Trust is a Must

While “a 10% increase in trust has the same effect as a 30% increase in pay,” one is hard-pressed to find schools where teachers are trusted enough to make instructional or purchasing decisions. The panel explores how districts can invest in trust with tangible, purposeful measures that “walk the talk” of valuing and trusting teacher agency. Doing so, they enhance morale, improve working conditions, increase teacher retention, and attract the best new teachers, thus improving student achievement

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Leadership
Level: Deep Understanding