Empowering  Effective Teachers
Vision for empowering effective teachers We commit that with robust, enduring district support and mutual accountability, ...
7 Helping students plan, prepare, and pay for education after high school
We have established a foundation for maximizing teacher effectiveness 7 Capacity in Central Office PreK-12 Rigorous Curric...
Increasing the number of effective and highly effective teachers can improve college readiness to 50% in 5 years 4 % Advan...
Our “wheel” – a system for teacher effectiveness Recruit Develop Differentiate  roles Reward Evaluate  (RISE & VAM) Tenure...
Pittsburgh teacher effectiveness strategic priorities <ul><li>Ensure all teachers and students work in learning environmen...
Jade,  PPS 4th grader
<ul><li>RISE:  R esearch-based  I nclusive  S ystem of  E valuation </li></ul><ul><li>VAM:  V alue- A dded  M easure co-de...
<ul><li>Identify the right attributes </li></ul><ul><li>Hire early </li></ul><ul><li>Cast a broader net </li></ul>Recruit ...
<ul><li>PPS/PFT Teacher Academy housed in a high-needs school </li></ul><ul><li>Tenure becomes a milestone </li></ul>Recru...
<ul><li>Career Ladder Roles: </li></ul><ul><li>9 th  and 10 th  grade Teacher Excellence Corps </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior ...
The last part of our inner “wheel” is reward <ul><li>Committed to performance pay and recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Will b...
Ensure all teachers and students work in learning environments that promote college readiness <ul><li>Instill college read...
Jade,  PPS 4th grader College-readiness is about successful behaviors and habits as well as academic achievement
Our actions along the three strategic priorities transform all parts of our teacher effectiveness “wheel” <ul><li>Ensure a...
Why Pittsburgh? <ul><li>Solid plan committed to PreK-16 vision </li></ul><ul><li>Collective ownership with the PFT </li></...
 
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  • Transition - Team will now describe the initiatives
  • This graphic represents the pieces of influencing teacher effectiveness – we fondly call it “the wheel” In thinking about how to put those pieces together for Pittsburgh, we developed 3 strategic priorities
  • Transition – Linda will discuss the first 2 of the priorities
  • One piece that we haven’t discussed yet in the wheel is rewards – so let’s stop for a moment and talk about it. Emphasize that collective bargaining makes the changes more permanent JOHN TARKA TO DO THIS
  • One piece that we haven’t discussed yet in the wheel is rewards – so let’s stop for a moment and talk about it. Emphasize that collective bargaining makes the changes more permanent JOHN TARKA TO DO THIS
  • One piece that we haven’t discussed yet in the wheel is rewards – so let’s stop for a moment and talk about it. Emphasize that collective bargaining makes the changes more permanent JOHN TARKA TO DO THIS
  • One piece that we haven’t discussed yet in the wheel is rewards – so let’s stop for a moment and talk about it. Emphasize that collective bargaining makes the changes more permanent JOHN TARKA TO DO THIS
  • One piece that we haven’t discussed yet in the wheel is rewards – so let’s stop for a moment and talk about it. Emphasize that collective bargaining makes the changes more permanent JOHN TARKA TO DO THIS
  • One piece that we haven’t discussed yet in the wheel is rewards – so let’s stop for a moment and talk about it. Emphasize that collective bargaining makes the changes more permanent JOHN TARKA TO DO THIS
  • Replace circles with the list of five things in the exec summmary
  • Pps Effective Teaching Presentation Final

    1. 1. Empowering Effective Teachers
    2. 2. Vision for empowering effective teachers We commit that with robust, enduring district support and mutual accountability, Pittsburgh’s teachers will be empowered as effective leaders to do whatever it takes to foster a culture of striving, resilience, and college-readiness so that over 80 percent of all students complete a post-secondary degree or workforce certification. – Pittsburgh Public Schools
    3. 3. 7 Helping students plan, prepare, and pay for education after high school
    4. 4. We have established a foundation for maximizing teacher effectiveness 7 Capacity in Central Office PreK-12 Rigorous Curriculum Principal Effectiveness Maximizing Teacher Effectiveness
    5. 5. Increasing the number of effective and highly effective teachers can improve college readiness to 50% in 5 years 4 % Advanced students % Effective teachers 41 28 % Highly effective teachers 2009 10 11 2014 13 12
    6. 6. Our “wheel” – a system for teacher effectiveness Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Tenure decision Learning environment
    7. 7. Pittsburgh teacher effectiveness strategic priorities <ul><li>Ensure all teachers and students work in learning environments that promote college readiness </li></ul>3 <ul><li>Increase the exposure of high–needs students to highly effective teachers </li></ul>2 <ul><li>Increase the number of highly effective teachers </li></ul>1
    8. 8. Jade, PPS 4th grader
    9. 9. <ul><li>RISE: R esearch-based I nclusive S ystem of E valuation </li></ul><ul><li>VAM: V alue- A dded M easure co-developed with AFT, PFT and Mathematica </li></ul>Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Learning environment Tenure decision Increase the number of highly effective teachers 1
    10. 10. <ul><li>Identify the right attributes </li></ul><ul><li>Hire early </li></ul><ul><li>Cast a broader net </li></ul>Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Learning environment Tenure decision Increase the number of highly effective teachers 1 Transformed recruiting and selection:
    11. 11. <ul><li>PPS/PFT Teacher Academy housed in a high-needs school </li></ul><ul><li>Tenure becomes a milestone </li></ul>Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Learning environment Tenure decision Increase the number of highly effective teachers 1
    12. 12. <ul><li>Career Ladder Roles: </li></ul><ul><li>9 th and 10 th grade Teacher Excellence Corps </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Teacher Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Resident Instructors </li></ul><ul><li>K-8 Turn-around Teachers </li></ul>Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Learning environment Tenure decision Increase the exposure of high–needs students to highly effective teachers 2
    13. 13. The last part of our inner “wheel” is reward <ul><li>Committed to performance pay and recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Will be pursued as part of collective bargaining process </li></ul>Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Learning environment Tenure decision
    14. 14. Ensure all teachers and students work in learning environments that promote college readiness <ul><li>Instill college readiness behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Empower teachers as leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Provide wrap-around support </li></ul><ul><li>Continually assess & improve </li></ul>Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Learning environment Tenure decision 3
    15. 15. Jade, PPS 4th grader College-readiness is about successful behaviors and habits as well as academic achievement
    16. 16. Our actions along the three strategic priorities transform all parts of our teacher effectiveness “wheel” <ul><li>Ensure all teachers and students work in learning environments that promote college readiness </li></ul>3 <ul><li>Increase the exposure of high–needs students to highly effective teachers </li></ul>2 Recruit Develop Differentiate roles Reward Evaluate (RISE & VAM) Learning environment Tenure decision <ul><li>Increase the number of highly effective teachers </li></ul>1
    17. 17. Why Pittsburgh? <ul><li>Solid plan committed to PreK-16 vision </li></ul><ul><li>Collective ownership with the PFT </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability through </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Governance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial stability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strong track record </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership capacity and Office of Teacher Effectiveness </li></ul>
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