Kansas Teacher Leader Assessment Update4

Report
Kansas Teacher Leader
Assessment
www.ksde.org/teacherleader
“ Recognizing that teachers are the
single most important factor in our
students’ success in classrooms, the
Teaching in Kansas Commission seeks
to strengthen, support and grow the
profession of teaching in Kansas.”
Mission of the Teaching in Kansas Commission
Teaching in Kansas Commission November
2007-08
 Kansas Teacher Leader Standards developed
April, 2009
 Regulations for Teacher Leader License adopted by
SBE June, 2009
 Teacher Leader Assessment Development Team
formed to develop an assessment to measure the
Teacher Leader Standards
 The Educational Testing Service (ETS) to provide
technical assistance to KSDE

1… Adult Learning
 Standard 2… Observation and Feedback
 Standard 3… Collaboration with Families
and Other Stakeholders
 Standard 4… Action Research
 Standard 5… Collaborative Teams
 Standard 6… Advocacy
 Standard 7… Use of Data
 Standard 8… Professional Development
 Standard
Name
Representing
Lisa Brookover
Administrators
Peg Dunlap
Teachers
Carolyn Good
Teachers
Allen Jantz
Non Public Institutions of Higher Education
Jarius Jones
Teachers
Rebecca Racunas
Teachers
Sally Roberts
Public Institutions of Higher Education
Susan Scherling
Administrators
Ken Weaver
Public Institutions of Higher Education
Eva Williams
Non Public Institutions of Higher Education
The Standards have been divided into two
categories:
 Facilitating Professional Practice and
 Facilitating Professional Growth
Six tasks have been identified to address the eight Teacher
Leader Standards addressed under the two categories.
Facilitating Professional
Practice
Standard
Task Name
Task #1
Standard 1
Adult Learning
Task #2
Standards 2 and 7
Observation and Use of Assessment
Data
Task #3
Standard 4
Action Research
Facilitating Professional
Growth
Standard
Task Name
Task #4
Standard 8
Professional Development
Task #5
Standards 5 and 6
Collaborative Teams and Advocacy
Task #6
Standard 3
Collaboration with Families and
Other Stakeholders
 Link
back to Standard(s)
 Guiding Prompts provided
 Time Frame outlined
 Evidence collecting tools (possible)
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Some form of:
 Needs Assessment,
 Action
Plan,
 Development and Implementation
Sections,
 Results,
 Documentation, and
 Reflection/Feedback
will be required.
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Proposed Timeline

Tryout occurred:
 *Pilot

10/1/09 –11/30/09
scheduled for: 2/1/2010- 6/2010
Formative Scoring:
6/27-7/1/2010

For further information please contact:
◦ Lynn Bechtel, Education Program Consultant, TEAL
[email protected]
785-296-8110
◦ Kathy Boyer, Education Program Consultant, TEAL
[email protected] 785-296-7945
and/or check progress on the Teacher Leader Assessment on the KSDE website:
www.ksde.org/teacherleader
Thank you!

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