Policy Briefs

Policy Recommendations

The Educator Quality Dashboard was developed based on a recommendation of The UNC Board of Governors Subcommittee on Teacher and School Leader Quality designed to strengthen, focus, and enhance UNC’s educator preparation programs. The full list of recommendations is available below.

Recommendations of The UNC Board of Governors Subcommittee on Teacher and School Leader Quality (2015)

Policy Briefs

The following policy briefs were developed as a part of the UNC Teacher Quality Research Initiative. The data for several dashboard indicators was pulled directly from these sources.

Initial Findings from edTPA Implementation in North Carolina (October 2016)

The Academic Credentials of Teacher Education Candidates and Graduates in North Carolina (October 2016)

University-Based Induction in Low-Performing Schools: Outcomes for North Carolina New Teacher Support Program Participants in 2014-2015 (October 2016)

Staffing North Carolina’s Classrooms: Evidence Connecting Teacher Preparation to Teacher Outcomes (April 2016)

Who Teaches in North Carolina? Job Placement Rates for UNC System Teacher Education Programs (October 2015)

The North Carolina Principal Fellows Program: A Comprehensive Evaluation (April 2015)

Initial Results from the Race to the Top Evaluation of the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (February 2015)

Teacher Preparation and Performance in North Carolina Public Schools (February 2014)

Gains in Novice Teacher Effectiveness: On-the-Job Development or Less Effective Teachers Leaving? (June 2011)