Educator Preparation

Support for Evaluation of the Missouri Leadership Development System

2018 – Present RMC Research is collaborating with the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Central at Marzano Research and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide technical assistance to build capacity to evaluate the statewide Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS). MLDS provides professional development and support to principals based on a set of…

Support for Evaluation of Changes to South Dakota Educator Certification Rules and for Monitoring Educator Preparation Program Implementation and Outcomes

2017 – Present Working with the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Central at Marzano Research, RMC Research is providing technical assistance to the South Dakota Department of Education to support evaluation of changes to state educator certification rules. The work involves collaborating with state education agency staff to understand certification rule changes and their intent. Collaboratively,…

Technical Assistance for Development of a Teacher Candidate Observation Tool

2017 – Present RMC Research is collaborating with the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Central at Marzano Research and the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) to provide technical assistance to a consortium of educator preparation programs that are collaborating to develop the Kansas Clinical Assessment Tool (K-CAT). The K-CAT is designed to assess the performance…

Examining the Reliability and Validity of a Teacher Candidate Performance Evaluation Protocol

2014 – 2016 As part of the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Central, RMC Research collaborated with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to examine the reliability and validity of a teacher candidate performance evaluation protocol developed by the state. The study was based on a comprehensive framework for validity and reliability that includes:…

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