Teachers & Leaders

The Initial Impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) Policy on Preparation Programs

The Initial Impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) Policy on Preparation Programs

This report describes a study that examined the initial impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) policy, the first required performance assessment for preliminary...Read More

Dynamic Initiative Taps Into Educators' Expertise

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At every school there are expert teachers with the capacity to lead. Learn how Teacher Practice Networks is capitalizing on that expertise to promote powerful teacher-to-teacher...Read More

Designing Teacher-Led Professional Learning: Workshop Excerpt

In this video excerpt of an interactive REL West workshop, educators explore the key principles of teacher-led or next generation professional learning.Read More

Reading Apprenticeship: A Legacy of Positive Outcomes in Literacy

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Multiple independent studies show the core Reading Apprenticeship model improves teacher practice and student learning. Read More

How an Opportunity Culture Can Support Rapid School Improvement

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Find out how educators are using opportunity culture to develop teachers and leaders.Read More

Next Generation Science Standards in Practice

Next Generation Science Standards in Practice: Tools and Processes Used by the California NGSS Early Implementers

Learn about 10 effective tools and processes used by the California NGSS Early Implementers. Read More

School Turnaround Leadership and Leadership Competencies

Thought Leadership Forum Brief: Turnaround Leadership and Leadership Competencies

This brief summarizes information from recent Thought Leadership Forums for state education officials. Read More

Reading Apprenticeship Staff to Present at Social Emotional Learning Conference

Cynthia Greenleaf and Sharon Sáez

Cynthia Greenleaf and Sharon Sáez will demonstrate how learning is socially mediated.Read More

Continuous Improvement Ranks High in WestEd's Top 10 Downloads

Top 10 Downloads

Visit our top downloads page for free resources designed to help all learners succeed. Read More

How Teacher Leaders Effectively Lead Teacher-to-Teacher Professional Learning on Standards-Aligned Practices

CenterView: Learning Cycles: A Powerful Tool for Teacher-to-Teacher Professional Learning

Use a learning cycle framework as an effective professional learning strategy. Read More