Chapter 2 develops the conceptual foundation for a system of teacher evalu ation and professional growth using portfolios. However, as the old adage goes, the devil is in the details. As w ith any initiative in an organizational setting, you must grapple with, and overcome, the logistical issues that can turn a conceptu ally valid idea into an unrealized or counterproductive flop. In this chapter, we intend to help teachers and administrators avoid that fate. Specifically, we an swer these two questions:
1. W hat practical tips w ill help teachers assemble and sustain portfo lios?