A selection of publications from the Milken Family Foundation, its initiatives and affiliated organizations including the Milken Educator Awards, the Lowell Milken Institute, and the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching.
Milken Educator Awards
More than three decades celebrating, elevating and activating outstanding educatorsSummary Download
30th Annual Jewish Educator Awards
Sponsored by the Milken Family Foundation in cooperation with BJE, a beneficiary agency of The Jewish Federation.Summary Download
Why New Teacher Mentoring Falls Short, and How to Fix It
Teacher mentorship programs, where new teachers are paired with veterans, are a research-based practice, but they often lack clarity and can turn into more of a "buddy system" than a true learning opportunity. In this new report, NIET shares research and experience that point to greater success when mentorship programs center on instructional improvement and provide deeper support for mentors.Summary
The Untapped Potential of the Principal Supervisor
Principals can have a significant impact on student learning outcomes, accelerating annual student learning by more than two months. In this report, NIET provides four high-impact strategies to maximize support for school leaders.Summary
2020 NIET Annual Report
NIET's 2020 Annual Report highlights key milestones and achievements over the past year as we have shifted teaching and learning to meet the new demands of partners during the pandemic.Summary
NIET Resources for High-Quality Instruction
In response to COVID-19, NIET has created a one-stop web section to prepare educators for the transition to remote learning.Summary
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching
Publications by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET)—which include research on teacher leadership, professional development, educator evaluation, performance compensation, teacher preparation, and more—are available for download from NIET’s website.
Click here for more publications: https://www.niet.org/research-and-policySummary