Mohawk Jr-Sr High School PSSA/PVAAS. 2012. Act 82 – New Teacher Evaluation Law. Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, fifty percent (50%) of the evaluation of classroom teachers shall be based on:
Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, fifty percent (50%) of the evaluation of classroom teachers shall be based on:
(A) Planning and preparation.
(B) Classroom environment.
(D) Professional responsibilities.
Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, nonteaching professional employes shall be evaluated using a rating tool designed specifically for nonteaching professional employes based on:
Planning and preparation.
Delivery of service.
Student performance of all students in the school building in which the nonteaching professional employe is employed which shall comprise twenty per centum (20%) of the overall rating of nonteaching professional employes
2. For classroom teachers, 50% of the overall rating of ashall be based upon multiple measures of student achievement. This ½ of the evaluation is divided into 3 parts:
Fifteen per centum (15%) teacher specific data including, but not limited to, student achievement attributable to a specific teacher as measured by all of the following:
Twenty per centum (20%) elective data including measures of student achievement that are locally developed and selected by the school district from an approved list, including, but not limited to, the following:
No later than June 30, 2013, the department shall develop a rating tool that includes the weights given to the multiple measures of student performance
An overall performance rating of "needs improvement" shall be considered satisfactory, except…
Reduce nonproficent students by 10%
Ex. 100 students 80% Proficient 20% Nonproficient
If target is 90%,
need 10 more students to become proficient
For safe harbor,
need to reduce the nonproficientby 10%
10% of 20 = 2 students
Using Safe Harbor, what % proficient must the HS meet in Reading? Math?
Economically Disadvantaged Subgroup
What % proficient for Reading? What % proficient for Math?
Student Achievement – Where are we?
Achievement is absolute – what percentage of your students are proficient?
The alternative path to achievement:
Progress = Growth = Value-added Measurements
If your building/students did not meet the AYP target, did they display one year of growth?
Under Grades tab, select the grade level the student was in last year.
Under the Projections tab, select the grade level the student is in this year, select the Subject, and the projection for Proficient.
For students now in Grades 9, select Grade 11 subjects for Proficient.
Subgroups can be selected for further analysis (special ed, economically disadvantaged)
In this chart, 83% of this year’s 7th grade is predicted to be proficient if they receive one year of growth.
Clicking on the underlined numbers will bring up the names of students in each category.