Presentation on theme: "Purpose of Evaluation Make decisions concerning continuing employment, assignment and advancement Improve services for students Appraise the educator’s."— Presentation transcript:
Purpose of Evaluation Make decisions concerning continuing employment, assignment and advancement Improve services for students Appraise the educator’s strengths and weaknesses Provide for growth and improvement Assist staff member in becoming more effective Lead to better educational services
Personnel Evaluation Process The HPEC Personnel Evaluation Process is based on the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) teacher evaluation system. The process is largely online and can be found at the following website: https://ats1.searchsoft.net/ats/emp_login?COMPANY_ID =OA001287. https://ats1.searchsoft.net/ats/emp_login?COMPANY_ID =OA001287
8 Major Steps in Process Training and Orientation Teacher Self-Assessment Fall Visits and Professional Development Plans Formal Observations Teacher Evaluation Rubrics Spring Visits and Review of Professional Development Plans Teacher Evaluation Summary
Examples Standard 1 Teachers Demonstrate Leadership In the classroom In the school Lead in the teaching profession Advocate for schools and students Demonstrate high ethical standards Standard 2 Teachers Establish a Respectful Environment for a Diverse Population Provide a positive and nurturing environment Embrace diversity Treat students as individuals Adapt your teaching Work collaboratively with families and others
Examples Standard 3 Teachers Know The Content They Teach Align instruction with state standards Know the content appropriate to your area Recognize the interconnectedness of content areas Make instruction relevant to students Standard 4 Teachers Facilitate Learning For Their Students Know your students and how they learn best and differentiate accordingly Plan appropriate instruction for your students Use a variety of instructional methods Utilize technology Help students develop critical thinking skills Help students work in teams Communicate effectively Use a variety of methods to assess what students have learned
Fall Visits and Professional Development Plans HPEC Administrators will visit with each professional staff member each fall to review the Teacher Evaluation Rubric Self Assessment and collaboratively complete the Professional Development Plan using the standards and indicators from the Teacher Evaluation Rubric.
Professional Development Plans Located on the McRel Website Select 2-3 standards and elements to be addressed Identify a goal, a list of activities, expected outcomes, resources needed and a timeline for each standard/element Visit mid-year with HPEC administrator about goal progress Save Progress allows you to return at a later date to complete Add artifacts by uploading items to the library on main page Teacher and administrator sign off on each action electronically
Formal Observations Beginning Teachers (years 1 and 2) Formal Observations will be conducted by November 1 st and by February 15 th HPEC administrator will take the lead with local building principal’s support Observe staff actively performing duties (teaching, evaluating, participating in staffings, providing inservices etc.) Teachers in years 3 and 4 and those on a 3-year rotation cycle (years 7, 10, 13, etc) Formal Observations will be conducted by February 15 th HPEC administrator will take the lead with local building principal’s support Observe staff actively performing duties (teaching, evaluating, participating in staffings, providing inservices etc.)
Spring Visits and Review of Professional Development Plans HPEC Administrators will visit with each professional staff member each spring to review the Professional Development Plan using the standards and indicators from the Teacher Evaluation Rubric. At this time, professional staff will share any artifacts they have included throughout the year to demonstrate accomplishment of items on their Professional Development Plans.
Teacher Evaluation Summary HPEC administrator will conference with the teacher Discuss self-assessment, the teacher’s most recent Professional Development Plan, the components of McRel’s Teacher Evaluation System during the year, the classroom observation and artifacts submitted during the evaluation HPEC administrator will complete the Teacher Summary Form and share with the teacher
Roles in the Evaluation Process Staff Member Be an active participant in the conference. Gather data, artifacts, and/or evidence to support performance Develop and implement strategies to improve personal performance/attain goals Meet with HPEC admin to review all process by due dates Administrator Supervise the process and ensure that all steps are conducted according to McREL’s Teacher Evaluation System both in terms of quality and appropriate time frames Identify the teacher’s strengths and areas for improvement and make recommendations for improving performance. Collaboratively work with building administrators