OTES Review and Update Power Point

Report
Jina Bohl, WB Assistant Superintendent
Tina Kidd, WB Race to the Top Team
Michelle Germann, WB Evaluation Team
2014 OTES RESULTS
Designations
Student Growth Measures Overall Scores
60.5% Above Expected Growth
35.2% Expected Growth
4.3 % Below Expected Growth
SLO Scores
56.9% Above
33.3% Expected
9.8% Below
56% Accomplished
34% Skilled
10% Developing
Vender Scores
37% Above
50% Expected
13% Below
HB 362: CHANGES TO OTES
Accomplished Teachers-A board of education may elect to evaluate a teacher receiving a rating of
accomplished every three years as long as the teacher’s student academic growth measure
for the most recent school year for which data is available is average or higher.
Skilled Teachers – A board of education may elect to evaluate a teacher receiving a rating of
skilled every two years as long as the teacher’s student academic growth measure for the
most recent school year for which data is available is average or higher.
In any year in which a teacher who has not been formally evaluated as a result of having
previously received a rating of accomplished or skilled, a credentialed evaluator shall conduct
at least one observation of the teacher and hold at least one conference with the teacher.
2014 Student Growth Measures were determined by three groupings 1 being below, 2,3,&4
Expected, and 5 being Above. Now there will be 5 levels of achievement.
HB 362- CHANGES TO OTES
A board of education may elect not to conduct an evaluation of a teacher who: (1) was
on leave for 50 percent or more of the school year; or (2) has submitted notice of
retirement on or before Dec. 1 of the school year.
For the 2014-2015 school year, a district or school may choose to use either the 50
percent teacher performance and 50 percent student growth measure framework
(ORC 3319.112) or the following alternative framework (ORC 3319.114):
Teacher performance measure shall be 42.5 percent
Student academic growth measure shall be 42.5 percent
One of the following components shall be 15 percent:
 Student surveys;
 Peer review evaluations;
 Teacher self-evaluations; 
 Student portfolios.
WB AND WBEA NEGOTIATIONS
1) 2013 – 2014 Designations will not be used for RIF if needed.
2) WB will evaluate all teachers during 2014 – 2015 school year
BUT…… Utilize the WB Differentiated Model which allows
teachers to have some options depending on their 2013- 2014
evaluation designation.
3) WB will continue to use the 50 / 50 OTES Framework.
4) WB encourages teachers who are retiring this year to submit
their letter before October 1 (before OTES process begins) in
order to qualify for OTES exemption. Dec 1 is final date.
5) Teachers will not have the same evaluator from the previous year.
WB OTES PROCESS AND PROCEDURES
1) Self- Assessment: 3 Options depending on your needs. 2 are included in OTES
Binder or eTPES summary version. Self Assessment should be completed in
eTPES by Sept 19, 2014.
2) Professional Growth Plan: Also due in eTPES by Sept. 19, 2014. Two goals are
required: one on student growth and one on teaching standards.
3) Walkthroughs-Walkthroughs can be conducted at anytime during the school year.
More walkthroughs are encouraged throughout the year to collect evidence for
final summative rating and to ensure teacher’s daily efforts and practices are
recognized on the performance rubric. Walkthroughs are unannounced but results
in eTPES should be sent to teacher within two days of walkthrough.
4) EVAAS / SAS Reports should be downloaded into eTPES by October.
WB OTES DIFFERENTIATED GUIDELINES
Three Tiered Model
Tier #1 Instructive: Evaluator directs the interaction based on assessed needs. Information
flows from evaluator to teacher. Evaluator provides information about teaching or
procedures
Who Are Tier 1 Teachers?
a) New to District b) Resident Educators c) Least Effective d) Developing
Expectations:
A Face to Face Pre-Conference is conducted using OTES /needs based questions. *PreConference questionnaire can be used for evidence.
District lesson plan template is utilized by teacher to encourage productive discussions such as:
assessment strategies for evaluating student work, providing samples of classroom discipline
procedures or ways to differentiate instruction for unique needs of current students.
Post Conference Reflection submitted for evidence.
Tier 2: Collaborative
Evaluator offers suggestions and solutions with rationale. Evaluator guides
interaction without controlling it.
What are Tier 2 Teachers? Teachers with designation of Skilled.
Expectations:
Evaluator and Teacher discuss best approach to meet needs of teacher:
*Pre-Conference Questionnaire or Face to Face Pre Conference
Teacher is given choice to turn in lesson plan, keeping in mind a lesson plan may
provide evaluator additional information for scoring performance rubric.
*Post Conference Reflection submitted for evidence.
Tier #3 - Facilitative
Evaluator and teacher will co-construct solutions and materials. Teachers self assesses
and self prescribes.
Who are Tier 3 Teachers?
Accomplished
Teacher has choice between *Pre Conference Questions or Face to Face Pre
Conference
Teacher is given choice to turn in lesson plan, keeping in mind a lesson plan may
provide evaluator additional information for scoring performance rubric.
*Post Conference Reflection submitted for evidence.
OBSERVATION CYCLES
1)
Pre-Conference
2) Observation- Within five days of observation, performance rubric will be pinned (signed off in eTPES) so
teacher can view observation results and compile additional evidence for post-conference if desired.
3)
Reflection Period / Collection of Evidence: A teacher can submit additional evidence at this time or
anytime before post-conference.
4)
Post Conference – Within 15 work days, a post conference will be conducted to determine evaluation
cycle designation. Sign Off in eTPES required by both teacher and evaluator before second observation.
Quality evidence indicates an “effect” on student achievement, instructional planning / intervention, and
/ or community engagement.
Each teacher will have two observation cycles, the first one being planned by teacher and evaluator.
Second Observation is unannounced. Evaluator will notify teacher through email to ensure teacher is aware of
upcoming observation. The evaluator will have two weeks after the notice is sent to conduct the second
observation. No documents are required before the second observation but all teachers should fill out post
conference reflection document and a pre conference questionnaire, and submit them to evaluator within two
days of observation
AUGUST / SEPTEMBER
eTPES- Log into account
SGM / eTPeS- Teacher VA / SAS downloaded into eTPES.
Begin Evaluation ProcessSelf Assessment Completed by September 19, 2014
Growth or Improvement Plans Revised and submitted in eTPES by
September 19, 2014
Observation Cycle 1 can begin.
Upload required documents / artifacts as needed
Walkthroughs can begin
SLO Pre-Assessments completed by September 19
OCTOBER - DECEMBER
-Cycle 1 continues with some cycles being completed
-Walkthroughs continue
-SLOs are submitted digitally for approval by Friday,
October 3, 2014 to Jina Bohl.
-Upload artifacts as applicable
JANUARY – APRIL
-Cycle 1 completed by end of 1st semester (Jan 16)
-Cycle 2 continues
-Upload artifacts as applicable
-Walkthroughs continue
-February 20 - Completion of Cycle 2 for teachers on three
observation evaluation.
April- Post Assessments are conducted
MAY
May 1- All SLOs are completed and uploaded
into eTPES with assessment data (pre, goal,
and post scores) and percentage of goals met.
May 10- Both teacher and evaluator have
completed all elements and pinned final
summary in eTPES. Summary is placed in
teacher’s employment file.
QUESTIONS?
Write your question on a post it
note and turn it in
so I can compile them
for a FAQ doc for our website.

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