3 Instructional Services Organizational Chart Regina HillisDiana MadridRavae ShaefferCareer Tech Ed (CTE)Response to Intervention (RTI)Gifted/Talented (GT)TEKS Resource SystemTitle II (TPTR)ESL/BilingualEnglish Language Arts and Reading (ELAR)Social StudiesTitle IIIScience Technology Engineering & Math (STEM)MathScienceCounselor ServicesCCRSComponent Director:Janna Poth
5 Mentoring Highlights Reflecting on the year House Bill 2012 – Mentoring SurveyOverview of programsScaffolded Solutions - Training & Online SupportTxBESS - TrainingPACT – OnlineSuccess storiesClose eyes and listen to questionsContact Jayme Presley -
7 Texas Administrator and Teacher Appraisal System Updates By: Shannon AllenAdministrative SpecialistEducation Service Center – Region 20
8 New Teacher and Administrator Performance Standards Available for public comment last month on TEA website under Commissioner’s Rules.Feedback was positive. (Hard copy available for Teacher Standards)New standards will inform educator and administrator preparation programs.New standards will inform the development of a state mentorship program.
9 Domain I Instructional Planning and Delivery Teachers demonstrate their understanding of instructional planning and delivery by providing standards- based, data-driven, differentiated instruction that engages students, makes appropriate use of technology, and makes learning relevant for today’s learners.
10 Domain II Knowledge of Students and Student Learning Teachers work to ensure high levels of learning, social-emotional development, and achievement outcomes for all students, taking into consideration each student’s educational and developmental backgrounds and focusing on each student’s needs.
11 Domain III Content and Knowledge Expertise Teachers exhibit a comprehensive understanding of their content, discipline, and related pedagogy as demonstrated through the quality of the design and execution of lesson plans and their ability to match objectives and activities to relevant state standards, such as Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills and College and Career Readiness Standards.
12 Domain IV Learning Environment Teachers interact in respectful ways with students at all times, maintaining a physically and emotionally safe, supportive learning environment that is characterized by effective routines, clear expectations for student behavior, and systems of organization that maximize student learning.
13 Domain V Data-Driven Practice Teachers use formal and informal methods to assess student growth aligned to instructional goals and course objectives and regularly review and analyze multiple sources of data to measure student progress and adjust instructional strategies and content delivery as needed.
14 Domain VI Professional Practice and Responsibility Teachers consistently hold themselves to a high standard for individual development, pursue leadership opportunities, collaborate with other educational professionals, communicate regularly with stakeholders, maintain professional relationships, comply with all campus and school district policies, and conduct themselves ethically and with integrity.
15 The Appraisal System Recommendations A steering committee is drafting the instrument in the next 2-3 months.Summative Evaluation format will be aligned with the Commissioner’s vision, Student Growth Measures, and a Teacher-Self Report.Present to USDE in May 2014 with detailed plans on implementation and deployment.
16 Pilot Districts65 Pilot districts across the state. (At least 2 per ESC)Pilot district will be trained on New Appraisal Systems in Summer 2014 with full implementation during school yearRegion 20’s Pilot Districts are:Southwest ISDJubilee Charter Schools
17 Training InformationOutside contactor will be selected to develop the training for both appraisal systems. (Administrators and Teachers)The contractor will train ESC staff and assist with training deployment with pilot districts.2 day appraiser training for both systems.Equals 4 days of training per district or charter school.Training in print and digital format.Teacher orientation will be available online and easily deployed for district use.
18 What about ILD? A pre-requisite course will continue to be required. ILD will be updated to a newer version beginning Summer 2015.Contents and structure of the course have not been determined.
19 Timeline Early 2014 Pilot districts identified. Steering Committee develops evaluation instruments and scoring measures.TEA communication regarding training schedule for Pilot districts.Late Spring 2014Finalize guidelines for new appraisal system to submit to USDESummer 2014Train Pilot DistrictsESC Trainer AcademiesFall 2014Roll out of new appraisal system for Pilot DistrictsWinterBegin Train-the-Trainer sessions for statewide rollout with ESC staff and contracted support.Spring 2015Update on revisions to appraisal system based on pilot district feedbackSummer 2015Statewide training to all participating districts and charter schools
20 http://txcc.sedl.org/our_work/tx_educator_evaluation/index. php TEA CommunicationDistricts and Charters will begin receiving letters via“To the Administrator Addressed”All updated information will be posted on the following website:php
21 Region 20 – Point of Contact ESC-Region 20 Shannon Allen Administrative Specialist – School Leadership (210)
22 Did you know? Graduation Plans Somerset ISD firstname.lastname@example.org
23 Prep Course Development Alamo Colleges HB 5 College Prep CourseUpdatesPrep Course DevelopmentAlamo Colleges
24 Alamo Colleges Contacts Ruth Ann Dalrymple Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Partnerships OfficeLisa Alcorta, Ph.D.Director of Academic Student SuccessOfficeFax
25 Accountability Overview Cheri HendrickAccountability and Assessment Specialist School Support Team
27 Accountability Development Materials 2014 Development UpdatesTEA websiteA-Z Index2014 AccountabilityAccountability Development Materials
28 Performance Index Framework For 2014 and beyond, a framework of four Performance Indexes will include a broad set of measures that provide a comprehensive evaluation of the entire campus or district.Student AchievementIndex IAccountability SystemStudent AchievementIndex IStudent ProgressIndex 2Closing Performance GapsIndex 3Postsecondary ReadinessIndex 4Postsecondary ReadinessIndex 4Student ProgressIndex 2Closing Performance GapsIndex 32013 was a transition year, where each index was looked at individually.
29 2013 Accountability Reports Region 20 Index 1, 3 & System Safeguards2014 Index 42014 Index 3
30 2014 Index 1: Student Achievement Index 1 Student Achievement provides an overview of student performance based on satisfactory student achievement across all subjects for all students.Subjects: Combined over Reading, Mathematics, Writing, Science, and Social Studies.Student Groups: All Students onlyPerformance Standards: Phase-in 1 Level II (Satisfactory)*STAAR EOC Assessments: Algebra I, Biology, English I, English II, U.S. History* The commissioner has proposed to stay at Phase-in 1 Level II for
31 2014 Index 2: Student Progress Index 2: Student Progress focuses on actual student growth independent of overall achievement levels for each race/ethnicity student group, students with disabilities, and English language learners.By Subject Area: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing for available gradesSmall Numbers analysis will be used in 201410 groups: All Students, seven ethnic groups, Students with Disabilities and English Language LearnersCredit based on weighted performance:One point credit given for each percentage of students at the Met growth expectations level.Two point credit given for each percentage of students at the Exceeded growth expectations level.Additional Progress Measures Included in 2014: STAAR-Modified, STAAR- Alternate, English Language Learner (ELL) Progress Measure & other enhancements to be announced
32 2014 Index 2: Student Progress How is Growth Defined?Previous YearCurrent YearRecommendedLevel 2Expected GrowthScale Score
33 2014 Index 2: Student Progress* Let’s look at an example*We know there will be some changes with English I and II due to the new combined test
34 How did the come up with 32 points? 2014 Index 2: Student Progress*How did the come up with 32 points?Grade 4Grade 51582STAAR Reading English1550Expected Growth:32 Points1582= 32Level 2 RecommendedLevel 2 Recommended
35 STAAR Reading English Example 2014 Index 2: Student Progress*STAAR Reading English ExampleGrade 4Grade 5Expected Growth: 32 PointsMet Growth16861684Level 3Not MetMet Growth1450150514501458Level 2 Phase-In 1Met Growth12811324
36 2013/2014 Index 2: Student Progress STAAR Modified Progress Measure posted on TEA’s website October 1, 2013 Calculating Progress Measure page 5
37 2013/2014 Index 2: Student Progress STAAR Alternate Progress Measure posted on TEA’s websiteOctober 1, 2013 STAAR Progress MeasureQuestions and Answers #13
38 ELL Progress Measure Conceptual Model SatisfactoryModel illustrating the basic idea of the ELL Progress Measure
39 2013/2014 Index 2: Student Progress English Language Learner (ELL) Progress Measure posted on TEA’s website October 22, 2013 STAAR Progress Measure ELL Progress Measure
40 2014 Index 3: Closing Performance Gaps Index 3: Closing Performance Gaps emphasizes advanced academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students and the two lowest performing race/ethnicity student groups.By Subject Area: Reading, Mathematics, Writing, Science, and Social Studies.Student GroupsSocioeconomic: Economically DisadvantagedLowest Performing Race/Ethnicity: The two lowest performing race/ ethnicity student groups on the campus or districtBased on 2013 assessment results that were reported on 2013 Index 1: Student Achievement Data Table All Subjects released on August 8, 2013Credit based on STAAR weighted performance:Phase-in 1 Level II satisfactory performance One point for each percentage of students at the phase-in 1 Level II satisfactory performance standard.Level III advanced performance Two points for each percentage of students at the Level III advanced performance standard.
41 2014 Index 4: Postsecondary Readiness Index 4: Postsecondary Readiness emphasizes the importance for students to receive a high school diploma that provides them with the foundation necessary for success in college, the workforce, job training programs, or the military; and the role of elementary and middle schools in preparing students for high school.Graduation Score: Combined performance across the graduation and dropout rates forGrade 9-12 Four-Year Graduation Rate for All Students and all student groupsORGrade 9-12 Five-Year Graduation Rate for All Students and all student groups, whichever contributes the higher number of points to the index.RHSP/DAP Graduates for All Students and seven race/ethnicity student groupsTexas Success Initiative (TSI) college readiness benchmarksNumber of students who earn postsecondary credit required for the foundation high school program, an associate’s degree, or an industry certification.*STAAR Score: STAAR Percent Met FINAL Level II on One or More Tests for All Students and seven race/ethnicity student groupsElementary/Middle Schools will only have FINAL level II
42 2013 System Safeguards 2014 Targets TBD Systems safeguards are designed to evaluate the disaggregated performance results of the state accountability system to ensure that poor performance in one area or one student group is not masked in the performance index. [Federal lens]IndicatorAllAfrican Amer.Amer. IndianAsianHispanicPacific IslanderWhiteTwo or MoreEco.Disadv.ELLSpecial Ed.Performance RatesReading50%MathematicsWritingScienceSocial StudiesParticipation Rates95%Federal Graduation Rates (including improvement targets)4-year78%5-year83%District Limits on Use of Alternative Assessment ResultsModified2%Not ApplicableAlternate1%5 x 11 = 552 x 11 = 221 x 11 = 112014 Targets To Be DeterminedDistrict only 1 IndicatorsPerformance rates for system safeguards are calculated from the assessment results used to calculate performance rates in Index 1.Campus=88District =89
43 2014 Accountability Ratings and Designations (Districts and Campuses)Distinction DesignationsMet StandardPostsecondary Readiness(Campuses Only)Top 25%: Student Progressand/orTop 25%: Closing Achievement GapsAcademic Achievement: Reading/ELAAcademic Achievement: MathematicsAcademic Achievement: ScienceAcademic Achievement: Social StudiesMet Alternative Standard(assigned to charter operators and alternative education campuses (AECs) evaluated under alternative education provisions)N/AImprovement RequiredIndex 2Index 32014 will include SAT and ACT as well as new indicators on:Grade 10 (PSAT and PLAN) and Grade 11 (PSAT) Participation. PSAT Grade 10 and Grade 11 Performance Indicators: ELA and Mathematics. PLAN Grade 10 Performance Indicators: English and Mathematics.
44 Campus Designation Reports Index 2Student ProgressIndex 3Closing Performance Gaps
46 2014 Performance Index Targets The 2014 Index targets will be finalized in spring 2014 by the commissioner based on the recommendations from accountability advisory groups.Performance IndexCampusesDistrictsIndex 1: Student AchievementTBDIndex 2: Student ProgressHigh Schools: TBDMiddle Schools: TBDElem. Schools: TBDIndex 3: Closing Performance GapsIndex 4: Postsecondary Readiness
47 Accountability and Assessment Specialist Cheri HendrickAccountability and Assessment SpecialistSchool Support Team(210)