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Performance Review 101 A Guide to the Alaska Teacher Performance Review 1.

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1 Performance Review 101 A Guide to the Alaska Teacher Performance Review 1

2 Who is required to pass the performance review requirement? Teachers whose Initial certification became valid on September 1, 2006 or later must meet the performance review requirement. Timeline Submit two performance reviews within two years from issue date of Initial certificate Pass two performance reviews within three years from issue date of Initial certificate 2

3 Who can elect to use the performance review requirement? Teachers who wish to Move to Master certification Renew Master certification Earn highly qualified status (HOUSSE) Earn Public Recognition 3

4 Passing the Performance Review Requirement Initial to Professional, HOUSSE, & Public Recognition Complete two performance reviews with a proficient score of 2 or above on each performance standard Master Complete two performance reviews with an advanced score of 3 or above on each performance standard 4

5 What is the Alaska Teacher Performance Review? Based on Alaskas Teacher Performance Standards Each performance review consists of : One 45-minute videotape of classroom instruction Supporting Documentation which sets the context for the instruction presented on the videotape 5

6 The Performance Standards Planning and Preparation Draws from a wide repertoire of strategies, including the use of technology, when appropriate Organizes instruction based on characteristics of students and the goals of the lesson 6

7 The Performance Standards Environment for Learning: Communicates high expectations and clear standards for students Manages the classroom to maintain an engaging, inclusive, and safe learning community in which all students can learn 7

8 The Performance Standards Implementation of Instruction: Uses instructional strategies and resources appropriate to the individual and specific needs of students Uses knowledge of the content area including its tools of inquiry and central concepts 8

9 The Performance Standards Implementation of Instruction: Applies strategies to assess students learning Connects instruction to other content areas and practical situations 9

10 Supporting Documentation Part I : General Classroom Information Grade level Subject area Student information Classroom environment 10

11 Supporting Documentation Part II: Classroom Layout 11

12 Supporting Documentation Part III: Information About Instruction Seen on the Videotape Content or performance standards or grade level expectations (GLEs) Academic and behavioral expectations Strategies, materials and resources Assessments Pre- and post- teaching Sequencing Classroom rules, procedures, and routines Connections to other content areas and practical situations Other factors impacting instruction 12

13 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 1 Download the Alaska Teacher Performance Review Handbook and Scoring Guide: /teachercertification/ 13

14 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 2 Read the Alaska Teacher Performance Review Handbook and Scoring Guide General Guidelines Video Requirements & Suggestions Terms Used Frequently Asked Questions Scoring Guide Application Cover & Checklist Supporting Documentation 14

15 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 3 Gather the Video & Audio Equipment Determine the best location for the equipment in your classroom Consider recruiting a camera operator Increase the comfort level of you and your students by videotaping your class prior to the actual performance review 15

16 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 4 Select Lesson Evidence of standards-based instruction Evidence of Alaska Teacher Performance Standards Step 5 Begin preparation of Supporting Documentation Part I Part II Part III, Questions 1 – 8 16

17 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 6 Videotape Lesson Videotape must be 45 minutes of uninterrupted instruction Edited tapes will not be scored Tapes less than 45 minutes in length will not be scored 17

18 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 7 Complete Supporting Documentation Part III, Questions 9 – 13 Step 8 Review Supporting Documentation and video Do they match ? Do they provide ample evidence of the Alaska teacher performance standards? 18

19 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 9 Complete unfinished items on checklist Application cover page with signatures Copy of photo ID Label, rewind, and lock videotape Include $25, if applicable Securely package videotape and documents. Damaged videotapes will not be scored Make a copy of all documents & the videotape Use a tracking slip when you mail your performance review, so you can verify delivery to Teacher Certification 19

20 Preparing & Submitting a Performance Review Step 10 Send your performance review to: Teacher Certification Alaska Department of Education & Early Development 801 West 10 th Street, Suite 200 P.O. Box Juneau, AK A complete performance review includes: application cover sheet, ID page, supporting documentation, videotape, performance review checklist and applicable fees. 20

21 What happens next? Your performance review will be scored by trained reviewers who are classroom teachers from rural & urban Alaska When the review is complete, you will be notified via & USPS of your scores. (If your address changes, please notify Teacher Certification at 21

22 What happens to my performance review? Your videotape will be returned 90 days after you receive notification of your scores. Your documentation will not be return. A copy of your scores and your documentation will become part of your certification file. 22

23 What happens if I do not score proficient on a submitted performance review? You may submit as many performance reviews as necessary to satisfy the performance review requirement. If your Initial certification date is September 1, 2006, or later and you do not satisfy the performance review requirement, you will not be eligible for Professional certification. 23

24 Need more Information? Contact Teacher Certification: Or, you can read all about the performance review at: 24


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