Community in Action
Harness the Power
of Teacher Effectiveness
ASCD believes that teachers should be
evaluated using multiple measures. The
association’s newest offering meets this
need. The ASCD Teacher Effectiveness
Suite, powered by iObservation, uses
Charlotte Danielson’s research-based
Framework for Teaching and web-based
technology to link specific teacher
practices to student performance data,
leading to systematic improvement in
The ASCD Teacher Effectiveness
Suite enables school leaders to evaluate
teacher effectiveness across multiple indicators, such as teacher self-assessment, peer assessment, classroom
walk-throughs, formal evaluations,
and student assessment data. The suite
empowers teachers to create professional development plans while helping
them achieve benchmark state standards
for professional practice.
Key features include
; An online resource library that features videos of Danielson explaining
the Framework for Teaching and providing examples of each component;
classroom footage demonstrating
teacher effectiveness; teacher tools, such
as feedback and coaching forms; and
forms and rubrics for conducting observations, walk-throughs, and teacher
; Two distinct platforms for school
leaders and classroom educators.
iObservation enables school leaders to
easily collect, manage, and align teacher
evaluation to student data while supporting a culture of collaboration and
trust. iGrow is an integrated, personalized online system in which teachers
direct their own professional growth.
; Professional development that
includes system training, professional
development for school leaders, and
For more information about the
ASCD Teacher Effectiveness Suite, visit
Run for Elected Office in 2011 ASCD’s Nominations Committee invites all members to self-select or encourage qualified individuals to self-select for leadership posi- tions within the organization. In 2011, the General Membership election will fill positions for President-Elect, the Board of Directors, and Leadership Council Members-at-Large. The Leadership Council election will fill positions on the Board of Directors from the Leadership Council. Nominations forms are available online at www.ascd.org /nominations. For a print version, contact 2010–11 Nominations Committee
Chair Mary Gavigan at
firstname.lastname@example.org or Becky DeRigge
at ASCD, email@example.com, 800-933-2723, or 703-575-5601.
The completed forms must be returned to the chair by January 31, 2011.
“The Effective Educator”
Teacher: How to
Work Smarter and
Stay Sane Inside the
Classroom and Out.
(2010). By Mike
No. 111004. Price: $16.95
(member); $22.95 (nonmember).
Changing the Way You Teach,
Improving the Way Students Learn.
(2009). By Giselle Martin-Kniep and
Joanne Picone-Zocchia. Stock No.
108001. Price: $20.95 (member);
The Inspired Teacher: How to Know
One, Grow One, or Be One. (2009).
By Carol Frederick Steele. Stock No.
108051. Price: $20.95 (member);
Never Work Harder Than Your
Students and Other Principles of Great
Teaching. (2009). By Robyn R.
Jackson. Stock No. 109001. Price:
$20.95 (member); $26.95 (
Enhancing Professional Practice: A
Framework for Teaching, 2nd edition.
(2007). By Charlotte Danielson.
Stock No. 106034. Price: $21.95
(member); $27.95 (nonmember).
ASCD BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SARA MAGAÑA SHUBEL, President; PAUL HEALEY,
President-Elect; LINDA MARIOTTI, Immediate Past
President; GENE R. CARTER, Executive Director, ASCD;
HARRIET T ARNOLD, ROBERT BRUCKNER, COLIN
CAMERON, KATHY CLAYTON, SAND Y CLIFTON, JANE
COBIA, NANCY GIBSON, T YRONE HARRIS, KATHERINE
H. HOWARD, MARSHA JONES, ROLAND KAY, DEANA
LOPEZ, LAURIE MCCULLOUGH, GABRIEL RSHAID,
JEFF STEPHENS, MARK SUTTER, DONALD VIEGU T
ASCD EXECU TIVE S TAFF
GENE R. CARTER, Executive Director
ERIC BELLAMY, Deputy Executive Director
JUD Y SELTZ, Deputy Executive Director
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