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5/18/2016

Superintendents may access Principal Value-Added Composite Reports

The department has loaded the principal composites as default scores into the electronic Teacher and Principal Evaluation System (eTPES). Superintendent may access through their SAFE accounts individualized Principal Value-Added Composite Reports to assist them in confirming the accuracy of those principal composite scores and completing principal and assistant principal evaluations this year. The reports include composite scores based on value-added measures from the building where the principals and assistant principals served in these roles during the 2014-2015 school year.


11/5/2015

School Counselor Standards adopted; evaluation framework on horizon

The State Board of Education has approved the adoption of Ohio Standards for School Counselors. The Educator Standards Board and the department led the development of these standards this year per state law that also requires the State Board to adopt a standards-based framework for evaluating school counselors by May 31, 2016. By Sept. 30, 2016, each school district board of education must adopt a school counselor evaluation policy in accordance with the framework and state law. 


11/4/2015

School Counselor Standards adopted; evaluation framework on horizon

The State Board of Education has approved the adoption of Ohio Standards for School Counselors. The Educator Standards Board and the department led development of these standards this year as per state law that also requires the State Board to adopt a standards-based framework for evaluating school counselors by May 31, 2016. By Sept. 30, 2016, each school district board of education must adopt a school counselor evaluation policy in accordance with the framework and state law. 


8/22/2014

10 Tips present short synopsis of changes to Ohio Teacher Evaluation System

If you are looking for a short summary of what’s new for the Ohio Teacher Evaluation system this school year, see the 10 Tips document posted under resources here. The one-page document provides links to information explaining changes, as well as new and upcoming resources. Watch this “latest news” box for more information to come about student learning objectives and a new formula for compiling teacher and principal summative ratings.

 


6/24/2014

Teacher and principal evaluator training for “re-calibrating” credentials is available

Training and tests are now available for educators who need to update their credentials as evaluators for the Ohio Teacher or Principal Evaluation Systems. The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) is administering the re-calibration process. To successfully complete re-calibration, which is required every two years, teacher evaluators must take three hours of online training and principal evaluators must take two hours of online training. Both teacher and principal evaluators also need to pass the appropriate tests. More information is available on the department’s website.