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2015 National TAP Conference

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching will hold its15th Annual National TAP Conference in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, California, onFriday, March 13 - Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE Hotel.

The National TAP Conference is a dynamic gathering of practitioners, policymakers, federal, state and district administrators, organizations, foundations and businesses involved with the implementation of TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement across the country. The conference is a powerful venue, both for those new to and experienced in TAP, to learn more about TAP in practice and its role on the national pulse of innovative education reform.

Attendees will enjoy a range of opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of TAP's career advancement, professional development, teacher evaluation and performance-based compensation, as well as network with other TAP participants. In addition to practitioner-focused break-out sessions, trainings and hands-on workshops, the TAP conference included a national plenary panel tying TAP's proven reforms to critical issues facing America's K-12 system today.

 

2014 National TAP Summer Institute

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching held its 2014 TAP Summer Institute (TSI) in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday, June 23 - Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

The 2014 TSI offered in-depth training to TAP Leadership Teams nationwide—principals and master and mentor teachers—on how to systematically strengthen their skills and the effectiveness of their TAP implementation. Participants delved into and refined the implementation of key components of the TAP System including:

  • Assessment Plans;
  • Cluster;
  • Leadership Teams; and
  • Student Work

2014 TAP Conference

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching held its 14th Annual National TAP Conference in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, California, on Friday, March 7 - Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE Hotel.

The National TAP Conference is a dynamic gathering of practitioners, policymakers, federal, state and district administrators, organizations, foundations and businesses involved with the implementation of TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement across the country. The conference is a powerful venue, both for those new to and experienced in TAP, to learn more about TAP in practice and its role on the national pulse of innovative education reform.

Attendees enjoyed a range of opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of TAP's career advancement, professional development, teacher evaluation and performance-based compensation, as well as network with other TAP participants. In addition to practitioner-focused break-out sessions, trainings and hands-on workshops, the TAP conference included a national plenary panel tying TAP's proven reforms to critical issues facing America's K-12 system today.

2013 National TAP Summer Institutes (TSIs)

Phoenix, Arizona, June 17 - June 19, 2013
Indianapolis, Indiana, July 8 - July 10, 2013

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching held the 2013 National TAP Summer Institutes (TSIs) in Phoenix, Arizona, June 17 - June 19, 2013, and in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 8 - 10, 2013. The 2013 TSIs offered in-depth training to TAP Leadership Teams nationwide—principals and master and mentor teachers—on how to systematically strengthen their skills and the effectiveness of their TAP implementation.

Participants delved into and refined key TAP practices including implementing clusters above proficient; incorporating the Common Core State Standards into the TAP system; presenting Common Core in the building; leading high-quality and impactful TAP Leadership Team meetings; high-impact coaching; participating in leadership team long-range planning; planning for rubric cycle 1; developing school goals; and participating in individual cluster, TAP Leadership Team and coaching opportunities.

2013 National TAP Conference

Friday, March 8 - Saturday, March 9, 2013
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center Washington, D.C.

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) held its 13th Annual National TAP Conference, TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 8 - Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

The National TAP Conference is an important gathering of practitioners, policymakers, state and district administrators, organizations, foundations and businesses—who are bringing the TAP system's powerful advances in teaching and learning to communities throughout the country.

Participants benefited from a range of opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of TAP's career advancement, professional development, teacher evaluation and performance-based compensation systems, as well as network with fellow TAP educators from across the U.S.

In addition to practitioner-driven breakout sessions, trainings and hands-on workshops, the TAP conference featured a special presentation by Keynote Speaker and NIET Chairman and Founder Lowell Milken. Plenary panels connected TAP's proven reforms to national efforts to improve teacher effectiveness and the American K-12 system at large.

For more information, please call (310) 570-4860 or email info@niet.org.