Measure A Growth Targets Student growth targets are determined based on the average growth made by “similar” students over the past three years of state testing data. Similar students are defined as those who had: Similar fall DCAS instructional scores; and The same grade and subject; and The same SWD, ELL, SWD/ELL designation Students have two opportunities in the spring to take the DCAS. The DCAS vendor, American Institutes for Research (AIR), uses the higher of the two scores for those students. *Student Growth Targets will be provided by the DDOE.
Measure B and C Growth Targets How will Measure B and Measure C Growth Targets be set? Based on professional conversations between the administrator and educator Agree upon measures used Agree upon a “satisfactory” target and an “exceeds” target Growth Targets will not be provided by the DDOE.
Process Step 1: Self Reflection and Educator Group Selection Step 2: Roster Identification and Measure(s) Selection Step 3: Analysis, Target/Goal Setting, Fall Conference Step 4: Observation(s), Formative Feedback, Spring Conference Step 5: Summative Evaluation
Step 1: Self Reflection and Educator Group Selection Educator Group is determined Group I, Group II, or Group III www.doe.k12.de.us
Step 2: Roster Identification and Measures Selection Approval Group I and II educators are required to conduct a Roster Identification Teacher of Record (TOR) must be determined for Group I educators to ensure valid class rosters. Group II teachers will work with their administrators to develop student rosters. Approval of selected Measure(s) Evaluators/Administrators have final approval of measure(s)
Step 3: Fall Conference Educators can set targets by employing techniques such as: S.M.A.R.T. Goals Specific Measureable Appropriate Realistic Time-bound Educators set targets based on: Analysis of pre-test results School success/improvement plans Professional Goals Standards that a student is expected to master
Step 4: Spring Conference Educator and evaluator gather evidence of practice and progress toward goals, to include: Student performance data Measures of student learning Observation(s) Professional growth outcomes Any artifact or evidence related to performance Spring Conference
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