How Principals Can Support their Teachers – Podcast Episode 164 | Classnotes Podcast 164
Classnotes Podcast (June 6, 2016) We have high expectations for our teachers. IDRA’s Quality Schools Action Framework points to teaching quality as one of the four critical components that must be addressed in any comprehensive school reform effort that will be sustained over time. But teaching quality cannot happen in isolation. The structure of the school, the school leadership and valuing climate also are essential to teaching quality. Former teacher Judith Urdiales describes how her principal, Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., (now an IDRA senior education associate) built a system of support for teachers in their school that resulted in dramatic success for students.
Judith is interviewed Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., an IDRA senior education associate.
Show length: 14:01
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“Leaders Turn Around Schools – Transformational Equity Focus Makes College Readiness a Priority,”
By Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., IDRA Newsletter
“An Elementary School’s STEM Success Story – IDRA Technical Assistance Empowers Teachers with Strategies to Impact Student Learning,”
By Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and Juanita C. García, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter
“What a Principal Can Do to Create a College-Going Culture,”
Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., IDRA Newsletter
“Defining Teaching Quality Beyond the Certificate,”
By Kristin Grayson, M.A., IDRA Newsletter
Courage to Connect: A Quality Schools Action Framework
Edited by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., & Christie L. Goodman, APR, IDRA, 2010
Contagious College-Going Culture in Elementary School, Interview with Principal Rebecca Sánchez: Video
Ensuring High Teaching Quality to Tap Into Students’ Strengths, Interview with Principal Jean Dalton Encke: Video
“Professional Development in the 21st Century – Nine Structures for Coaching and Mentoring,”
by Juanita C. García, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter
“Ensuring Teaching Quality in a Civil Rights Context,”
By Bradley Scott, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter
“An Unspoken Culture Clash – The Deeper Culprit of Teacher Beliefs,”
by Veronica Betancourt, M.A., and Kristin Grayson, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter
“Community Engagement Tool for Educators,”
By Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., Juanita C. García, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter
IDRA Research for Teaching Quality
“What Do We Know about Teacher Leadership? Findings from Two Decades of Scholarship,”
By J. York-Barr & K. Duke, Review of Educational Research (2004) 74(3), 255-316.
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