Framework for Evaluation & Professional Growth(For Non-Public Schools Only)

According to state law and State Board of Education Policy, all classroom teachers must be evaluated. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Special needs teachers
  • Vocational teachers
  • Specialist area teachers (i.e., art, PE, or music teachers)
  • Library Media Specialists
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists

The State Framework for Evaluation and Professional Growth, avialable below, must be used for non-public schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How often must a teacher be evaluated?

 A teacher with an Apprentice and Professional License must be evaluated every year.

How many observations are required?

  • Apprentice Teachers, year 1 & 2: minimum of 3 observations per year with feedback and accompanying documentation.
  • Apprentice Teachers, year 3: minimum of 2 observations per year with feedback and accompanying documentation.
  • Professional Level Teachers: minimum of 2 observations.

What is the evaluation training?

No one may evaluate a teacher until he or she has been trained in the Framework for Evaluation model. The training consists of 2 days spread over several months. After Day 1 training, the evaluator may begin the evaluation process.

How do we evaluate Library Media Specialists, Counselors, School Psychologists, Social Workers, etc?

These educators are evaluated through the Special Groups Model and the Library Media Specialist Model, both of which are taught during a special half-day training.

Framework for Evaluation Manuals

  • Comprehensive Assessment Manual doc pdf
  • General Education Domains and Indicators with Measurement Statements doc pdf
  • Analysis of Unit Plan and Lesson Plan: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Appraisal Record: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Educator Information Record: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Future Growth Plan: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Observation Cover Sheet: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Observation Form: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Planning Information Record: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Reflecting Information Record: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Scoring Standards: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Self-Assessment: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Summative Report: Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
  • Cover Page: Resources doc pdf
  • Resources doc pdf
  • Library Information Specialist Manual doc pdf
  • Special Groups Manual doc pdf
  • Steps for Special Groups doc pdf
  • Steps for Library Media Specialist doc pdf
  • Steps for Comprehensive Assessment doc pdf
Last Update: July 21, 2014