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YES Prep Hires and Supports Great Teachers

In a school where students and staff alike give 100 percent every day, teacher support and a strong community are key.

October 28, 2009

Click on any of the titles below to download a PDF of one of YES Prep's many resources.

Teacher Development

Teacher Traits 75K
Seven characteristics of the most effective YES Prep teachers, determined by an independent study of YES teachers and used in recruitment and hiring

Teacher Summative Evaluation Rubric (Blank) 620K
Form for teachers, completed at year's end

Teacher Summative Evaluation Rubric (Example) 656K
Form for teachers, completed at year's end

Walk-Through Observation Form 1.4MB
Short-form classroom evaluation

Full Observation Evaluation Form 664K
Long-form classroom evaluation

Focused Observation (Example) 1.3MB
Evaluation form for a particular area for teacher improvement

Postobservation Conference Plan 93K
Conversation guide

Professional-Development Calendar 1.4MB
YES Prep North Central, 2008-09

Rounds Program Overview 113K
Overview of YES Prep North Central's medical-school-style rounds program

More at How YOU Can Do It: YES Prep Resources and Downloads


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