The State Board of Education has adopted new teacher evaluation guidelines that allow districts to move away from ratings, SLOs, and standardized indicators.
To ensure districts move to an evaluation plan that truly helps educators grow, teacher representatives to professional development and evaluation committees (PDECs) need to speak up and advocate for themselves and their colleagues.
On the latest episode of CEA’s podcast, Two T’s in a Pod, CEA President Kate Dias and Vice President Joslyn DeLancey talk with CEA Teacher Development Specialist Kate Field about changes to teacher evaluation and what local association members need to do to ensure their district gets evaluation right.
“There’s the potential for teacher evaluation to be completely different going forward,” Field says. “The extent to which that happens depends on how empowered teachers are to shape the vision of what this could be. District PDECs now have a lot of freedom to create a system that fits their teachers and serves their students.”
Click here and look to the right side of the page to check out the new evaluation guidelines, CEA’s implementation guide, and CEA’s model teacher evaluation plan.
Listen to the full conversation on teacher evaluation below or wherever you get your podcasts.