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Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation. Charlotte Danielson charlotte\[email protected] Purposes of Teacher Evaluation. Quality Assurance Professional Learning. A Flawed System. Outdated, limited, evaluative criteria Few shared beliefs about good teaching

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making the most of teacher evaluation

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation

Charlotte Danielson

[email protected]

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

purposes of teacher evaluation
Purposes of Teacher Evaluation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Professional Learning

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

a flawed system
A Flawed System
  • Outdated, limited, evaluative criteria
  • Few shared beliefs about good teaching
  • Inconsistency among evaluators
  • Hierarchical, one-way communication
  • Same procedures for novices and experienced professionals
  • Limited evaluator expertise
  • Based only on classroom observation
  • Requires lots of time
  • Negative culture surrounding evaluation

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

teacher evaluation system
What

Evaluative Criteria

Levels of Performance

Weighting

Score Combining

Standard Setting

Teacher Evaluation System

How

  • Procedures
  • Instruments
  • Personnel
  • Timelines
  • Due Process

Process for Deciding

Training for Evaluators

Professional Development for Teachers

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

a blueprint for teacher evaluation
A Blueprint for Teacher Evaluation
  • Clear definition of teaching (the “what”)
  • Instruments and procedures that provide evidence of teaching (the “how”)
  • Trained evaluators who can make consistent judgments based on evidence
  • Process for teachers to understand the evaluative criteria
  • Process for making final judgment

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

hallmarks of a genuine profession
Hallmarks of a Genuine Profession
  • Knowledge base, grounded in research
  • Knowledge shared by a community of professionals
  • Professional knowledge is implemented at the intersection of theory and practice
  • Professionals exercise autonomy and judgment
  • Practice is influenced by both technical and moral judgment

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

the nature of professional learning
The Nature of Professional Learning
  • Trust
  • Self-assessment and self-directed inquiry
  • Reflection on practice
  • Collaboration and conversation
  • A community of learners

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

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Questioning and Discussion

Respect and Rapport

What is the evidence?

  • Evidence
    • Accurate and unbiased
    • Relevant
    • Representative of the total

Interpretation

Judgment

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

domain 2 the classroom environment 2a creating an environment of respect and rapport
Domain 2:The Classroom Environment2a: Creating an Environment of Respect andRapport

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

general evaluation procedures
General Evaluation Procedures
  • Observations of practice
  • Conferences
  • Samples of student work, with analysis
  • Teacher artifacts

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

the evaluation system
The Evaluation System
  • Track 1: Probationary or non-tenured teachers
  • Track 2: Experienced teachers, with continuing status
  • Track 3: Experienced teachers encountering difficulty

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

track 1 probationary teacher evaluation
Track 1: Probationary Teacher Evaluation
  • A critical decision, for both the teacher and the district
  • Should be consistent with, but separate from, the mentoring program

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

probationary teacher procedures
Probationary Teacher Procedures
  • The same each year, or progressive?
  • Observations of teaching- how many?- announced or unannounced?- conferences before and after observations- consider “extended” observations
  • Examination of artifacts- to provide evidence of skill in non-observed areas
  • Evaluation decision

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

track 2 experienced teacher evaluation
Track 2: Experienced Teacher Evaluation
  • Designed as a professional model
  • Teachers demonstrate their skill in all the evaluative criteria

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

the two presumptions
The Two Presumptions
  • The presumption of competence
  • The presumption of continuing learning

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

experienced teacher system
Experienced Teacher System
  • Multi-year cycle
  • Comprehensive evaluation- every 2-4 years
  • Self-directed professional inquiry in the “other” years

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

experienced teacher procedures comprehensive evaluation
Experienced Teacher Procedures (Comprehensive Evaluation)
  • Initial conference, if possible
  • Observations of practice
  • Artifact conference
  • Evaluation decision

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

recommended artifacts for experienced teachers
Recommended Artifacts for Experienced Teachers
  • Unit plan, including student assessment
  • Instructional artifact or assignment from the unit
  • Samples of student work, with teacher comments
  • Commentary
  • Examples of record-keeping
  • Examples of communication with families
  • Evidence of contributions to school, profession
  • Evidence of professional growth
  • Evidence of student learning

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

experienced teacher procedures self directed professional inquiry
Experienced Teacher Procedures (Self-directed Professional Inquiry)
  • Conduct self-assessment
  • Set a professional goal, with evaluator, reflecting own learning and application to practice
  • Prepare a professional growth plan
  • Work on plan, in study groups if possible
  • Participate in interim conference with evaluator
  • Participate in reflection/closure conference with evaluator
  • Share findings with colleagues

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

the instruments and procedures
The Instruments and Procedures
  • Taken together, they document all the evaluative criteria
  • They represent a “natural harvest” of a teacher’s work
  • The timelines and workload are reasonable, for teachers and evaluators
  • They promote professional learning

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

track 3 experienced teachers intensive assistance
Track 3: Experienced Teachers: Intensive Assistance
  • Signifies performance below standard: a “heads up”
  • Must determine what “triggers” in and out
  • Flexible duration
  • Designed for support and assistance
  • Customized to the situation
  • Three phases: awareness, assistance, disciplinary

Making the Most of Teacher Evaluation, Charlotte Danielson

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