Iowa City Community School District Expands Its Research Capacity with Hanover’s Support

As the superintendent for Iowa City Community School District, Mr. Stephen Murley recognized the need to have a third-party research partner validate the work being conducted by the district’s researchers. The district turned to Hanover Research to understand how to apply its research to the classroom, feel a higher level of confidence in the direction […]

Toolkit to Overcome Learning Loss

The American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER) requires districts to commit 20% of ESSER funds to programs that counter learning loss. This funding can help districts overcome significant social-emotional and academic challenges as students return, but it is imperative to identify and implement the right programs and strategies. Hanover […]

Webinar Recording – Achieve Your District Priorities Through Professional Learning

Hanover’s Senior Managing Director of K12 Research, Dr. Leila Nuland, convened an expert panel for a roundtable discussion about practices and programs that can support teachers while achieving district priorities through the 2021-2022 school year.   Panelists included: Dr. Katie Collier – Deputy Superintendent, Blue Valley School District (KS) Dr. Thomas Guskey – Professor Emeritus, […]

Staff Well-Being Check-In Toolkit

Teacher well-being has suffered from the COVID-19 pandemic with 80% of teachers indicating burnout as a moderate or major concern. By regularly checking in with teachers and staff, district and school leaders can show their educators they care, connect them to additional supports they need, and reduce the chance of attrition. Hanover Research created the […]

May 2021 – Superintendents Leadership Council

The latest edition of Hanover’s Superintendents Leadership Council, co-hosted with the Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators (MASA) and Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA), was held on Thursday, May 20th and structured in a Q&A format that focused primarily on Using ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) Funds to Support Students and Staff. […]

Toolkit for Conducting Inclusive Interviews

Teacher diversity improves academic and social-emotional outcomes for students and increases teacher retention. However, four out of five public school teachers are white, while fewer than half of all public school students in the nation are white. Our Toolkit for Conducting Inclusive Interviews can help districts increase teacher diversity by implementing inclusive recruitment practices, emphasizing […]

Resources to Support Stakeholder Well-Being – Superintendents Leadership Council

Hanover Research, along with the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and the Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators (MASA), is convening our Superintendents Leadership Council monthly to share ideas and support on challenges that district leaders across the country are facing as this time of uncertainty continues. This guide, Resources to Support Stakeholder Well-Being, provides district […]

Resources to Support Stakeholder Well-Being – Superintendents Leadership Council

Hanover Research, along with the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and the Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators (MASA), is convening our Superintendents Leadership Council monthly to share ideas and support on challenges that district leaders across the country are facing as this time of uncertainty continues. This guide, Resources to Support Stakeholder Well-Being, provides district […]

Resources to Support Stakeholder Well-Being – Superintendents Leadership Council

Hanover Research, along with the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and the Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators (MASA), is convening our Superintendents Leadership Council monthly to share ideas and support on challenges that district leaders across the country are facing as this time of uncertainty continues. This guide, Resources to Support Stakeholder Well-Being, provides district […]

District Leaders’ Guide for Developing a Professional Learning Plan

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Teacher attrition is a significant risk for districts across the country, with many educators citing a lack of engaging and effective professional learning as a top factor in their decision to resign. Our research brief, District Leaders’ Guide for Developing a Professional Learning Plan, helps district leaders provide high-quality, relevant, and accessible professional learning to […]