The Model System is a comprehensive educator evaluation system designed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), pursuant to the educator evaluation regulation, 603 CMR 35.00. The six-part series support effective implementation of the regulations by districts and schools across the Commonwealth.
Updated in 2019, the Model System for Educator Evaluation is aligned to the 2017 regulatory amendments that removed the Student Impact Rating and added the Student Learning Indicator to the Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and Administrative Leadership ( 603 CMR 35.00 ). Together with the updated performance rubrics, the following guides for teacher, principal, and superintendent evaluation include:
Last Updated: September 18, 2020
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