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Educator Evaluation

Training Videos and Workshops

The following training videos and workshops, developed in partnership with Massachusetts teachers, provide important introductory information on the educator evaluation framework and provide teachers an opportunity to engage in components of the 5-Step Cycle, such as the self-assessment, goal-setting, and development of an Educator Plan. Schools can use a variety of settings to present these materials. The workshops are designed to be facilitated during a one-hour time block, such as Common Planning Time or a faculty meeting.

Overview

Video: The Educator Evaluation Framework

Training Workshops: Orientation

The Orientation reviews the purpose of the evaluation framework, the formative and summative ratings, the 5-Step evaluation cycle, and key characteristics of the evaluation rubric.

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Orientation: Facilitator's Guide

Video: The Educator Evaluation Framework

Training Workshop 1: Rubric Review

The purpose of this workshop is to ensure that educators understand the Standards and Indicators on the performance rubric, as well as the evaluation scale (Unsatisfactory to Exemplary). This workshop is based on the DESE Model Teacher Rubric, but schools that have chosen to adapt the Model Rubric or created their own rubrics can modify the workshop to match their own rubric.

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Workshop 1: Facilitator's Guide
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Workshop 1: Participant Handouts

The 5-Step Evaluation Cycle

Video: Self-Assessment

Training Workshop 2: Self-Assessment

The purpose of this workshop is to provide educators with the time, information, and resources they need to complete Step 1 of the 5-Step evaluation cycle: self-assessment. The facilitator will guide educators in the creation of their own self-assessments using relevant rubrics, models, and student data.

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Workshop 2: Facilitator's Guide
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Video: Goal-Setting

Training Workshop 3: S.M.A.R.T. Goals

The purpose of this workshop is to provide educators with the time, information, and resources they need to identify their student learning and professional practice goals. The facilitator will guide educators through their own goal setting process and demonstrate the link between S.M.A.R.T. goals and the creation of an educator plan.

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Workshop 3: Facilitator's Guide
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Video: Implementing Educator Plans

Training Workshop 4: Gathering Evidence

The fourth workshop introduces participants to the three types of evidence required in an evaluation, and provides tips and strategies for determining high quality artifacts of practice and measures of student learning. Participants will identify sources of evidence related to practice outlined in their educator plans to demonstrate performance.

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Workshop 4: Facilitator's Guide
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Last Updated: August 16, 2019

 
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