NIET Director of CommunicationsReporting to the president, and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, the Director of Communications will be responsible for the development of the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching's communication strategy and will contribute to NIET's organizational strategic planning process. The position will be based in Santa Monica, California.
NIET Senior Program SpecialistThe Senior Program Specialist position supports all aspects of NIET activities with the implementation and management of the TAP System and the Best Practices Center, to include trainings, partnership support, TAP school review and evaluation, and projects as assigned such as serving as the primary director of federal grants or projects (e.g. Teacher Incentive Fund, Supporting Effective Educators Development grant, etc.). This position will be directed by the Chief Executive Officer or his designee.
NIET Senior Research Associatehttp://www.niet.org/assets/PDFs/niet-senior-research-associate.pdf The Senior Research Associate position will support all aspects of the NIET research activities. In addition, this position will write papers, policy briefs, and articles detailing findings, as well as, provide research assistance to other NIET programs and personnel.
NIET Research AssistantThe Research Assistant position will support all aspects of the NIET research activities. This position is based in Santa Monica, California.
Michael Savage, Principal, Audelia Creek Elementary School, Dallas, Texas
"The TAP Instructional Rubric has more detail than the district Professional Development and Appraisal System. You can hit the spots where the teachers need help because you've got multiple independent observations."