a national sponsor of the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign, a multi-year campaign to raise public awareness, reduce rates of preterm birth and increase research to learn more about the causes of prematurity
the rationale for the attributes and domains covered by the teacher evaluation. Foundations can include teacher duties and professional responsibilities, research on teaching, governmental policies, professional expertise, and theories of teaching and learning. Through descriptive or prescriptive analysis, foundations become the basis upon which the domains to be covered by the evaluation are determined and the elements, indicators, and descriptors are identified. This approach will help ensure that the criteria reflect the school's and district's missions and policies. See Criterion, Model.