Professional Learning Modules

Creating Coherence: Connecting Teacher Evaluation and Support Systems to the Common Core

Lead district teams through a collaborative, coherence-building process using this set of customizable materials.

Integrating Employability Skills: A Framework for All Educators

Build knowledge and capacity to integrate and prioritize employability skills at the state and local levels.

Introduction to Student Learning Objectives

Learn the basics of SLOs including the process and approaches to creating guidance for states in the early stages of implementation. 

Preparing Educators for Evaluation and Feedback: Planning for Professional Learning

Explore how to develop a comprehensive, integrated professional learning plan to support educator evaluation implementation.

Recruit, Select, and Support: Turnaround Leader Competencies

Discover five key competencies for school leaders working in turnaround contexts.

Social and Emotional Learning in the Daily Life of Classrooms

Learn how to deepen SEL knowledge and skills and strengthen connections between SEL, college and career readiness standards, and teacher effectiveness reforms.

Supplement — Student Learning Objectives: Considerations for Teachers of Career and Technical Education Courses

Discover additional SLO content and examples specific to teachers of career and technical education courses.

Supplement—Scoring Student Learning Objectives

Find support for states in making policy decisions on student learning objectives (SLO) scoring.

Supporting Principals Using Teacher Effectiveness Data

Explore how to use teacher effectiveness data to inform strategic talent management decisions at the school level.

Understanding Teaching Conditions

Examine the link between positive teaching conditions and teacher effectiveness and how to use teaching conditions data for school improvement.

Using Teacher Evaluation Data to Inform Professional Learning

Discover how to use data gathered through performance evaluation to make effective decisions about professional learning.