Special Education Teacher Evaluation in an Era of Accountability: Challenges and Solutions

What role should teacher and leadership preparation programs play in teacher and leader performance evaluations? In this November 2012 presentation for the Council for Exceptional Children, Lynn Holdheide discusses the impact of preparation programs on teacher and leader evaluation; such preparation programs can impact evaluation design, curriculum, field experiences, and support. She also examines the impact that evaluation can have on preparation programs, including curriculum and reform guidance as well as evaluation and feedback.