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The Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) HCPS survey is an anonymous district-wide survey of licensed school-based educators first administered in the spring of 2013. The sixth administration is coming up from January 22  - March 9. The intent of this work is to provide schools and our district with data that can be used to enhance school improvement efforts. The survey is called TELL HCPS not just because we want to hear from you, but because the survey is about Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning. Read what HCPS leaders are saying about TELL.

HCPS leaders wanted to hear from instructional and professional employees about the tools you need to do your job well. Similar to previous years, the TELL HCPS Survey replaced the SCIP survey and asked for input about:

• teaching conditions related to student success

• school and teacher leadership

• employee retention

• managing student conduct

• community engagement and support

• professional development

• facilities and resources

• instructional practices and supports

• support for new teachers and principals

Research reveals that there is a positive association between teaching conditions and student learning. That is why we wanted to hear directly from you about the conditions in your school and the supports you need to do your jobs well. During the January 22 - March 9, 2018 survey window, school-based licensed educators will be able to complete the survey anytime throughout the survey window, 24 hours a day, from any Internet location using the anonymous access code provided.  All schools that meet the 50 percent response threshold will be provided an access code to examine their individual school level report. Additionally, schools that exceed the 50 percent response rate in both 2017 and 2018 will have a comparison report to easily view what has changed over time.