Professional Pathways for Teachers (PPfT) is a human capital system that blends three primary components: appraisal, compensation, and professional development (PD) opportunities. The purpose of PPfT is to build the capacity of Austin Independent School District (AISD) teachers through a comprehensive system of supports and compensation with the ultimate goal of having a positive impact on teacher retention and student achievement. The current evaluation document presents descriptive analyses of the 2017–2018 PPfT appraisal and compensation data.
This executive summary provides an overview of TELL Survey results in Spring 2019. The survey results are used to monitor working conditions across the district and determine outcomes for many district programs.
This report summarizes AISD Bowie High School students' experiences with the first social and emotional learning (SEL) student data dig in 2018.
Staff Perceptions of Social and Emotional Learning Skills in the Austin Independent School District, 2017-2018
This report uses data gathered from the Employee Coordinated Survey to analyze staff members’ perceptions of SEL implementation at their school and of their own SEL skills.
This report provides highlights from the 2018 High School Exit Survey and includes AISD seniors’ reports of college and career preparation activities, perceptions of their school experiences, and aspirations for the future.
Report of program evaluation activities for the 2016-2017 school year.
From Gateway to Project Lead the Way: Tracking Middle School Engineering Participants into High School
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) administers a national engineering program in middle schools, called Gateway, and in high schools, called Project Lead the Way (PLTW). In this summary, the PLTW courses taken during high school were examined for two cohorts of students who participated in the Gateway program at some point in their middle school years (eighth graders in 2011–2012 and 2012–2013). Overall, more than half of Gateway 8th grade students in 2011–2012 (57%) and 2012–2013 (56%) attended a PLTW high school. Of…
This report summaries the Professional Pathways for Teachers (PPfT) appraisal scores and teachers perceptions of the appraisal system. The PPfT appraisal system was developed and refined during the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years. The 2016-2017 school the appraisal system was implemented district-wide. The 2016-2017 appraisal scores will serve as a baseline for all future evaluation activities.
In Spring 2018, the Families as Partners program hosted two camps where parents participated in social-emotional learning and developed their capabilities, connections, cognition, and confidence.
This executive summary provides an overview of TELL survey report results in Spring 2018. The survey results are used to monitor working conditions across the district and determine outcomes for many district programs.