What goes into the effectiveness rating? 15% Qualitative Measure 50% Growth Measure 35% Other Achievement Measure8/15/11 2
Effectiveness Ratings Evaluations will differentiate teachers and principals into five effectiveness groups: 5 4 3 2 18/15/11 3
35% Growth Measures TVAAS Scores when available 1. Pre-kindergarten-Grade 3 2. Fine Arts Groups of 8 –12 educators in each 3. Computer Technology of the non‐tested subject and 4. Educators with Caseloads grade groupings met to 5. Librarian/Media Specialist recommend measures. 6. Physical Education/Health/Wellness 7. Career Technical Education The DOE and a technical advisory 8. World Languages group of state and national 9. English Language Learners experts have reviewed the 10. Special Education recommended measures. 11. High School Courses in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies Districts will receive guidance on without State Tests the 2011-12 measures beginning 12. Academic Interventionists on August 23.8/15/11 4
15% Other Achievement Measures To develop options for the 15% achievement portion of the teacher evaluation, the Teacher Evaluation Advisory Committee (TEAC) recommended a menu of options for State Board approval from which teachers may choose, in cooperation with their administrator, for use in their evaluation. The chosen measures should reflect the educator’s primary responsibility as directly as possible. Measures are under review currently for appropriateness and scalability. Districts will receive guidance for 2011-2012 on beginning on August 23. • ACT/SAT Assessments • Graduation Rate/CTE Concentrator • School-wide or Individual TVAAS Graduation Rate • National/State Used Available • Completion/Success in Advanced Assessments Coursework • AP/IB/NIC Assessments • 9th Grade Retention/Promotion • Postsecondary Matriculation • Other Measures Approved by State8/15/11 Board 5
State Board Policy Guidelines for 50% Qualitative Component The qualitative instrument must address four domains: Instruction, Planning, Environment, and Professionalism Observation rubric shared and available to all teachers; teachers should be trained Feedback from observation visits provided within one week Minimum of 4 observations for professional teachers (based on license level) Minimum of 6 observations for apprentice teachers (based on license level)8/15/11 6
Selection of the TAP Rubric for the Tennessee Educator Acceleration Model Research – Over a decade of research and refinement, with large-scale implementations – Research has shown positive correlation between TAP rubric ratings and student growth. – TN CRED survey results have been positive. Resources – TAP Training Portal with extensive videos and other instructional resources – TAP has capacity to train all observers and evaluators; not train-the-trainer – TAP able to administer certification tests for all observers Meaningful, but Manageable – Fewer indicators – Less paperwork8/15/11 7
Putting It All Together Educator Observation Reports – 50% Tennessee Web- Teacher Effectiveness Growth based Educator Rating Measure – Evaluation Data (1-5) 35% System Other Achievement Measure– 15%8/15/11 9
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