CTAC assists states, school districts, and education organizations to achieve their talent development and human capital management goals. Using our expertise and resources, we support strategic analysis and planning to deliver system-wide changes for improvement that make a difference for teachers, leaders, and students.

Teacher and Principal Evaluation

Effective teaching matters. So does effective school leadership. Growing awareness of these facts at both state and district levels is driving national momentum to redesign how teacher and principal effectiveness is assessed, supported and rewarded. CTAC assists states, districts and unions to design, implement and assess new systems which link evaluation, professional development and career pathways. Learn More »

Performance-based Compensation

School systems are embracing new approaches to teacher evaluation and compensation that promote and reward teaching effectiveness as the key to student learning. Performance-based compensation must be done with teachers, not to them. CTAC is leading the way with technical assistance and evaluation services to help ensure the success of these new collaborative models by combining support and accountability. Learn More »

Professional Development Audit

To make strategic decisions regarding professional development, districts need to know how much is truly (not just perceived to be) spent on professional development and what is the real impact—on student academic growth, on teaching practices, and on teachers’ perceptions of the value of professional development to their craft. CTAC helps answer these critical questions through our comprehensive Professional Development Audit. Learn More »

Human Capital Management Systems

Strong districts must attract and retain effective, diverse educators who are prepared to teach all students. CTAC assists school districts and charter networks to develop, implement, and evaluate human capital management system initiatives which strengthen schools. Learn More »