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Removing Incompetent Teachers

  • Dealing with Difficult Teachers
    This book, by Todd Whitaker, suggests tips and strategies for school leaders who are seeking to improve communication with their staff. The focus is on using positive means to diminish negative or difficult behaviors, but also provides suggestions for dealing with the situation when nothing seems to work.
  • New Directions in Teacher Evaluation
    This ERIC Digest takes a look at teacher evaluation as a tool for promoting improvement, building career paths, developing peer assistance, promoting accountability, and removing incompentent teachers.
  • The Skillful Leader: Confronting Mediocre Teaching
    This web site provides an overview of a training program for school leaders and links to publications with samples of chapter contents.