Assigning Teachers

Matching teachers to the most appropriate placements ensures all students are taught by teachers certified in that area of instruction. In addition, districts must balance teacher experience in making assignments so all students have equal access to effective educators. The resources listed below provide recommendations and strategies for assigning teachers.

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Resources


Moving Toward Equity: Teacher Assignment and Transfer This website provides strategies and resources to improve equitable access for students through teacher assignments.

Staffing: Hiring and Assignment This website provides articles, data, and resources related to teacher hiring and assigning.

Teacher Assignment Chart This document provides TEA’s requirements for teacher assignment.

Equitable Assignment of Teachers: Model Policy This article summarizes ExcelinEd’s model policy for ensuring equitable teacher assignment.

Promoting More Equitable Access to Effective Teachers: Strategic Options for States to Improve Placement and Movement This article from the U.S. Department of Education provides strategies to improve equitable teacher assignment.

Strengthening the Teacher Workforce through Selection Processes This brief provides recommendations to improve the teacher selection process.

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