Blue Valley's Lessons in Retention

Kiger, Patrick J.
September 2002
Workforce;Sep2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p64
Offers information on the development of the Alliance for Educational Excellence program, a new-teacher-development initiative from the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kansas. Features of the program; Inclusion of a discussion between new hired and veteran teachers; Use of observation sessions as coaching techniques to improve performance; Inclusion of an optional master's degrees in education in the program. INSET: Tips on Improving Job Performance for New Employees.


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