MERC Publications

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Date of Submission

November 2023


Research shows that teacher induction programs can be effective as measured by a number of outcomes. However, research also shows that teacher induction programs vary greatly from one district to another. Furthermore, there is no research that examines teacher induction programs with respect to costs and benefits. Educational leaders and stakeholders do not need to wait on formal institutional research to do such an economic evaluation.

This how-to guide, in combination with a comprehensive report, the Teacher Induction Program Cost Matrix and the Teacher Induction Program Benefit-Cost Workbook, comprises a toolkit designed to allow school and district leaders to conduct an economic evaluation of their teacher induction program.

Recommended Citation

Becker, J., Tedona, E., & Togna, M. (2023). Economic Evaluation of Teacher Induction Programs: A Toolkit How-to Guide. Richmond, VA: Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium.

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VCU MERC Publications



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