The following training materials support implementation of the educator evaluation framework. Districts should supplement training with additional resources that highlight local priorities.
Educator Evaluation in Massachusetts: The Model System is an online module that walks educators through the key components of the educator evaluation framework as articulated in the Model System, including the 5-Step Cycle, the three categories of evidence, the Standards and Indicators of Effective Practice and related model rubrics, and the process for determining performance ratings.
Training Workshops for Teachers for non-evaluators, including an orientation and four workshop sessions designed to prepare teachers and other educators to be active participants in their evaluation;
A suite of resources to support calibration training, including OPTIC: Online Platform for Teaching and Informed Calibration, a video library of classroom instruction, and calibration training protocols;
Educator-developed implementation resources including S.M.A.R.T. goal protocols and evidence collection toolkits; and
The T.E.E.M. (Transforming Educator Evaluation in Massachusetts) Video Series, which provides 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.
Quick Reference Guides
The MA Educator Evaluation Framework
The Model System for Educator Evaluation
Opportunities to Streamline
The 5-Step Cycle
Student & Staff Feedback
The Summative Performance Rating
Educator Evaluation Training
Educator Evaluation Data Collection
Educator Evaluation & PD
Educator Evaluation & the Curriculum Frameworks
Last Updated: September 18, 2020
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