Connecticut is looking to update the state teacher evaluation guidelines and is seeking teacher input. A virtual forum is coming up on November 4 from 4:00 to 5:00pm that will allow teachers to share innovative practices and strategies for educator evaluations.
If you are unable to attend the forum designated for teachers, you are welcome to attend any of the other forums being offered.
The State Department of Education is also looking for input from teachers who serve on their district’s Professional Development and Evaluation Committee (PDEC). PDEC members have until November 19 to fill out a state survey and share their opinions about teacher evaluation guidelines. If you have not yet received the survey, please check with your PDEC chair.
CEA Vice President Joslyn DeLancey sits on the Educator Evaluation and Support Council representing CEA and teachers. She says, “I’m very hopeful that superintendents and PDEC chairs in each district will make sure that all members of each PDEC will get a chance to fill out this survey. It’s essential that teachers’ suggestions and concerns are heard in order to improve educator evaluation for all of us.”