Publications

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.

MFF 

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Milken Educator Awards

Fall 2021

More than three decades celebrating, elevating and activating outstanding educators

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30th Annual Jewish Educator Awards

Sponsored by the Milken Family Foundation in cooperation with BJE, a beneficiary agency of The Jewish Federation.

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The Children of Willesden Lane: A Teacher's Resource

A printable curriculum guide created by Facing History and Ourselves and the Milken Family Foundation, providing a wealth of lessons and activities for students.

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NIET 

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2021 NIET Annual Report

December 2021

NIET's 2021 Annual Report highlights key milestones and achievements over the past year as we have supported partners around the country in accelerating student learning and fostering student ownership.

Click here: 2021 NIET Annual Report

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Why New Teacher Mentoring Falls Short, and How to Fix It

Fall 2021

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.

Click here: Why New Teacher Mentoring Falls Short, and How to Fix It

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The Untapped Potential of the Principal Supervisor

Spring 2021

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.

Click here: The Untapped Potential of the Principal Supervisor

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NIET Resources for High-Quality Instruction

2021-22

In response to COVID-19, NIET has created a one-stop web section to prepare educators for the transition to remote learning.

Click here: NIET Remote Learning Resources

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National Institute for Excellence in Teaching
Additional Publications

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-policy

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Lowell Milken Institute 

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Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy

Innovative Solutions and the Leaders Who Can Implement Them

An overview brochure for the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at the UCLA School of Law.

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