Foundational: Preparation and Background

Out of 15 possible points, your score is:

Based on your answers to the quiz, it has been determined that the practices you have in place for Preparation & Background are foundational. Preparing the profile of your ideal candidate feeds into the recruiting process, so consider how you might improve your current practices. On average, districts at the foundational level may benefit from:

  • Prioritizing teacher experience in building the ideal candidate profile, but ensuring that there is an adequate distribution of teacher experience across the district.
  • Investing in coaching and mentoring the newest people to help mitigate lower test results typically attributed to newest teachers.
  • In high schools, prioritizing teacher candidates with master’s degrees in areas they will teach.

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Content courtesy of the District Management Council.