Austin Independent School District Teacher Retention Report I: Results of the 2007-2008 Teacher Survey
In Fall 2007, AISD conducted a survey of four general topics: attachment to teaching, compensation, mentoring for new teachers, and professional development. Results are presented regarding the importance of these factors to teacher retention.
This report describes outcomes for the first year of the REACH strategic compensation program.
Question: In What Areas of Professional Development Do Teachers Say They Would Like Additional Support and Training?
This report summarizes results from a Fall 2007 AISD teacher survey with teachers reporting what areas or topics in which they would like more professional development. The most commonly requested topics included integrating technology, motivating students, designing classroom activities, differentiated instruction, accessing and using resources and materials, and managing student behavior.
This report contains results from focus groups conducted with teachers in the first year of the AISD REACH strategic compensation program pilot.