Teacher Evaluations

Ohio's new system for evaluating teachers (Ohio's Teacher Evaluation System - OTES) will provide educators with a richer and more detailed view of their performance, with a focus on specific strengths and opportunities for improvement.

State Board of Education Approved Teacher Framework
Each teacher will be evaluated according to Ohio Revised Code and the Evaluation Framework which is aligned with the Standards for the Teaching Profession adopted under state law.

Evaluation Components

 Evaluations have two components, each weighted at 50 percent:

  1. Teacher performance rating, determined from:
  2. Student academic growth rating


Based on the evaluation, teachers receive one of four ratings.


Understanding Teacher Evaluations

Self-paced e-learning modules to help you understand the teacher evaluation system.



The electronic Teacher and Principal Evaluation System (eTPES) is the required accountability system for conducting and documenting educator evaluations and calculating ratings. Click here for more information.


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Last Modified: 11/4/2013 3:05:41 PM