Building a Teaching Effectiveness Network (BTEN): Coordinating Support and Feedback for Beginning Teachers
This report is an overview of the BTEN project, in which 19 AISD schools participated from 2011 to 2015. The report highlights the positive impact BTEN had on AISD schools and describes challenges with a new way of thinking about improvement.
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.
These reports summarize results from the 2006-2007 through 2008-2009 Austin ISD staff climate surveys. District and campus reports are available.
This report provides a longitudinal overview of the AISD Reach mentoring program and its relationship to beginning teacher effectiveness and retention.
Results of the 2015 Teaching, Empowering, Leading, and Learning (TELL) AISD Survey.
The Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) AISD Survey is a unique opportunity to gather information about school conditions from those whose views matter most—practicing educators. This report is for the 2013-2014 school year.
This project combines qualitative and quantitative data to provide a comprehensive examination of mentoring practice in an attempt to understand the ways in which mentoring leads to positive outcomes for beginning teachers and their students.
The Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) AISD Survey provides information about school conditions from those whose views matter most—educators. The survey addresses a variety of issues related to student achievement and staff retention.
Since 2004, AISD has conducted an annual survey to monitor campus staff’s perceptions of their school environment.The survey measures elements of teaching and learning conditions most critical to school success.
In 2011, AISD worked with the nationally recognized New Teacher Center (NTC) to create a comprehensive survey to help the district to better understand how teachers and school staff feel about critical issues that can influence educator retention and effectiveness.