Teacher Effectiveness - American Council on The Teaching of

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Teacher Effectiveness: What Does it
Mean for Language Educators?
Gregory Fulkerson
Delaware Department of Education
Helga Fasciano
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
ACTFL
Denver, CO
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Race to the Top
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Aims to fundamentally redefine the education
landscape in America
 Gives states the incentive to lead reform in a
comprehensive and collaborative way
 $4.35 Billion Budget
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To be eligible to compete, states must have
their second round State Fiscal Stabilization
applications approved by the U.S.
Department of Education and not have any
legal, statutory or regulatory barriers to
linking data on student achievement or
student growth to teachers and principals for
evaluation purposes.
Four Assurance Areas
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Designing and implementing rigorous
standards and high-quality assessments
Attracting and keeping great teachers and
leaders in America’s classrooms
Supporting data systems that inform
decisions and improve instruction
Using innovation and effective approaches to
turn-around struggling schools
(STEM Priority Points)
Race to the Top Winners
Delaware Example
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World Languages not directly mentioned in
the State’s Race to the Top application
 Impacted by linking data on student
achievement or student growth to teachers
and principals for evaluation purposes
 Assurance 2: Attracting and keeping great
teachers and leaders in America’s
classrooms
DPAS II—Teacher Evaluation
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5 Components
 1—Planning and Preparation
 2—Classoom Environment
 3—Instruction
 4—Professional Responsibilities
 5—Student Growth
• 2011-2012: Teacher’s students collectively demonstrate
appropriate levels of Student Growth as benchmarked
against standards to be set by the Secretary based on
input from stakeholder groups.
Performance Levels
2009-2010
2011-2012
Three Levels
Four Levels
•Effective
Satisfactory on 4 of 5 Components
•Needs Improvement
Satisfactory on 3 of 5 Components
•Ineffective
2 or fewer Satisfactory Ratings
•Highly Effective
Satisfactory on 4 of 5 Components
Students on average achieve Highest Rates
of Growth
•Effective
Satisfactory on at least 3 Components
Satisfactory Student Growth
•Needs Improvement
Satisfactory in 1 or 2 Components including
Student Growth OR
Satisfactory on 3 or 4 Components with
Unsatisfactory Student Growth
•Ineffective
2 or Fewer Satisfactory Ratings with
Unsatisfactory Student Growth
DPAS II Component 5
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Three Parts
 Part 1: School-Wide Assessment Measure (30%)
 Part 2: Student-Cohort Assessment Measure (20%)
 Part 3: Content-Specific Assessment Measures
(50%)
Teacher Effectiveness S-Box
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New data system connected to existing
student and teacher data systems that allow
for Component 5 data entry and analysis
 Pilot 2011-2012
 Full implementation 2012-2013
World Languages Plan
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Pre/Post Integrated Performance
Assessments
 Interpretive Mode (Reading)—Multiple Choice
 Interpersonal (Speaking and Listening)—Rubric
 Presentational Mode (Writing)—Rubric
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Administered within 90 minutes
 Teacher-Scored
 State-Verified
Proposed Rubric Mid-Range
Proficiency Targets
Interpretive
Interpersonal
Presentational
(Reading)
(Speaking and Listening)
(Writing)
Roman
NonRoman
Roman
NonRoman
Roman
NonRoman
Middle
School
NM
NL-NM
NM
NM
NM
NL
Level 1
NM
NM
NM
NM
NM
NM
Level 2
NH
NM-NH
NH
NH
NH
NM-NH
Level 3
IL
NH-IL
IL
IL
IL
NH-IL
Level 4
IM
IL-IM
IM
IM
IM
IL-IM
Level 5
IH
IM-IH
IH
IH
IH
IM-IH
Language
Level
North Carolina Example
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World Languages not directly mentioned in
the State’s Race to the Top application
 Impacted by:
 Attracting and keeping great teachers and leaders
in America’s classrooms (Assurance 2)
 Linking data on student achievement or student
growth to teachers and principals for evaluation
purposes
 Designing and implementing rigorous standards
and high-quality assessments (Assurance 1)
 Supporting data systems that inform decisions
and improve instruction (Assurance 3)
Teacher Effectiveness: Evaluation
 Incorporates
original 5 Professional
Teacher Standards
 Teachers Demonstrate Leadership
 Teachers Establish a Respectful
Environment for a Diverse Population of
Students
 Teachers Know the Content They Teach
 Teachers Facilitate Learning for Their
Students
 Teachers Reflect on Their Practice
Teacher Effectiveness: Evaluation
 Developing
 Proficient
 Accomplished
 Distinguished
 Not
Demonstrated
Teacher Effectiveness: Evaluation
RttT Edition
Standard Six – Student Achievement
 Annual Evaluation – Standards 1, 4, 6 & a
minimum of 2 visits
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NC Teacher Effectiveness Model:
Under Construction
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RFP for Student Survey
 Select Value Add Model and Develop
Process
 Measures of Student Learning
NC Measures of Student Learning
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Four Groups of Measures –
 EOGs (3-8)
 EOCs ( High School Credit Courses)
 Performance-Based
 Locally Developed Courses
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Selected Teacher Participants
 Selecting Vendor Participants (RFPs)
 Working on guidance for principals who will
determine growth for local courses
NC Measures of Student Learning
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World Language MSL Working Group
 Looked at proficiency based standards
 Filtered through their program model, language
and program instructional time
 Rated NCES on Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy:
• Cognitive Process Dimension
– Factual, Conceptual, Procedural, Meta-Cognitive
• Cognitive Process
– Remember, Understand, Apply, Analyze, Evaluate, Create
 Assign an appropriate assessment item type
• Single Response, Constructed Response, PerformanceBased, Portfolio
NC Instructional Improvement
System (IIS)
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Single sign-on access to:
 Student Information and Data
 Standards and Assessments
 Lesson Planning and Resources
 Professional Development
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Single sign-on portals for:
 Teachers
 Administrators
 Students
 Parents
For Additional Information
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USED Race to the Top sites:
 Purpose
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/racetothetop/index.html
 Applicant Information
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/racetothetop/applicant.html
 FAQs
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/racetothetop/faq.html
For Additional Information
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Gregory Fulkerson, Ph.D.
Education Associate
World Languages and International Education
Delaware Department of Education
[email protected]
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DPAS II Website:
http://www.doe.k12.de.us/csa/dpasii/default.shtml
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RTTT Information:
http://www.doe.k12.de.us/rttt/default.shtml
For Additional Information
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Helga Fasciano
Section Chief K-12 Program Areas
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
[email protected]
NC Teacher Professional Standards and Evaluation
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/profdev/standards/
RttT Information:
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/rttt/
NC Education Cloud
Instructional Improvement System
NC RttT Plan
Memphis City Schools
World Language Pilot
First to the Top
Alyssa Villarreal, World Language Coordinator
[email protected]
3 Part Program
• Student Assessment
• Teacher Language Development
• Teacher Pedagogical
Development
Student Assessment
• Common Quarterly Assessments
• Common End of Course
Assessments
• External Proficiency Assessment
Teacher Language
Development Program
• OPIc
• Teachers grouped by language and
proficiency
• Retested after a year of instruction
Teacher Pedagogical Development
Teacher Effectiveness for
Language Learning (TELL)
• The Teacher Effectiveness for Language
Learning (TELL) Project is a collection of
products and processes that foreign
language educators can use to enhance
their effectiveness as teachers and
leaders.
Check it out online!
www.tellproject.com

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