The resources below were shared with districts at the Fall information session.
Establishing Foundations for Action PowerPoint
View the Analogy on the Value-Added Resource Center (VARC) website for one description of the term “value-added,” which is used in the evaluation legislation.
Best Practice Documents Referenced During Workshop
The New Teacher Project is a national nonprofit committed to ending the injustice of educational inequality. Read Teacher Evaluation 2.0 on the New Teacher Project website.
TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement have written several reports on teacher evaluation. Find More than Measurement: The TAP System’s Lessons Learned for Designing Better Teacher Evaluation Systems on the TAP website.
The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education shared their report. Find Creating a Comprehensive System for Evaluating and Supporting Effective Teaching on the Stanford policy web page.
The National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality has an extensive library of resources for educator evaluation. We shared three documents from the TQ Source website during the fall information sessions:
• Measuring Teachers’ Contributions to Student Learning Growth for Nontested Grades and Subjects.
• Communication Framework for Measuring Teacher Quality and Effectiveness: Bringing Coherence to the Conversation.
• A Practical Guide to Designing Comprehensive Principal Evaluation Systems.
New Leaders for New Schools is a national nonprofit that develops transformational school leaders and designs effective leadership policies and practices for school systems across the country. Read Evaluating Principals: Balancing Accountability with Professional Growth on the New Leaders for New Schools website.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) partnered with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) to develop research-based framework that will serve to shape policy around effective principal evaluations. Read Rethinking Principal Evaluation: A New Paradigm Informed by Research and Practice on the NASSP website.