Keeping the Focus on Instruction

How do we ensure that the goal of improving teaching and learning continues to drive evaluation systems? What approaches and strategies can states implement to reinforce the connections between the various pieces and the ultimate goal of a comprehensive talent management system? In this March 2013 presentation for the West Central Comprehensive Center, Lisa Lachlan indicates how states can improve instruction through evaluation. She discusses ways to improve instruction by using student learning objectives, observations, surveys, and student achievement scores.