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Using teacher performance assessments to improve teaching

Teacher performance assessments can be used to strengthen licensure, teacher preparation, and instructional practice, according to Prof. Linda Darling-Hammond in a new report.

Prof. Linda Darling-Hammond
Prof. Linda Darling-Hammond

Professor Linda Darling-Hammond released a new report, entitled “Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness: How Teacher Performance Assessments Can Measure and Improve Teaching,” on October 19 at a forum at the Center for American Progress (CEP) in Washington, D.C. To see more about the event, visit CEP's web site. Visit the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education to download a pdf version of Darling-Hammond's presentation.