Sustaining a System for High-Quality Teachers, Report 1: Key Characteristics of Austin Independent School District Teacher Leavers and Transfers
This report describes how many teachers transferred or changed jobs in AISD, remained at their schools, or left the school district after the 2013–2014 school year, along with characteristics of teachers in each group.
Austin Independent School District (AISD) Pilot Teacher Appraisal System Update: 2012-2013 Focus Group and Survey Summary
This report summarizes data gathered from focus groups and a survey designed to assess teachers’ experiences with AISD's pilot teacher appraisal system. Additional data are included regarding the timing of administrators’ classroom observations.
Austin Independent School District Pilot Teacher Appraisal System Update: Results of the 2012-2013 Student Response Survey
Feedback was obtained on 683 teachers at 12 schools from 9,000 pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students. Students’ ratings were generally favorable and correlated with some observation-based ratings. Implications for policy are addressed.
These reports summarize results of the Spring 2007 AISD high school students' exit survey, with comparative results from previous years.
This report describes feedback from teachers at the six EEIP schools. EEIP includes implementation of a new teacher appraisal system, student learning objectives, professional learning communities, novice teacher mentoring, and targeted peer observation.
This report describes results for the school-wide growth component of the AISD REACH strategic compensation program in 2009-2010.
Teacher Effectiveness and Students' Perceptions of School Climate- Educator Quality Research Series: Issue 4
This is the fourth report in a series of research reports about teacher effectiveness in AISD.
Austin Independent School District Teacher Retention Report II: Job Satisfaction, Attachment, and Turnover
The factors that best differentiated among 1,167 AISD teachers who left the district, transferred within the district, or remained on the same campus were attachment to teaching, attachment to school, and satisfaction with the work environment.
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 summarizes results of AISD's 2008-2009 parent survey.