2009 Meetings

August 2009 Meeting

Review of Teaching Performance Assessments for Use in Human Capital Management

359.0 KiB with 1,998 hits, posted August 21, 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.

Approaches to Measuring Teaching Practice: Review of Seven Systems

304.5 KiB with 1,718 hits, posted August 24, 2009

In this presentation from the 2009 SMHC Task Force Meeting, SMHC Researcher Anthony Milanowski reviews his study of seven assessments for measuring teaching practice and presents preliminary conclusions.

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN CAPITAL: Update on Initiatives

210.0 KiB with 1,251 hits, posted August 24, 2009

Allan Odden and Jim Kelly, co-directors of SMHC, provide an overview of the SMHC project. Odden and Kelly also discuss the SMHC State and District Reform Networks, as well as continuing analytic efforts.

SMHC and Measuring Teaching Practice

225.0 KiB with 1,410 hits, posted August 24, 2009

This presentation was delivered by SMHC Co-Directors Allan Odden and Jim Kelly at the 2009 SMHC Task Force meeting. It discusses SMHC's approach to help states and districts develop and implement effective measures of teaching practice.

School Leaders as Human Capital Managers

251.5 KiB with 1,768 hits, posted August 24, 2009

In this presentation, Anthony Milanowski, SMHC senior researcher, and Steve Kimball, SMHC and CPRE researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, outline the 10 human capital manager competencies. Milanowski and Kimball also demonstrate the different approaches to school human capital management in Chicago Public Schools and Montgomery County, MD.

The Widget Effect

1.8 MiB with 3,097 hits, posted August 24, 2009

This is a presentation on The Widget Effect, the 2009 report from The New Teacher Project. According to the report, current policies and systems overlook significant differences between teachers and promote the “Widget Effect”: a tendency to treat all teachers as roughly interchangeable, even when their teaching is quite variable. This inhibits the develop of teachers as professionals with distinct strengths and capabilities and overlooks poor performance.

SMHC Task Force Meeting Agenda: August 4 & 5, 2009

51.5 KiB with 1,193 hits, posted August 24, 2009

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