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WHAT WE DO

 

NIET provides both on-site and online support to states, districts and schools across multiple aspects of educator effectiveness through educator evaluation, professional development and teacher leadership.
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An essential element of effective teaching is providing regular, timely evaluation and feedback. But creating a robust evaluation system takes significant time and resources.
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Two of the biggest concerns aspiring educators have before entering the profession are ongoing support for career paths and advancement and having opportunities to increase their knowledge and skills along the way.
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NIET is continually developing new and more powerful resources to support teachers in improving their skills and increasing student achievement. Calculating educator evaluation scores that impact performance-based compensation is made simple with the CODE System.
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We provide comprehensive, customizable solutions that include on-site training and online support on individual, regional and national levels.
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Tools

  • VIDEO TRAINING

    Learn from experts who are passionate about teaching. Switch between your computer, tablet, or mobile device to gain access to hundreds of unique training modules. Each video will help further your understanding and effectiveness in various areas.

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  • RESOURCE LIBRARY

    Choose what you’d like to learn! Our extensive resource library contains hundreds of sorted and organized material including videos of the latest educational technology, documents that can be shared and collaborated on, templates for your classroom, and many more resources.

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  • VIDEO OBSERVER

    Video Observer enables observers to capture real time classroom lessons by teachers and provides a forum for the teacher and their coach to discuss the lesson. It builds teachers’ practice by enabling them to see how their students are responding as they teach, and allows coaches to provide detailed, timely feedback and support for improvement.

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  • CERTIFICATION

    To streamline the evaluation process, we provide a powerful tool with the ability to certify evaluators online. This is a useful and convenient component of NIET's robust educator evaluation system, offered through NIET.

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  • INDIVIDUALIZED DASHBOARD

    Each teacher receives an individualized dashboard that contains updates and alerts for important events and content, feedback, and reporting of progress throughout the year. Here you will be able to gain access to many other feature brought to you by NIET.

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  • REPORTING

    Throughout the year you will receive an individualized report that contains updates of your progress throughout the year. Here you will be able to gain access to more in-depth reports for each specific area.

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  • SURVEYS

    Our surveys are specially designed to gain insightful information into various areas of the education profession. They include student surveys to help understanding of teach effectiveness, parent surveys to support communication between school and family, as well as many more areas of surveil need.

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  • OBSERVATIONS

    Ensuring Accurate Feedback from Observations offers methods to ensure that classroom observations provide teachers with the critical feedback they need to improve their practice and addresses key considerations and lessons from early implementers.

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About us

Recognizing that an effective teacher is the most important school-based factor impacting student achievement, the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) is committed to ensuring a highly skilled, strongly motivated and competitively compensated teacher for every classroom in America.

NIET supports states, districts and schools in attracting, developing, supporting and retaining high-quality human capital in order to raise achievement levels for all students.

Equipped with a diverse staff of educators, researchers and policy experts, NIET seeks to accomplish this mission through two signature initiatives: TAP™: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement and our Educator Effectiveness Series.


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Contact Us

Support hours: 8:30am – 5:30pm CST.

  • 479.249.8091
  • Support@NIET.org

NIET responds to e-mail inquiries and phone inquiries in the order that they are received. It is not necessary or recommended for you to send duplicate points of contact. These duplicate contacts create additional responses our team will have to execute and can prevent efficient support response time. We guarantee we will respond to your inquiry by the next business day (even if it is to notify you that it will take longer than 24 hours to resolve your issue).