Probationary or At Risk

Probationary and At Risk Teachers

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September        

·         Teacher completes Self Assessment Summary  (Form 1) with the support of the self assessment rubric (Form 2)

·         Select 2 goals from separate areas after conferencing with principal.  Complete Professional Growth (Form 5) or Improvement Plan (Form 4) and give a copy to the principal by October 15. 

October-November

·         Observation 1 –Teacher completes pre-evaluation form (FORM 6) and reviews it with approved administrator.  Administrator completes an observation for at least 30 minutes in length.   After observation, teacher completes right hand side of FORM 6 and has post conference with observer.    

·         Principal will complete Form 7 and share with teacher

·         If teacher is deemed ineffective or developing after first observation, suggestions for improvement should be attached to Form 7, and the teacher will be notified of the need for a third observation.  Professional development opportunities should be discussed with the teacher.

November-January 15

·         Observation 2 – Teacher completes evaluation form (FORM 6)and reviews it with approved administrator.  Administrator completes an observation for at least 30 minutes in length.   After observation, teacher completes right hand side of Form 6 and has post conference with observer.   

·         Principal completes Form 7 and shares with teacher.   Goals are reviewed at this time.    Suggestions for improvement and professional development opportunities /resources should be reviewed with teacher, if teacher is deemed ineffective or developing (at risk only) at this time.    

January 15 –April 15 (For those in danger of non renewal and all probationary teachers)

·         Observation 3 – Teacher completes pre-evaluation form (FORM 6) and reviews it with approved administrator.  Administrator completes an observation for at least 30 minutes in length.   After observation, teacher completes right hand side of FORM 6 and has post conference with observer.   

By May 1

·         Administrator completes Ratings Page, reviews growth plan with employee, and sends to the Board Office, with recommendation to renew or non-renew contract. 

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