Other Resources

Other Resources from the Education Community

Sir Michael Barber, McKinsey and Company, SMHC Task Force Co-Vice Chair:

Richard M. Ingersoll and David Perda, the Consortium for Policy Research in Education:

Edward E. Lawler, Center for Effective Organizations, SMHC Task Force Member :

  • Lawler’s recently published book, Talent: Making People Your Competitive Advantage.
  • His colleague John Boudreau’s book, Investing in People.
  • Information about both books can be found at the Center for Effective Organizations .

Gerry Tirozzi, National Association of Secondary School Principals, SMHC Task Force Member:

Sharon Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and SMHC Task Force Member:

  • Partnerships That Work:  Turning Around Low-Performing Schools:  congressional briefing on June 19 from representatives of five exemplary partnerships involving schools of education, and K-12 schools or districts.
  • AACTE publication Partnerships That Work: Turning Around Low-Performing Schools (June 2008), which includes selected profiles of 21 partnerships between teacher preparation programs and PK-12 schools located in 17 different states.

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards:

  • A report reflects deliberations of about 40 national education policy leaders asked to look at both the progress and the future of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in the context of the educational policy environment anticipated for the coming decade or two.
  • Ed Week summarizes a study of the effectiveness of National Board Certified teachers, adding to the several studies that have emerged, concluding that National Board Certified teachers do produce more student learning gains than other teachers.

Matthew Kramer, Teach for America, SMHC Task Force Member:

Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association, SMHC Task Force Member:

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