PK-12 teachers

IERC Publication: Outmigration and Human Capital: Homeward Bound or Gone for Good? (2014-1)

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

The quasi-experimental study compares the Illinois-specific earnings and employment outcomes of outmigrants to those of an observationally equivalent group of students who enrolled at Illinois four-year colleges.  More

Download(s)

Full Document Research Highlights

IERC Presentation: Laboratories of Reform? Human Resource Management Strategies in Illinois Charter Schools

Bradford R. White

Many recent education policy initiatives have zeroed in on human resource (HR) management reforms. Because charter schools are granted additional flexibility in many areas of HR management, and because evidence suggests that many charter schools are exercising this flexibility, the charter school sector presents a promising venue to test this theory of action.  More

Download(s)

Full Document

IERC Publication: The Student Has Become the Teacher: Tracking the Racial Diversity and Academic Composition of the Teacher Supply Pipeline (2013-3)

Bradford R. White, Karen J. DeAngelis, and Eric J. Lichtenberger

Examines how each stage in the pipeline from high school through college and initial teacher certification and employment affects the racial/ethnic and academic composition of those who enter the public school teacher corps in Illinois.  More

Download(s)

Full Document Executive Summary Research Highlights

IERC Presentation: The student has become the teacher: Tracking racial diversity and academics in Illinois’ new teacher pipeline

Bradford R. White

Examines how each stage in the pipeline from high school through college and initial teacher certification and employment affects the racial/ethnic and academic composition of those who enter the public school teacher corps in Illinois.  More

IERC Publication: Designing and Implementing the Next Generation of Teacher Evaluation Systems: Lessons Learned from Case Studies in Five Illinois Districts (November 2012)

Illinois' Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) requires every district in the state to implement teacher evaluation systems by 2016-17 that address both teacher performance and student growth.   More

Download(s)

Full Document

IERC Presentation: The Geography of the New Teacher Pipeline in Illinois

Eric J. Lichtenberger, Bradford R. White, Karen J. DeAngelis

Illinois Workforce Data Quality Initiative Working Group, Springfield, IL, May 20, 2015.  More

Download(s)

Full Document

IERC Publication: Principal Effects in Illinois: A Research Brief (2011-3)

Bradford R. White and Alex Bowers

This report, the fourth in an IERC series on public school principals in Illinois, summarizes recent research on the characteristics associated with principal effectiveness and examines Illinois data on the relationship between principal characteristics, student proficiency, and teacher qualifications.   More

Download(s)

Full Document Executive Summary

IERC Presentation: The Spatial Geography of the New Teacher Pipeline (Poster)

Eric Lichtenberger, Brad White, and Karen DeAngelis

Association for Education Finance and Policy, Washington, DC, February 26-28, 2015.  More

Download(s)

Full Document

IERC Presentation: Geography, Race, and Academics in Illinois’ New Teacher Pipeline

Brad White, Eric Lichtenberger, and Karen DeAngelis

Illinois Association of School Personnel Administrators, Lisle, IL.
January 29, 2015  More

Download(s)

Full Document

IERC Presentation: Update on the Early Childhood Innovation Implementation Evaluation

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Dan Q. Duffy

St. Xavier University, December 12th, 2014.  More

Download(s)

Full Document