Dallas ISD’s Destination 2020 plan focuses on improving the quality of instruction and placing an effective teacher in front of every child. Without a comprehensive teacher effectiveness system, the district will not be able to accomplish its goals. The Teacher Excellence Initiative was designed with one primary objective: improving student learning by improving teacher effectiveness.
Through TEI, the district is building on research and emerging models to establish a three-pronged approach to ensuring teacher excellence:
Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles is trying to steer the mammoth district in a new direction with an emphasis on rewarding excellence while helping underperforming educators fix what they’re dong wrong. Read the full article here.