This is a must-have resource for busy educators involved in creating, improving, or reevaluating their school mission statements.
The authors provide numerous examples of mission statements from a diverse range of preK-12 schools, offering readers an extremely valuable resource for developing an understanding of various themes and ideas in American education today - all to be better prepared to formulate their own schools' mission statements.
Whether you are preparing for accreditation reviews, seeking a broader knowledge base, or are engaged in policy discussions, this practical, readable guide is packed with valuable information to help you reach your professional goals.
Dr. Doug Green reviews The School Mission Statement.
Steven E. Stemler and Damian Bebell discuss testing and school mission statements in the Albany Times-Union.
Steven E. Stemler is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wesleyan University and is the current President of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO). He received his doctorate in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation from Boston College, where he worked at the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy and the TIMSS International Study Center. Prior to joining the faculty at Wesleyan, Steve spent four years at Yale University, where he was an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Psychology. His area of expertise is testing and assessment, with a special emphasis on the domains of social, emotional, and practical intelligence; creativity; intercultural literacy; and ethical reasoning.
Damian Bebell is an Assistant Research Professor at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy. Currently, Damian is directing multiple evaluation studies investigating the effects of 1-to-1 technology programs on teaching and learning, including collaborative research with the Boston Public Schools and the New York City Public Schools. Damian’s research interests include the development and refinement of educational tools and methods, education reform, testing, and the impacts of educational technology on teaching and learning.