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 Director of Grant ManagementThe Director of Grant Management will provide oversight and management of the NIET Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) program. TIF is designed to support states and districts in changing the way teachers and principals are supported, evaluated, promoted and compensated. It represents one of the most far-reaching changes in teacher quality policy in decades. The position will be based in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
NIET Texas Educator Evaluation Director
The Texas Educator Evaluation Director position supports all aspects of NIET activities with the implementation and management of the Texas Educator Evaluation project, to include communications, training, partnership support and projects as assigned.
NIET Graphics/Media Producer
The Graphics/Media Producer position works to design, create and program computer-based graphics, animations and electronic artworks for both live speaker support presentations and videotape projects to successfully produce the various graphic components of any given project.The position will be based in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
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.
Frank Patranella, Master Teacher, Audelia Creek Elementary School, Dallas, Texas
" . . . After explaining TAP to those possibly interested in coming to our school, they would say things like, 'When can I start?’ . . . 'Oh, I have options!' As a career teacher I can actually move up and do other things."