This title provides new insights for administrators. This book is a practical introduction and guide for teachers, teacher educators, and administrators who wish to implement a coherent, strategic, multiple-measures approach to evaluating teacher effectiveness. Part 1 provides an introduction and background information to the establishment of standards for teacher assessment. Part 2 presents case studies of successful teacher evaluation programs in five different countries. In Part 3, four studies that investigate various aspects of teacher evaluation are presented. Finally, Part 4 explores tools that facilitate teacher evaluation.