TAP's Elements TAP Outcomes National Louisiana South Carolina Texas Legislation Understanding Value-Added Teacher Quality Resources The Working Group on Teacher Quality
The ultimate goal of TAP™ is to raise student achievement. The method for getting to that goal is to create incentives and support structures that will maximize teacher effectiveness. To measure whether objectives are met, a variety of methods have been used to evaluate TAP's impact on student achievement, teacher effectiveness, teacher attitudes, recruitment and retention. Below is a summary of key outcomes over the course of TAP's implementation.
Highlights of TAP Results
Learn about the results of TAP state partnerships:
Karen Bucher, Principal, Hazel Park-Hilda Knoff Elementary School, River Ridge, Louisiana
". . . Many teachers had no idea how they were performing in specific areas. With TAP, teachers are working together to improve their classroom instruction and they are getting timely feedback on their performance—a valuable component of teacher accountability. This is making a huge difference in the classroom!"