TAP's Elements TAP Outcomes National Louisiana South Carolina Texas Legislation Understanding Value-Added Teacher Quality Resources The Working Group on Teacher Quality
The ultimate goal of TAPô is to raise student achievement. The method for getting to that goal is to create incentives and support structures that will maximize teacher effectiveness. To measure whether objectives are met, a variety of methods have been used to evaluate TAP's impact on student achievement, teacher effectiveness, teacher attitudes, recruitment and retention. Below is a summary of key outcomes over the course of TAP's implementation.
Highlights of TAP Results
Learn about the results of TAP state partnerships:
Erin Richard, Mentor Teacher, Lowery Intermediate School, Ascension Parish, Louisiana
"The TAP model provides the school with the means to systematically collect and use data to target areas of needed growth, track students and teachers, and use this data to adjust our steps in reaching our ultimate goals for student achievement . . ."