Topolka-Jorissen, Kathleen

WCU

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TitleDateViewsBrief Description
The relationship between beginning teachers' engagement with induction program components and student achievement 2011 1529 The purpose of this study was to examine induction programs in North Carolina during the 2010-2011 school year to determine beginning teachers received the support as recommended by State Board of Education policy. Participants were second-year hig...
Principal perceived preparedness to lead the implementation of the common core 2013 580 The purpose of this study was to investigate the self-perceptions of North Carolina principals regarding their preparedness to lead the implementation of the Common Core Standards in their schools. Specifically, this study was designed to determine t...
Improving educator evaluation in North Carolina 2016 98 The purpose of this project was to improve ways the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction can develop and implement a process for improving rater agreement performance on Standards 1 through 5 of the North Carolina Professional Teacher Stan...
State-wide support for teacher leadership : implementing standards to evaluate teacher leader practices and inform professional growth activities 2016 20 This project used the improvement-science structure of a 90-Day-Cycle to support theimplementation of the NC Teacher Leadership Specialist (TLS) Standards in two CountySchool Districts in North Carolina by providing professional development with faci...
Improving principal practice : addressing teacher evaluation through data analysis and strategic professional development 2016 36 This improvement project was developed to address the discrepancy between how principals rate and evaluate teachers and the value-added measures teachers receive based on student growth data from standardized tests. Specifically, this project engaged...