Preparation Matters: How Yes, Inc. is Impacting Students on Day one in the Classroom

Posted on July 08, 2020

Preparation Matters: How Yes, Inc. is Impacting Students on Day one in the Classroom

  We sat down with Jamie Payne, a former Pre-K Teacher at SouthWest Prep Academy, to find out how Yes, inc.'s Educator Effectiveness Process (EEP) has helped teachers become an effective teacher on day one. 

Tags : SLI2019, Professional Development, Retention, Teacher Preparation, Teacher Evaluations


Educator Effectiveness Process (EEP): How Yes, Inc. is impacting school districts!

Posted on April 29, 2020

Educator Effectiveness Process (EEP): How Yes, Inc. is impacting school districts!

  We sat down with Larry Jenkins, Assistant Superintendent of Texas Serenity Academy Charter Schools, to find out how the Educator Effectiveness Process (EEP) has helped his district experience overall growth. 

Tags : SLI2019, Professional Development, Retention, Teacher Preparation, Teacher Evaluations


4 Ways Teacher Turnover is Hurting Education

Posted on February 12, 2020

4 Ways Teacher Turnover is Hurting Education

Teacher retention seems to be an ongoing conversation. “Why are teachers leaving?” and “Where are they going?” are among other recurring questions surrounding the issue. This is not a surprise since a large factor in the effectiveness of a school is based on the school’s ability to hire and retain effective educators. In the past, teacher shortages have led districts to hire teachers who are not fully prepared or qualified to teach. In fact, 90% of all teacher shortages are caused by teachers leaving the profession. Most teachers leave due to dissatisfaction with teaching. For these reasons, teacher attrition in the United States is twice as high as in most high-achieving countries. This blog will identify 4 ways teacher turnover is hurting education all over the nation.

Tags : Retention