Brief offers a quick list of the common pitfalls of designing such roles, and a chart of the 12 essential factors for creating high-quality, lasting teacher-leader roles.
Innovative Staffing to Personalize Learning: How New Teaching Roles and Blended Learning Can Help Students Succeed
Report analyzes eight schools and school networks that are personalizing learning and getting learning results with disadvantaged students.
The Secret to Sustainable School Reform: Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Report examines the in-district turnaround model and its impact on student achievement.
Beyond the Fringe: Charter Authorizing as Enrollment Grows
Report presents a framework for considering the issues that arise as charter enrollment grows in a city and how those issues affect students’ access to great schools.
Beyond District/Charter: How City Leaders Catalyze and Support Systems of Great Schools
Report documents how education “quarterbacks” have supported governance reform in three cities.
Painting the ESSA Canvas: Four Ideas for States to Think Big on Educator Quality
Leaders from four organizations describe clear, actionable ideas for states who are ready to think big and use ESSA Title II-A funds strategically.
This four-step guide walks districts through the key recruiting steps to encourage great candidates to apply for Opportunity Culture roles.
Teacher and Staff Selection Toolkit
This planner and tools guide district, school, and charter management organization leaders in selecting teachers and staff members for Opportunity Culture roles.
Evaluation, Accountability, and Professional Development in an Opportunity Culture: A Practical Guide
This guide will help education leaders align evaluation and its uses with an Opportunity Culture and similar school models and career paths.
Picky Parent Guide
This book gives parents the know-how to make the best decisions about their children’s education and to help improve the schools their kids attend.
Paid Educator Residencies, Within Budget: How New School Models Can Radically Improve Teacher and Principal Preparation
Report details how to create paid, full-time, yearlong residencies for aspiring teachers and principals, within existing budgets.
Turnarounds with New Leaders and Staff
This 2005 report launched Public Impact’s research on the cross-sector evidence about what makes turnarounds successful.