Teacher Evaluation Program

Welcome to the Armada Area Schools Evaluation Program 

We are committed to developing an evaluation process that supports the continual improvement of our instructional practices and collaboration of all stakeholders.

Please click here  to log in to Teachscape. 

Teachers Complete the Following Components:

 

If it is your "Focus Year":

  1. Complete the portfolio by April 15th. Select this choice in Teachscape in the fall 
  2. Submit local assessment data to Teachscape. Submit your methodology in the fall and final results with the reflection in the spring.
  3. Upload your IDP to Teachscape in the spring for the following year.
  4. Upload documentation of professional responsibilities (30 hours) by spring.
  5. Schedule the administrator evaluation(s). One is scheduled and one is unscheduled, The administrators may elect to observe more frequently. Upload the lesson(s) to Teachscape prior to the pre-conference. OPTION: In place of the formal administrator evaluation (scheduled/unscheduled)  a teacher may select two of their "best" lessons to videotape, and submit the associated lesson plans plus the reflections. The first video is due by the holiday break, and the second video is due by April 15th. 

 If it is not your "Focus Year":

  • Complete a menu choice by April 15th. Select this choice in Teachscape in the fall. Note that the peer coaching and video reflection have two observations with the first due by the holiday break and the second due by April 15th. Menu choices include: Lesson study, action research, peer coaching, NBCT candidacy, video reflection, or hosting full-time student teacher. 
  • Submit local assessment data to Teachscape. Submit your methodology in the fall and final results with the reflection in the spring. 
  • Upload your IDP to Teachscape in the spring for the following year. 
  • Upload documentation of professional responsibilities (30 hours) by spring. 
  • Schedule the administrator evaluation(s). One is scheduled and one is unscheduled, The administrators may elect to observe more frequently. Upload the lesson(s) to Teachscape prior to the pre-conference. OPTION: In place of the formal administrator evaluation (scheduled/unscheduled)  a teacher may select two of their "best" lessons to videotape, and submit the associated lesson plans plus the reflections. The first video is due by the holiday break, and the second video is due by April 15th.
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    Evaluation Components:

    Data- 25% of the Evaluation

     

     2.5%- State Tests (Meap, MME)

    5%- Professional Responsibilities

    • Guidelines for 30 Hours of Extracurricular Time:
    • Cannot be financially compensated with the exception of SIT committee members who will receive prorated credit
    • Must benefit students
    • Must contribute to the development of the department grade level, school, district or promote community relations.
    • Webinars, PLC time, and extra curricular participation counts toward this requirement

     7.5%- Local Assessments For 2015-2016-

    • To earn a ‘4' on local data, the teacher will submit real data with a reflection on what did and did not work.
    • To earn a ‘3' on local data, the teacher will submit real data.
    • To earn a ‘1' on local data, no upload of data was completed.

     At the beginning of the year, submit the methodology of the local assessment. 

    10%- National Assessments (Nwea)

    NWEA: Data scores will be computed using the growth model.  Half of the NWEA data will be done by taking the number of students that met or exceeded their projected RIT growth:

    • To earn a ‘4', student population should exceed 66.0%
    • To earn a ‘3', student population is at 60%-65.9%
    • To earn a ‘2'. student population is at 54%-59.9%
    • To earn a ‘1', student population is below 53.9%

    The remaining half  of the NWEA data will be done by taking the percentage of projected RIT met:

    • To earn a ‘4' student population should exceed 110%
    • To earn a ‘3' student population is at 100-109.9%
    • To earn a ‘2' student population is at 90%-99.9%
    • To earn a ‘1' student population is below 90%

    MSTEP/SAT:

    • If your class average is 100% or more of the state average or your students meet or exceed the state proficiency target or the annual measurable objective (AMO) in the content area you are HIGHLY EFFECTIVE.
    • If your class average is 95%-99.9% of the state average or your students are within 95%-99.9 of thestate proficiency target or 95%-99.9% of the state annual measurable objective (AMO) in the content area you are EFFECTIVE.
    • If your class average is 90%-94.9% of the state average or your students are within 90%-94.9% of thestate proficiency target or 90%-94.9% of the state annual measurable objective (AMO) in the content area you are MINIMALLY EFFECTIVE.
    • If your class average is below 90% of the state average you are INEFFECTIVE.

    Administrator Portion- 75% of the Evaluation 

    Drawn from the scoring of the Danielson rubric domains and the completion of the menu choice. You may view your scores on the Teachscape website.

    • 15%- Planning for Learning
    • 15%- Classroom Environment
    • 15%- Teacher Instruction
    • 15%- Professional Responsibilities, Conduct
    • 15%- Menu Choice (Peer to Peer, Lesson Study, etc.) or Portfolio