Home' THE Journal : March 2014 Contents on how those candidates "feel" about
the teaching profession. "We've been
using that system for quite a while
as part of our application process for
certi ed staff members," said Leffert.
"When Hanover Research approached
us about its teacher effectiveness tool,
we thought it sounded very exciting
and useful for what we were trying to
Once in place, Fair eld's teacher
assessment tool will allow prospects
to apply online through the district's
website. As part of that process, ap-
plicants will take an online survey that
will be used to rate potential hires in
several different areas. The survey
responses, said Leffert, will help the
district determine each candidate's
potential effectiveness in the class-
room. "Ultimately," she said, "we're
hoping it will improve our ability to
judge a prospective teacher."
Leffert is quick to point out that the
district doesn't plan to begin making
hiring decisions based solely on the
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Rittenhouse, "and consider that per-
son for a school that he or she didn't
previously apply to."
One Piece of the Hiring Puzzle
Another tool designed to help districts
hire teachers who will have a positive
impact on student learning is Hanover
Research's Paragon K12 solution,
which ranks applicants according to
the statistical likelihood of their posi-
tively impacting student outcomes.
The platform also provides informa-
tion on each candidate that a hiring
manager can use to assess cultural
t and to set up in-person interviews.
This month, Fair eld Public Schools
(CT) will roll out the solution in its 17
According to Ann Leffert, director of
human resources, the 10,000-student
district has been using Hanover Re-
search's products for several years,
and was previously using a system
that conducted side-by-side compari-
sons of potential job candidates based
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