OTES 1.0

The COVID-19 ordered school-building closure affects educator evaluation systems. Specifically, this impacts decisions around completion of 2019-2020 educator evaluations and implementation of the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) 2.0. Please access additional information here.

COVID-19 Impact on OTES 1.0 Cycles Chart 7.8.20

COVID-19 Education Evaluation Systems FAQ (7/20/2020)


Student growth measures will not be required components in 2020-2021 educator evaluations in accordance with House Bill 197 and House Bill 164 of the 133rd General Assembly. A school district board of education may not use Value-Added, high-quality student data or any other student academic growth data to measure student learning attributable to a teacher or principal while conducting evaluations. 


Teachers and schools receive feedback that helps them ensure high-quality teaching and learning through the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System.

Framework Focuses on Performance and Student Growth

The Ohio Teacher Evaluation System for 2015-2016 and Beyond 

Determining Evaluation Ratings Prior to 2020-2021  

Reporting Evaluation Results

Electronic Teacher and Principal Evaluation System (eTPES) - Districts are to use this required accountability system for conducting and documenting educator evaluations and calculating ratings.

Last Modified: 8/18/2020 8:59:26 AM