ERIC Number: ED426970
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Ensuring Student Success through Teacher Evaluation.
Rossi, Gloria; Tepper, Bev
This report presents information for implementing teacher evaluation. The first section explains that the purpose of teacher evaluation is to recognize quality teaching, improve teacher performance and instruction, identify and assist teachers having difficulty, and identify incompetent teaching. Subsequent sections discuss the positive outcomes of quality teacher evaluation; types of evaluation (formative and summative); performance expectations; the professional growth process form; methods and assessments used by teachers in a formative plan; the pre-observation conference; the observation plan; the probationary teacher evaluation form; just cause for termination; legal issues for tenured teachers needing assistance; progressive discipline; an individual growth plan and what should be included in it; remediation; standards for determining incompetence; criteria for dismissal; suggested documentation system; financial aspects of dismissal; and questions and answers. Suggested resources are included. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lake Orion Community Schools, MI.