Based on your answers to the quiz, it has been determined that the practices you have in place for Preparation & Background are intermediate. Preparing the profile of your ideal candidate is a challenging task, and you are on your way to doing this effectively. To continue moving in the right direction, consider the following:
- Does the district incorporate the concepts of grit and motivation when building the ideal candidate profile?
- Does the district spend funds certifying teachers, even though studies show that certification and student achievement are not necessarily correlated?
- Do parts of your district’s recruiting strategy incorporate influential teacher quality factors (e.g., experience, their own test scores)?