Presentation on theme: "Current Efforts in Developing Principal Performance Evaluation Frameworks in Illinois Gail Fahey, DuPage ROE Diane Rutledge, LUDA."— Presentation transcript:
Current Efforts in Developing Principal Performance Evaluation Frameworks in Illinois Gail Fahey, DuPage ROE Diane Rutledge, LUDA
Parallel Efforts Fall of 2009 IPA, IASA, LUDA, and ISBE came together to develop a model for principal performance evaluation for the state as a response to a need identified by principals. DuPage ROE Leadership Steering Committee October 2009 request to monitor ISBE efforts for Rt3 application impacting principal and teacher evaluation requirements.
DuPage Charge Purpose-February 2010 To provide DuPage school districts with a revised ROE principal evaluation tool and a Performance Evaluation Reform Act PERA (PA96-0861) compliant framework which can be adopted/adapted for local district use by April 1, 2011. The goal is to create a comprehensive, robust framework which also addresses the requisite training on the instruments and process using traditional and web-based delivery systems as appropriate.
IPA/IASA/LUDA/ISBE To develop a statewide principal evaluation process and identify exemplary tools, aligned with Illinois Learning Standards, and Race to the Top criteria.
Organization DuPage Leadership Steering Committee two stage process 2007 PA 1039 and 2010 PA 0861 (PERA) Membership Membership Framework Framework Tool Resources IPA requested a statewide consistent model from IASA with consultation from LUDA and participation with ISBE
Parallel Efforts with Common Approaches Representative work groups Accessed IL-SAELP resources Reviewed exemplary statewide frameworks including: Ohio, Iowa, Delaware, North Carolina, Connecticut Reviewed various evaluation instruments Utilized nationally-recognized consultants – Marzano, Murphy, Reeves, Ed Iwanicki Utilized local resource-Learning Point
Essential Elements Student learning-centered Capacity of principal to effect change for improvement Focused on school improvement Process, not an event; formative and summative measures Aligned with district and school goals Informs professional development
More Essential Elements Self-Assessment and Reflection Adds value to principals professional life Could include 360 Evidence of attainment Use of data Based on 2008 ISLCC standards Fair and ethical Flexible; context driven capacity Training of principals evaluator
The Performance Evaluation Reform Act of 2010 Evaluated in writing at least once every school year as in PA1039 but now 3/1 Take into consideration the principals specific duties, responsibilities, management, and competence as a principal Specify strengths and weaknesses with supporting reasons Ratings of excellent, proficient, needs improvement, and unsatisfactory
PERA cont. Provide for the use of data and indicators on student growth as a significant factor in rating the principals performance. Align with researched based standards and professional competencies Provide for an evaluator training program for supt. or designee
Next Steps DuPage ROE-maintain principal evaluation revision committee in place, provide them with PEAC updates, and continue with project TBD. LUDA/IPA/IASA/ISBE - review and react to final draft of work group and hand-off Principal Evaluation Advisory Council will have these two documents to form foundation for their work.