Teachers Can Be Fired!
The Quest for Quality
excellent teaching were guaranteed in every classroom?
Teachers Can Be Fired! is an essential guide for anyone
who is serious about making that possibility a reality. Dr.
Andrews explains how the Total Quality Management movement,
so successful in business and industry, can be applied to
the most important element in the schools—teachers. He
argues persuasively for heavy reliance on
supervisory/administrative evaluation practices as the most
legally defensible and helpful system.
does an exemplary job of providing guidelines for teacher
evaluation. The book is an excellent manual for anyone
aiming to implement an effective program on their campus."
—Community College Journal of Research and Practice
provides a wealth of insights into the evaluation process.
It also builds a capacity on which to make credible
judgments about how performance can be enhanced and, in
those instances deemed beyond redemption, how the
non-performing person can be removed from the classroom for
the good of the instructional program. It is indeed a worthy
read for school people whose work impacts the classroom."
—Thomas A. Shannon
Executive Director, National School Boards Association