Certified Staff Evaluation Directions

 
Formative Evaluation for Tenured Years 1 and 2
 
Formative evaluation is conducted for the development or improvement of a teacher's performance and is focused on enhancing student achievement.  In addition, the purpose of the formative evaluation is to validate or ensure the district goals are being addressed.
 

1.       At the beginning of the year a meeting is established with all Year 1 and 2 staff to distribute the Teacher Standards, the Professional Growth Goal form, and the Standards/Indicators Running Record.  At this time the process is reviewed for goal sharing, collecting evidence of work toward goals and standards-based growth.

a)      Administrators will collect the completed Professional Growth Form by the 3rd Friday of September.

b)      A goal conference between the teacher and administrator is scheduled and held by the last Friday of October.

c)       The end-of-year goal conference between the teacher and administrator is held by the first Friday of June.

2.       In the initial goal setting process the teacher establishes a minimum of one individual goal for each of the six Teacher Standards (also a principal-directed goal and/or a team-based goal may be established).

a)      The indicator under the standard is identified. (ex.1.1)

b)      The goal is stated under Action Plan.

c)       The goal’s measurement is stated under Measurable Results.

d)      The completed form is submitted to the supervisor/administrator no later than the 3rd Friday of September.

e)      The goals are set in the Initial Goals Conference with the principal and reviewed/revised in the spring of the school year.

f)       Once goals have been established, the teacher will review and revise the goals on a yearly basis.

3.       Administrator monitors teacher’s progress toward Teacher Standards-based goals by doing a minimum of three classroom visits and/or observations in other venues to give feedback on professional goals and teacher performance.  Documentation of and teacher response to observation(s) are recorded on the Standards/Indicator Running Record and shared with the teacher.

4.       At the end of each school year, a conference with the teacher is held to discuss progress toward meeting each goal.

a)      Goals may be amended based on teacher/principal reflection and discussion.

b)      Preliminary goals are established for the next year’s evaluation.

Summative Evaluation for Non-tenured and Year 3 Tenured

Summative evaluation provides information on the teacher’s efficacy – ability to achieve the intended outcome of the planned instruction.

1.       At the beginning of the school year a meeting is held with all Year 1 and 2 staff to distribute the Teacher Standards, the Professional Goal form, the Pre-Observation form, the Standards/Indicators Running Record and the Summative Evaluation.  At this time process is reviewed for goal sharing, collecting evidence of work toward goals and standards-based growth.

a)      Administrators will collect the completed Professional Growth Goal form by the 3rd Friday of September

b)      A goal conference between the teacher and administrator is scheduled and held by the last Friday of October.

c)       The end-of-year goal conference between the teacher and administrator is held by the first Friday of June.

d)      Evaluations and conferences must be completed according to the timeline provision of the CBA.

2.       In the initial goal setting process the teacher established a minimum of one individual goal for each of the six Teacher Standards (also a principal-directed goal and/or team-based goal may be established).

a)      The indicator under the standard is identified. (ex 1.1)

b)      The goal is stated under Action Plan.

c)       The goal’s measurement is stated under Measurable Results.

d)      The completed form is submitted to the supervisor/administrator no later than the 3rd Friday of September.

e)      The goals are set in the Initial Goals Conference with the principal and reviewed/revised in the spring of the school year.

f)       Once the goals have been established, the teacher will review and revise the goals on a yearly basis.

3.       Steps in the process include:

a)      Observation dates are established.

1)      Pre-observation form is completed by teacher.

2)      Pore-observation conference is held (A minimum of one pre-observation conference is held.)

                                                                     i.            To clarify goals and context for lesson.

                                                                   ii.            To determine the evidence/documentation of student achievement within the lesson.

                                                                  iii.            To discuss the teaching and management strategies that will be used.

                                                                 iv.            To identify the focus for data collection.

b)      Observations are conducted and the administrator’s observations are documented on Standards/Indicators Running Record.

c)       A post conference is held within 10 working days of the formal observation.  (See the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 6.1)  The following should be discussed:

1)      Using the Standards/Indicators Running Record.

                                                                     i.            Summarize impressions of the lessons.

                                                                   ii.            Recall data to support those impressions.

                                                                  iii.            Analyze the observation data.

                                                                 iv.            Synthesize the data/artifact(s) and decide the next steps.

                                                                   v.            Reflect upon the process and purpose refinements

2)      The teacher will date and initial the Standards/Indicators Running Record and be given a copy.

 

4.       After all observations, the Summative Evaluation is prepared and shared with teacher, including a review of the teacher’s professional goals and preliminary goals for the next year.

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