009

Working paper in which Anthony Milanowski, SMHC Senior Researcher, with contributions from Herbert G. Heneman, III, Dickson-Bascom professor (Emeritus) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Steve Kimball, SMHC and CPRE researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, reviews the current state of the art in teaching assessment by examining seven assessment systems.

Standards-Based Teacher Evaluation as a Foundation for Knowledge- and Skill-Based Pay, 2006

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The Relationship Between Teacher Evaluation Scores and Student Achievement: Evidence from Coventry, RI, 2004

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Teacher Quality and Educational Equity: Do Teachers with Higher Standards-Based Evaluation Ratings Close Student Achievement Gaps?, 2004

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The Criterion-Related Validity of the Performance Assessment System in Cincinnati, 2003

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Preliminary Analysis of Criterion-Related Validity of the Teacher Performance Evaluation System in Washoe County, 2003

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The Relationship Between Measures of Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: The Case of Vaughn Elementary, 2002

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Additional papers on measuring teaching performance include:

Kimball and Milanowski (2009). “Examining Teacher Evaluation Validity and Leadership Decision Making within a Standards-Based Evaluation System.” Educational Administration Quarterly v45 n1 p34-70

Milanowski, A.T., Kimball, S.M., & Odden, A.R. (2005). “Teacher accountability measures and links to learning.” In Rubenstein, R., Schwartz, A.E., Stiefel, L., and Zabel, J. (Eds.), /Measuring school performance & efficiency: Implications for practice and research/, 2005 Yearbook of the American Education Finance Association. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education.

Consortium for Policy Research in Education

Consortium for Policy Research in Education
CPRE unites seven of the nation’s top research institutions in an effort to improve student learning through research on education reform, policy, and finance. CPRE’s school finance and teacher compensation research at UW-Madison is led by Allan Odden, CPRE Co-director.

Assessing Human Resource Alignment: The Foundation for Building Total Teacher Quality Improvement, by Herbert G. Heneman III and Anthony Milanowski

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Teacher Compensation Papers

1. New Teacher Pay Structures: The Compensation Side of the Strategic Management of Human Capital, by Allan Odden.

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--New Teacher Pay Structures: The Compensation Side of the Strategic Management of Human Capital, A Summary.

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2. Do Teacher Pay Levels Matter? by Tony Milanowski.

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--Do Teacher Pay Levels Matter? A Summary.

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3.How To Design New Teacher Salary Structures, by Herbert G. Heneman, III, and Steve Kimball.

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--How to Design New Teacher Salary Structures, A Summary.

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4. How to Pay Teachers for Student Performance Outcomes, by Anthony Milanowski

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--How to Pay Teachers for Student Performance Outcomes, A Summary

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5. How to Fund Teacher Compensation Changes, by Allan Odden

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6. Exploring a Federal Government Role in Funding Increased Teacher Compensation, by Andrew Reschovsky

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