Ellen Behrstock Sherratt is a senior research and policy analyst on AIR’s educator quality team. Dr. Sherratt has authored or coauthored numerous articles, briefs and reports on teacher and principal quality and is co-author of two books, Everyone at the Table: Engaging Teachers in Evaluation Reform and Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders, both published by Jossey-Bass.
Dr. Sherratt has presented on teacher compensation and incentives, Generation Y teachers, human capital management, and equitable teacher distribution. She led the development of the Educator Talent Management Framework – a 200+ page outline of the research-based human capital management strategies to help districts and states to think strategically and comprehensively about addressing and aligning their various teacher and leader effectiveness policies and practices (e.g., compensation, evaluation, professional development, recruitment, etc.).
Her technical assistance to states includes work with the Ohio Department of Education, a collaborative of New England states, the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Illinois Performance Evaluation Advisory Committee, the Florida Department of Education, and the Massachusetts Department of Education. She also has supported teacher effectiveness work at the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.