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Educator Evaluation

Implementation Resources

Calibration Training

  • Evaluator Calibration
    Videos, tools, and resources to support groups of educators in developing a shared understanding of high-quality, standards-aligned instructional practice and feedback.

TEEM Videos: Transforming Educator Evaluation in Massachusetts

  • TEEM Videos: Transforming Educator Evaluation in Massachusetts
    The TEEM Videos provide schools and districts with concrete examples of transformative evaluation systems across a diverse set of MA districts. Videos highlight aspects of the 5-Step Evaluation Cycle, as well as innovative District Systems that support effective evaluation implementation.

Guidebook for Inclusive Practice

  • Guidebook for Inclusive Practices
    Created by Massachusetts educators, this Guidebook includes tools for districts, schools, and educators that are aligned to the MA Educator Evaluation Framework and promote evidence-based best practices for inclusion following the principles of Universal Design for Learning, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, and Social and Emotional Learning.

Superintendent Evaluation Resources

Evaluator Resources


Protocol templates:

Evidence Collection

  • Evidence Collection Toolkit
    Designed to support districts to establish clear and consistent expectations for evidence collection and promote a meaningful process for the collection, analysis, and sharing of high quality artifacts. Includes: brief guidance, examples of district strategies, a worksheet for district decision-making, and a handout of Evidence Collection Tips for Educators.

  • West Springfield's Directory of Evidence Form
    Template used by educators and evaluators to develop a "list" of anticipated evidence discussed during the goal-setting and plan development step of the 5-Step Cycle. The template identifies the Standard and allows the educator and evaluator to write in the Indicator and provide a bulleted list and a brief description of the artifacts that will be collected over the course of the evaluation cycle.

Integration with other Initiatives

Educator Evaluation and Planning

The educator evaluation system is the process that links each classroom to the district's vision for success. As part of DESE's Planning for Success project, these resources answer the question: From the school committee, to the superintendent, to school administrators, to teachers and specialized instructional support personnel…what role does each member play in the planning process? Resources include:

Last Updated: August 30, 2019

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