We HELP the people who work in education find the LEARNING POINT FASTER, more often and for more students.
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Learning Point Associates addresses key components of educator quality, from examining what it takes to cultivate effective administrators to implementing programs that help new teachers develop sound classroom strategies. These descriptions represent just a sample of our current projects.
We evaluate the effectiveness and overall impact of initiatives to improve educator quality.
- Iowa Teacher Quality Enhancement
We are collaborating on the assessment of the Iowa Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant (TQE). (Client: Iowa Department of Education)
- College Board Leadership Institute for Principals
We are conducting an evaluation of the College Board Leadership Institute for Principals to refine the Institute's curriculum and measure changes in participants' leadership skills. (Client: The College Board)
- Transition to Teaching
We are evaluating the Transition to Teaching grant program which is designed to recruit and retain qualified teachers in hard-to-staff schools in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the Chicago Public Schools. (Clients: Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Chicago Public Schools)
We provide direct professional services, assisting local districts and schools in solving the very real challenges of teacher shortages, attrition and quality.
- Transition to Teaching with the New Orleans Recovery School District
We are working with the University of New Orleans, Xavier University and the Recovery School District to design and implement a program that supports new alternatively certified teachers in their first years in the classroom. (Client: University of New Orleans)
- Illinois State Board of Education Beginning Teacher Induction Pilot Program
We are providing technical assistance, consulting, evaluation and training in school districts in Oswego, Geneseo, and Plainfield, Illinois to support new teachers entering these districts. (Client: Illinois State Board of Education)