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Document Number: 10634

Cultivating Effective Teachers Through Evaluation and Support: A Guide for Illinois Policymakers and Educational Leaders - New teachers need more feedback and support than is specified in Illinois' Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA), according to researchers from the New Teacher Center. Their guide discusses how Illinois can solidify PERA's role in informing and supporting new teacher development by designing a teacher effectiveness system that includes both evaluation and instructional feedback and support. They stress the importance of teacher leaders as mentors. (Liam Goldrick, Dalia Zabala and Jennifer Burn, New Teacher Center, February 2013) ...


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