Teacher Evaluation Outside the One-Teacher-One-Classroom Mode

July 3, 2012 – As more schools use technology and new staffing models to reach more students with personalized learning and excellent teachers, how will evaluation systems keep up? In this blog post for Education Next, Bryan Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel examine what schools can do to select, develop, and evaluate teachers in new roles—such as those working in elementary specialist teamsblending technology and face-to-face instruction,  leading other teachers, or using any of these models while reaching students in remote locations via webcams.

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The Original Personalization App—Great Teachers

September 17, 2012 - In this post for Education Next, Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel focus on the new District Race to the Top criteria requiring all applicants to meet an "Absolute Priority" for learning personalization that includes "expand[ing] student access...

Expanding the Impact of Excellent Teachers

August 16, 2012 - Public Impact's Bryan Hassel teams up with Celine Coggins of Teach Plus in this Commentary for Education Week. They argue that school reform efforts that do not expand the impact—and number—of excellent teachers are bound to fall short. Schools must...

How to Pay Teachers Dramatically More, Within Budget

July 30, 2012 - In this Education Next post, Bryan Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel explain the findings of Public Impact’s recent financial analyses aimed at determining how much more schools could pay teachers—within budget—just by putting excellent teachers in charge...