Presentation on theme: "lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj “Why” Mid-Year Conversations? Grounding in the School Leadership Framework Goals for Mid-Year Conversations Support for Mid-Year."— Presentation transcript:
lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj “Why” Mid-Year Conversations? Grounding in the School Leadership Framework Goals for Mid-Year Conversations Support for Mid-Year Conversations (see Protocol) Mini-Pilot for Professionalism Ratings Mid-year conversations and the HR decision- making timeline Mid-Year Conversations Introduction and Agenda
DPS School Leadership Framework Which indicator resonates most with you, when you think about what you will accomplish with your mid-year conversations?
lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj Goals of the Mid-year Reflect on a teacher’s progress to date using a body of evidence Support teacher growth with concrete suggestions for next steps Initial renewal and non-probationary status discussion for probationary teachers. It is recommended that principals take notes during the conversation so you gain a shared understanding of next steps and can continue the conversations at the end of the year.
lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj Review of the Body of Evidence Find Observation Data in SchoolNet Ed Development Tab Find SPS Data on the Principal Portal Landing page as of January 2013 Find Professionalism Domain rubric on the LEAP website
lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj Support for the Mid-year LEAP Mid-Year Conversation Guide Protocol, similar to the May end of year conversation from Flexible, can be used as is, or tweaked according to supervisor and teacher need Includes conversation about: 1. observation 2.student perception 3.Professionalism 4.student outcomes, including SGOs Differentiated according to teacher need – some teachers may need 20 minute check-in, others may need a longer, more explicit conversation about performance – use your best judgment to meet the needs of your teachers and manage your time
lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj Professionalism and Ratings Dec./Jan. Mid-Year Feedback on Strengths and Growth Areas during mid-year NO Ratings Jan. to April 2013 Training to norm ratings on Professionalism April/May More information about potential ratings on all LEAP measures will be coming next semester
Timeline for Conversations and HR Decisions School Leaders hold Mid-Year Conversations HR Partner, School Leader, IS/ED meet for preliminary recs for probationary teachers IS/EDs conduct observations of probationary teachers School Leaders complete required Renewal/ Non-renewal paperwork; meet with IS/ED and HR School Partner to finalize probationary teacher decisions Last day for regular observations SPS results released School Leaders submit final non-renewal/ renewal forms to HR partner Statutory deadline for informing teachers of non-renewal School Leaders hold End-of-Year Conversations
lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj Training for Mid-Year for APs and other Teacher Supervisors – WEBINAR OPPORTUNITIES DateTime Wednesday, 12/124:30 p.m. Monday 12/1710:00 a.m. Tuesday 12/187:30 a.m. Wednesday 12/197:30 a.m. Thursday 12/201:00 p.m. Register in SchoolNet Ed Development Tab PD Search Keywords: Mid Year or Mid Year Conversations Register in SchoolNet Ed Development Tab PD Search Keywords: Mid Year or Mid Year Conversations
lkfjasl;kfjal;sdkfja;lsdkfj What is it? Small pilot of 4-6 school leaders who want to provide Professionalism ratings mid-year and provide input on training plan for other school leaders What does it includes? 1. School Leader training on 12/18 from 7:30 to 9:30 2.Teacher online self-assessment in late December/early January 3.Professionalism ratings in mid-year conversations 4.Feedback to LEAP team on training plan for all school leaders next semester Contact if you are interested in being considered for this mini-pilot for Professionalism Ratings Mini-Pilot for Professionalism Ratings