This week’s post in International Education News comes from Jon Saphier, President of Research for Better Teaching. Like last week’s post from Allison Skerritt, this piece grows out of Jon’s chapter “Strong Adult Professional Culture: The Indispensable Ingredient for Sustainable School Improvement” from from the book
Jon Saphier's post featured in International Education News
RBT announces job search for Chief Operating Officer
Research for Better Teaching is seeking candidates for the key position of Chief Operating Officer. The successful candidate will interview clients who seek services and will be the main connector between clients and RBT’s corps of consultants. In addition, this COO is the hub for long-term projects with clients seeking systemic, sustainable improvement efforts for classroom teaching and learning. E-mail Saphier@RBTeach.com with letter of interest and resume.
Jon Saphier featured in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Carrie Seidman featured Jon Saphier and his approach to developing good teachers in the opinion section on May 26, 2018. Check out the article here.
Jon Saphier will be a featured speaker at the Illinois Deep Equity Institute
The Corwin Deep Equity Institute is a one-day event in Chicago, IL designed to lay the groundwork for developing the foundation for organizational growth by giving educators the tools to have authentic conversations, overcome equity barriers and become courageous leaders of cultural transformation.
New Book Launch: The 7th Edition of The Skillful Teacher is now available to purchase
Research for Better Teaching is thrilled to announce that the latest edition of The Skillful Teacher is now available for purchase! Written by Jon Saphier, Mary Ann Haley-Speca, and Robert Gower, this seminal work is the comprehensive resource for all educators – no matter where they are in their career. Building on decades of research, The Skillful Teacher offers evidence-based instructional strategies for today’s classroom including easy-to-understand scripts and videos.
How to Become A Skillful “Teacher of Teachers”
There is a range of skills, or areas of performance, required to become a skillful facilitator. Depending on your professional responsibilities, different skills are required to effectively execute the demands of the job. In this blog post, DeNelle West, RBT Director of Professional Development, outlines a framework of those skills.
New Book Release: foreword by Jon Saphier
The authors of this book showcase how to make the most of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) by fully committing to the PLC at Work™ process. Learn how professional learning communities (PLCs) can be integrated with the ESSA education bill to improve student learning.
For more information on how to purchase the book or on the professional development opportunities that are aligned with the content of this book, please click "Learn More" below.
New Book Release (Anthology with a chapter by Jon Saphier)
See Jon's chapter on how leaders build strong Adult Professional Culture in this dynamic new book: Future Directions of Educational Change.
Call our office at 978-263-9449 if you are interested in presentations about Adult Culture for your leaders.
Announcing 2017 Summer Programs
The 2017 Summer Programs to be offered at the RBT Conference Center in Acton, MA are now posted.