DEVELOP CAREER LADDERS
FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOL LEADERS.
provide the developmental, grade-building experiences that qualify employees for non-competitive promotion to the next level but also require them to meet one-year time-in-grade requirements and demonstrate the ability to perform at the next level.
The med-tech career ladders
worked well enough that we went on to develop a technical-laboratory-associate career ladder
for that group of lab employees.
The college will work with employers to create "career ladders
" allowing new, current and displaced workers to advance in the biotech field.
In much of the service sector, additional training offers meager rewards because career ladders
Shoreline Community College in a suburb of Seattle is working with employers and people moving off welfare to create career ladders
in four occupational clusters.
These difficulties may in part result from the fact that the FBI's career ladder
for intelligence analysts is truncated compared with similar career ladders
at some other federal agencies.
Performance-based pay would be tied to an "effective evaluation system that includes peer review so that superior teachers can be rewarded, average ones encouraged, and poor ones either improved or terminated." Teaching would gain some of the accoutrements of a profession, such as career ladders
that enable teachers to gain in status and pay without leaving the classroom; master teachers would design training programs and supervise no vices.
These roles rob superintendents, principals and other district leaders of the staffing authority to shape a mission-driven faculty, and grant union leaders the power to short-circuit any reform efforts affecting teacher compensation or employment, including merit pay, differentiated staffing, alternative certification, career ladders
and the like.
For example, Project QUEST in San Antonio is also building career ladders
to help its city address the tremendous shortage of healthcare workers.
The National Clearinghouse, developed by the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute in cooperation with the Direct Care Alliance, conducts surveys and studies analyzing workforce issues such as recruitment and training, career ladders
, staffing ratios, wage pass-throughs, and other vehicles for ensuring a quality working environment for direct-care workers.
Many school districts are developing career ladders
to train their own paraeducators as future teachers.