New Jersey School Counselor Evaluation Model Presentation to the Glen Rock Board of Education 2/10/2014 Dr. Paula Valenti, Superintendent The Road to Highly Effective School Counselors PILOT New Jersey School Counselor Association, Inc., 2013 The Conceptual Framework O NJDOE School Counselor endorsement authorizes the holder to perform school counseling services (6A:9-13.8) O NJSAC created: Charting the 21st Century: A Developmental School Counseling Model for New Jersey (1991) O NJSCA released a second edition: The NJ School Counseling Initiative: A Framework for Developing Your Comprehensive School Counseling Program (2005) O ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs was developed and released in 2003. O The NJ School Counselor Evaluation Model is approved by the NJDOE; the department supports the voluntary use of the model. PURPOSE of the STUDY O Assess School Counselor’s performance using national and state best practices O My Learning Plan/OASYS will serve as the online software system for the delivery of the model O In Glen Rock the Director of Student Services will lead the evaluation process O The model is designed to support selfreflection and professional growth O Provides a comprehensive set of standards and expectations for school counselors O Use common language across all districts that is fair and equitable O Enhance professional development and practice; and O Implement a flexible and fair system for school counselors being evaluated. Organization of the Pilot O Performance O O O O O O Standard Performance Indicators Artifacts Performance Rubric Performance Level Performance Score Student Growth Objective O Weights: O Program Planning, Implementation & Evaluation 7.5% O Program Delivery: Direct Services 80.0% O Leadership/Advocacy: 7.5% O Professionalism/Growth: 5.0% Sample Weighted Ratings .075% .050% .075% .800% Student Growth Objectives O Student Growth Objectives are not required of counselors in the pilot year O Glen Rock Counselors have established two Student Growth Objectives for the 2013 – 14 school year O SGOs are expected to adhere to the SMART Goal standard Observation Process O School Counselor Self-Assessment O Observations O Pre-Observation O Observation O Post-Observation O Mid-Year Review O Summative Evaluation Summary of Ratings for School Counselor Standard Rating (1 – 4) Weight Total 1. Program Planning, Implementation & Evaluation 3 .075 .225 2. Program Delivery 3 .800 2.400 3. Leadership & Advocacy 3 .075 .225 4.Professionalism & Growth 3 .050 .150 1.0 3.0 5. Sum of Weighted Scores QUESTIONS? Thank you for your attention.