Holly Hart

Holly Hart is currently Survey Director at the UChicago Consortium. In this position she oversees survey content development and research on 5Essentials and Early Education Essentials Surveys. Holly is a mixed-methods researcher with a background in psychology and adult development. Before joining the Consortium, Holly oversaw survey research on a variety of topics at the Survey Research Lab at UIC. As a Senior Research Associate at the UChicago Consortium, she has conducted a number of studies focused on teachers and principals at different points of their careers. Her teacher-focused work has included studies of teacher training and coaching by the Urban Teacher Education Program and the Chicago New Teacher Center. She has also studied Chicago’s REACH teacher evaluation system. Her research on principals ranges from principal preparation in Chicago and Illinois, to an Institute of Education Sciences study of the key mechanisms through which school leaders influence student achievement. In her spare time, Holly enjoys trying new recipes from a variety of different cuisines.

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How Do Principals Influence Student Achievement? How Do Principals Influence Student Achievement? Snapshot Mar 2018
Navigating the Shift to Intensive Principal Preparation in Illinois: An In-depth Look at Stakeholder Perspectives Navigating the Shift to Intensive Principal Preparation in Illinois

An In-depth Look at Stakeholder Perspectives

Report Jul 2016
Restructuring Principal Preparation in Illinois: Perspectives on Implementation Successes, Challenges, and Future Outlook Restructuring Principal Preparation in Illinois

Perspectives on Implementation Successes, Challenges, and Future Outlook

Report Sep 2015
Preview Not AvailableMeasuring Up Article May 2014
Teacher Evaluation in Practice: Implementing Chicago's REACH Students Teacher Evaluation in Practice

Implementing Chicago's REACH Students

Report Sep 2013
A Study of Chicago New Teacher Center Induction Coaching in Chicago Public Schools:  2009-2010 A Study of Chicago New Teacher Center Induction Coaching in Chicago Public Schools

2009-2010

Working Paper Nov 2010
What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public Schools: A Focus on Students with Disabilities What Matters for Staying On-Track and Graduating in Chicago Public Schools

A Focus on Students with Disabilities

Report Dec 2009
Reports on High School Reform in Chicago Reports on High School Reform in Chicago Report Aug 2009
The Work of Chicago Public Schools' Principals The Work of Chicago Public Schools' Principals Report Dec 2008
Teacher and Principal Leadership in Chicago: Ongoing Analyses of Preparation Programs Teacher and Principal Leadership in Chicago

Ongoing Analyses of Preparation Programs

Report Jun 2008
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