Education for the Future Staff Questionnaire

This questionnaire is designed to gather general information about what you think and feel about your school and your relationship with the school. In response to the questions asked below, please click on the button next to the answer that is closest to what you think or feel.

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* I feel:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
like I belong at this school
that the staff cares about me
that learning can be fun
that learning is fun at this school
recognized for good work
intrinsically rewarded for doing my job well
clear about what my job is at this school
that others are clear about what my job is at this school

* I work with people who:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
treat me with respect
listen if I have ideas about doing things better

* My administrators:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
treat me with respect
are effective instructional leaders
facilitate communication effectively
support me in my work with students
support shared decision making
allow me to be an effective instructional leader
are effective in helping us reach our vision

* I have the opportunity to:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
develop my skills
think for myself, not just carry out instructions

* I believe student achievement can increase through:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
differentiating instruction
effective professional development related to our vision
integrating instruction across the curriculum
teaching to the state standards
the use of computers
the use of varied technologies
providing a threat-free environment
close personal relationships between students and teachers
addressing student learning styles
effective parent involvement
using ongoing student assessments related to state standards
student self-assessments
teacher use of student achievement data

* I love:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
working at this school
seeing the results of my work with students

* I believe:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
every student can learn
the instructional program at this school is challenging
this school provides an atmosphere where every student can succeed
quality work is expected of all students at this school
quality work is expected of me
quality work is expected of all the adults working at this school
the vision for this school is clear
the vision for this school is shared
we have an action plan in place which can get us to our vision
this school has a good public image
it is important to communicate often with parents
I communicate with parents often about their child’s progress
I communicate with parents often about class activities

* I work effectively with:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
special education students
English learners
ethnically/racially diverse students
students who live in poverty
low-achieving students

* Morale is high on the part of:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
teachers
students
support staff
administrators

* ITEMS FOR TEACHERS AND INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANTS ONLY:

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
Student outcomes for my class(es) are clear to me
Student outcomes for my class(es) are clear to my students
Teachers in this school communicate with each other to make student learning consistent across grades
I know the state standards
I teach to the state standards
Learning is fun in my classroom
I love to teach

* What are the strengths of this school?

* What needs to be improved?

DEMOGRAPHIC DATA

For each item, please select the description that applies to you.
These demographic data are used for summary analyses.
Descriptions will not be reported if groups are so small that individuals can be identified.

* I am a(n):

* (For teachers only.) I have been teaching:

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