EDUCATOR EFFECTIVENESS: Updates on Standards 6 an 8

The North Carolina
Professional Teaching Standards (NCPTS)
Educator Evaluation System (NCEES)
“Beginning the School Year”
August 22-24, 2012
Facilitated by – Dreisa Sherrill
• Establish shared knowledge on the NCPTS and
components of the evaluation process
• Make connections between the NCPTS and the
I-SS Model
Responders use:
• Click CH button to sync with computer (lower left
hand side of responder)
• To make an answer selection, press the
corresponding number on the responder
• You can press a button multiple time but only
one vote will be cast
When two or more vehicles reach an intersection
at the same time, which vehicle has the right of
way and can proceed into the intersection?
Largest vehicle
Vehicle to the right
Vehicle to the left
Collaborative decision
How familiar are you with the North
Carolina Professional Teaching Standards?
Not at all
Heard about them
Know them
Could teach others about them
How many North Carolina Professional
Teaching Standards are there?
Within the 6 North Carolina Professional
Teaching Standards, how many different
performance rating scales are used?
Bike Analogy to Performance Ratings for First 5 Standards
Standard 6: Contribution to Academic Success
• Are students better off for knowing you or attending our
• Based on EOG, EOC or MSL
• Either individual or school-wide data is utilized
– What is the state implicitly saying when it uses school wide data for
teachers that do not currently have individual data?
• All teachers will have a standard 6 rating from this year on
– Official start of Standard 6 rating will be at end of this year
Standard 6; Contribution to Academic Success
• All teachers employed in 2011-12 will have a rating
for Standard 6 (~September, 2012)
– Students data from 2011-12 will be used
– These standard 6 results will not be used in calculating
3-year rolling average for Teacher Effectiveness. You can
look at is as a “Dry Run”
• Student achievement results from 2012-13 will be
used as first official data for all teachers to
determine rating for Standard 6
Teacher Effective Status
(In Need of Improvement, Effective & Highly Effective)
• Status is determined by a combination of performance on
first 5 standards and growth on standard 6
• A single overall status is determined once a teacher has 3
years of growth data to populate standard 6 and a rolling
average can be calculated.
• Performance rating on the 5 standards for the 3rd year of
the rolling average are used
• Data from 2012-13 will be the 1st year of official data for all
teachers for standard 6
• First year for Status report is fall 2015
Teacher Status
Ratings on Standards 1-5/1-7
from NCEES
Annual Rating for
Standard 6/8 (based on
3-year rolling average
Overall Teacher and Administrator Status Rating
Central Focus
Sub Category of
Central Focus
Standard 1:
Teachers Demonstrate Leadership
c. Teachers lead the teaching profession. Teachers strive to improve the teaching profession. They contribute to the
establishment of positive working conditions in their school. They actively participate in and advocate for decision-making
structures in education and government that take advantage of the expertise of teachers. Teachers promote growth for all
educators and collaborate with their colleagues to improve the profession.
□ Has knowledge of
opportunities and the
need for professional
growth and begins to
relationships with
. . . and
Contributes to the:
□ Improvement of
the profession
through professional
□ Establishment of
positive working
Specific Performance
□ School’s decisionmaking processes as
. . . and
. . . and
□ Promotes positive
relationships through
professional growth
activities and
□ Seeks
opportunities to lead
professional growth
activities and
Not Demonstrated
(Comment Required)
North Carolina Educator Evaluation System
• Mgt. system for teacher evaluation process
• Each school site has a NCEES coach
– Help, support & communication
• Username (UID) issues
• Upcoming teacher responsibilities:
– Orientation (2 step process)
– Access NCEES platform
– Self-assessment
Orientation to the Teacher Evaluation Process
• Online process (facilitated at school site)
– Two-step process
• 1st in Schoolwires 2nd in NCEES
• Will be completed within 10 days of start of contract
• Teacher reads and reviews in Schoolwires:
– Teacher
• Evaluation Rubric
• Observation and Licensure Guide
• Evaluation Policy/Process
• Digitally authenticates completion in Schoolwires
• Completion report sent to NCEES coach
• Administrator authenticates Record Sheet, then teacher does
Observation Licensure Guide
Accessing the Annual Orientation to Teacher
Evaluation Process
Sign in to issschoolwires
Select Departments
Select Human Resources
Select Evaluation Resources
Read directions in white section
When comfortable with the
3 documents, click the Digital Signature link
• Complete form
• Administration will notify you when you can complete 2nd
step in NCEES
PDP Update
• If teacher had a summative evaluation in I-SS last
school year then a PDP for this year was generated
– It will be labeled: Professional Development Plan for
2012-2013 and is located under the Teacher Tab
• If they do not have a PDP, they will need to create
one from the Observe/Report page
– If you have a PDP already it will ask are you sure you
want another one
• Both administrator and teacher can write on form
Use what you need
• Note to facilitator optional slide for activities
follow, after them are additional specific
directions for lost password, self assessment,
• Direction for PDP to follow
Digging into the Teacher Evaluation Rubric
• In small groups review the following Elements
• Think what is would look like and sound like in the
context of the following questions:
– What strategies would you use?
– What processes would you have in place?
– How would you engage students?
1a. Teachers lead in their classrooms. (Proficient)
• Takes responsibility for the progress of students to
ensure that they graduate from high school.
• Provides evidence of data driven instruction
throughout all classroom activities.
– What strategies would you use?
– What processes would you have in place?
– How would you engage students?
2a. Teachers provide an environment in which
each child has a positive, nurturing
relationship with caring adults (Proficient)
• Establishes an inviting, respectful,
inclusive, flexible, and supportive learning
– What strategies would you use?
– What processes would you have in place?
– How would you engage students?
2 d. Teachers adapt their teaching for the
benefit of students with special needs.
• Provides unique learning opportunities such as
inclusion and research based effective practices
for students with special needs.
– What strategies would you use?
– What processes would you have in place?
– How would you engage students?
4 a. Teachers know the ways in which learning
takes place, and they know the appropriate
levels of intellectual, physical, social, and
emotional development of their students.
• Understands developmental levels of students and
appropriately differentiates instruction.
– What strategies would you use?
– What processes would you have in place?
– How would you engage students?
4 e. Teachers help students develop criticalthinking and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrates knowledge of processes needed to
support students in acquiring critical thinking skills
and problem solving skills.
– What strategies would you use?
– What processes would you have in place?
– How would you engage students?
Accessing NCEES
• I-SS Home Page > Staff > NCEES
• Select the correct school district
• Type in the username that was provided to
you (10 digit number)
• Type in the password that was provided to
you (123456 is password for first time in)
• Click Login
Forgot Password
Click “Lost Password” on Home Page and follow directions. Then change
the given password to something that works for you (See next slide).
Change Password
Then click on mxWeb
To Create a New Self-Assessment for 2012-13
1. Click on NCEES Icon
2. Select “New Self-Assessment
3. Change Self Assessment Name
include today’s date
1. Select Date & Teacher Status
(See Administrator if not sure.)
3. Complete self-assessment by checking
all appropriate boxes in front of descriptors
2. Enter start time
4. Enter start end time.
Check “I have completed my
self assessment.” Check
“The principal can view
my self assessment.”
Click “Done”
To Re-access Self-Assessment
• Do not click “New Self-Assessment” (This will
generate a whole new document. Click
“Observation” instead.
Next steps
• Know your “code of the road”
• Ask for what you need
• Complete Annual Orientation to Teacher
Evaluation Process in issschoolwires
• Access NCEES
• Complete authentication process on record
• Complete self-assessment by 9/21
Questions on Teacher Evaluation Contacts:
Jed Stus
Exec. Dir. of P. D. & Support
704 -924-2025
[email protected]
Ethan Todd
Exec. Dir. H. R.
704- 924-2009
[email protected]
Alvera J. Lesane, Ed.D.
Asst. Supt. of HR
704 - 924 - 2024

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