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Title Teacher assessment and the quest for teacher quality : a handbook / edited by Mary M. Kennedy ; foreword by Marilyn Cochran-Smith.
Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2010]
Edition First edition.

Subject Teachers -- Rating of -- United States.
Prediction of teacher success -- United States.
Effective teaching -- United States.
Alt Name Kennedy, Mary M.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
Description xix, 428 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Edition First edition.
Note "Published in Partnership with The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780470388334 (cloth)
0470388331 (cloth)
OCLC # 430842623
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Marilyn Cochran-Smith 
IntroductionThe Uncertain Relationship Between Teacher Assessment and Teacher Quality / Mary M. Kennedy1
Pt. 1Assessment of Teacher Candidates7
1The Use of Portfolios in Preservice Teacher Education: A Critical Appraisal / Gillette Delandshere, Anthony R. Petrosky9
2Disposition Assessment: The Science and Psychology of Teacher Selection / Laurie Moses Hines43
Pt. 2Assessment for Transition Into Teaching67
3Assessment for Learning in Preservice Teacher Education: Performance-Based Assessments / Ruth Chung Wei, Raymond L. Pecheone69
4Licensure Tests: Their Use and Value for Increasing Teacher Quality / Dan Goldhaber133
5Hiring Decisions / Dane A. Delli149
Pt. 3Assessment of Practicing Teachers163
6The Role of Formative Assessments in New Teacher Induction / Peter Youngs, Ben Pogodzinski, Mark Low165
7Assessing for Teacher Tenure / Gary Sykes, Sarah Winchell201
8Approaches to Annual Performance Assessment / Mary M. Kennedy225
9Value-Added: Assessing Teachers' Contributions to Student Achievement / Douglas N. Harris, Daniel F. McCaffrey251
10The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: An Investment for the Future? / Jillian P. Reese283
11Judging Teachers: The Law of Teacher Dismissals / Diana Pullin297
Pt. 4Broader Assessment Issues335
12Setting Standards for Teacher Evaluation / Barbara B. Howard, Arlen R. Gullickson337
13Thinking Systemically About Assessment Practice / Pamela A. Moss355
14Teacher Quality: An American Educational Dilemma / David K. Cohen375
 Discussion Questions403

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