Sustaining a System for High-Quality Teachers, Report 2: Market Opportunities and Typical Wages for Austin Independent School District Teachers and Leavers
This report includes two studies that describe the local context for teacher employment decisions. The first examines the local labor market, and the second examines employment for teachers who left Austin Independent School District (AISD).
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.
AISD teacher appraisal results from 2014-2015 were used to identify areas of need for professional development in 2015–2016. Results from the Professional Development and Appraisal System and Professional Pathways for Teachers (PPfT) were included.
A thorough analysis of the survey results for 2013 through 2015 indicated two items consistently best reflected staff climate/working conditions at every school level each year: a) School leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about school leadership, and b) Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
In 2013, the Austin Independent School District began administering a voluntary online exit survey to all professional and administrative employees leaving the district. Responses and respondent characteristics are described.
Austin Independent School District (AISD) Human Resources Exit Survey 2014–2015: Summary of Teachers’ Reasons for Leaving
AISD conducts an online survey of professional & administrative employees leaving the district. The Human Resources Exit Survey asks 34 questions about a variety of topics. This report describes teachers’ reasons for leaving in 2014-2015.
Austin Independent School District (AISD) Human Resources Exit Survey 2014–2015: Summary of Non-teaching Professionals' Reasons for Leaving
AISD conducts an online survey of professional & administrative employees leaving the district. The Human Resources Exit Survey asks 34 questions about a variety of topics. This report describes non-teaching professionals’ reasons for leaving in 2014-2015.
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.
Question: What are the professional development needs of Austin Independent School District's (AISD) teachers and campus administrators?
A survey given to teachers and campus administrators in spring 2009 showed several commonly requested training topics.
Thirty-four teacher trainers provided guidance to newly hired AISD teachers in August 2011. When surveyed, most trainers responded that the information and support they received were of high quality and that they felt prepared.