Designing an Educator Evaluation System for Learning, Growth and Adaptation

Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon          
Joliet–Level 5
Includes lunch

Presenters:  Pat McNeill, Executive Director, Michigan ASCD; Pat Reeves, Associate Executive for Administrative Certification & Endorsement, MASA; Linda Wacyk, Director of Communications, MASA; and Dawn Zimmer, President, Zimco, Inc.

A Central Office Leadership Seminar for firstline assistants and superintendents

Research tells us that employee evaluation systems work best when evaluation is not something we do to people, but rather when it is a shared process of adaptive learning and growth.  An effective evaluation system allows employees to take responsibility for their own learning, growth, and performance by answering three critical questions: Where am I right now in my learning and performance? Where should I focus next to learn, grow, and improve? And, how should I proceed to reach that next level of performance?

This session will offer participants a framework for building a comprehensive system that meets the intent and the letter of the Michigan performance evaluation statutes; reflects the research on evaluation and feedback; and can be managed with available people resources.

Presenters will also introduce the new School ADvance™ evaluation system for school administrators, co-developed in 2011 by MASA and Michigan ASCD. Participants will have a chance to review rubrics for principals, central office administrators and superintendents, and examine how the system can be enhanced through the STAGES software. 


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