By Jeffrey Villar
In this op-ed, Jeffrey describes the importance of accountability structures in protecting students within the education system. He comments on the recent release of teacher evaluation results in Connecticut, and what it means in the policy arena.
I had the privilege to work with talented educators who devoted their lives to reaching every child in their classrooms, literally spending day and night preparing lessons, correcting work […]
I applaud the SBE for pushing back on PEAC’s recommendation and drawing a real line in the sand. Connecticut’s teacher evaluation model, which has never been fully implemented to […]
Villar said CCER’s primary focus is closing the achievement gap between student subgroups in Connecticut. “Connecticut continues to have the most consistent and largest achievement gap in the country,” he […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Nicki Perkins EMAIL: Nicki.email@example.com PHONE: (203) 506-5799 Hartford, Connecticut – Today, March 9, 2016, the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC) voted to recommend to the State Board of Education […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:Byron McCauley EMAIL: Byron.McCauley@conncan.org PHONE: (513) 504-8915 Today, the Connecticut General Assembly Joint Committee on Education will hold a public hearing on SB 380, AN ACT CONCERNING […]
The coalition believes ongoing and effective evaluations are an essential tool to help both teachers and principals to identify their strengths, areas of growth and professional development. The coalition opposes […]