INSPIRE Leadership

The INSPIRE Leadership Survey Suite is designed to assess graduates’ experiences and perceptions, and provide a source of evidence on program outcomes. Provided by the University Council for Educational Administration and the Utah Education Policy Center, results from the INSPIRE Leadership Surveys can be used to identify areas for...

Why Do Teachers Choose Teaching And Remain Teaching?: Initial Results from the Educator Career and Pathway Survey (ECAPS) for Teachers

The Educator Career and Pathway Survey (ECAPS) for Teachers explores teachers’ decisions to become a teacher; the influence of various factors on their decision to remain in, move within, or leave education; satisfaction with working conditions; and career intentions. Teachers report that making a difference in the lives of...

ECAPS for Teachers Report

At First Glance: Teachers in Utah

In collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education, the Utah Education Policy Center is exploring the teaching labor force in Utah through multiple data and research briefs. This first brief gives a general overview of teacher shortages from existing data. View the PowerPoint slides presented at the Joint Education...

UEPC Teacher Shortages

Informed Decisions: Utah Educators Election Brief

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute convened focus groups to identify important issues in the 2016 election. Educators was identified as an important topic. The brief provides an analysis of the issues associated with educators in Utah. The brief was co-published in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute....

Educators Brief

Online Educator Effectiveness and Stakeholder Input Surveys

The UEPC was awarded a contract to develop and conduct surveys to support the USBE’s implementation of House Bill 149 which mandated the implementation of an on-line survey system for students, parents, and teachers opinions about teacher, administrators, and schools. Surveys include school climate measures and teacher and leader effectiveness...

Online Satisfaction Surveys 2012-2013Online Satisfaction Surveys 2013-2014Online Satisfaction Surveys 2014-2015

Data-Driven Leadership

Vicki Park (San Jose State University) and Amanda Datnow (University of California, San Diego) summarize a decade of research on data-driven decision making in districts and schools. They introduce a framework that focuses on the people, policies, practices, and patterns (i.e., four Ps) within data-driven decision making.

Data Driven BriefData Driven Summary