TeacherEval2005 Revised RUBRIC by R3YiEM


									                                     Professional Teacher Evaluation System
Measure 1       The teacher designs and plans instruction that develops students’ abilities to meet Arizona’s academic standards and
the district’s assessment plan.
       Criteria            Does Not Meet             Meets              Meets--Level 2          Meets--Level 3        How Evaluated
                                                 Meets--Level 1
 1.1(a) Prepares        ___Does not use       ___ Uses district                                                    ____Observation
written lesson plans district lesson plan     lesson plan criteria
according to district criteria                consistently                                                         ____Conference
lesson plan criteria
(objective, strategy,                                                                                              ____Review of
assessment, and                                                                                                    lesson plans
                                                                                                                   ____Review of

                                                                                                                    ____Walk through
1.1(b)Acquires and     ___There is no         ___ Uses state         ___ Uses state and      ___ Uses state,        ____Observation
uses information       documentation of       assessment data to     district data to        district, and
about individual       individual student     individualize          individualize           classroom data to      ____Conference
students in            information            instruction            instruction (District   individualize
preparing lessons                             (AIMS, Terra Nova,     benchmarks,             instruction. (3-4      ____Review of
                                              Gradebook,             DIBELS, CLIP,           grade level            lesson plans
                                              PO/competencies,       IEP, Level 3            assessments
                                              student checklist)     classroom data,         specific to            ____Review of
                                                                     portfolio w/notes       standards; lesson      artifacts
                                                                     that show individual    plans refer to
                                                                     students’ learning      individual students)   ____Walk through
                                                                     styles, strengths,
                                                                     weaknesses, etc.)

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      Criteria            Does Not Meet                Meets            Meets--Level 2   Meets--Level 3     How Evaluated
                                                  Meets--Level 1
1.2 Writes clear        ___ Does not state     ____ The                                                   ____Observation
instructional           the performance        performance
objectives that are     objective in the       objective is stated in                                     ____Conference
aligned to AZ           lesson plan.           the lesson plan.
academic standards                                                                                        ____Review of
                        ___ Performance        ____ The                                                   lesson plans
                        objective does not     performance
                        align to the Arizona   objective aligns to                                        ____Review of
                        Academic Standards     the Arizona                                                artifacts
                                               Academic Standards
                                                                                                          ____Walk through

1.3 Designs             ___Lesson designs      ____ Lesson                                                ____Observation
instructional lessons   are not grade          designs are grade
using appropriate       level/content          level/content                                              ____Conference
activities and          appropriate            appropriate
resources                                                                                                 ____Review of
                                                                                                          lesson plans

                                                                                                          ____Review of

                                                                                                          ____Walk through

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      Criteria           Does Not Meet              Meets                Meets--Level 2        Meets--Level 3        How Evaluated
                                                Meets--Level 1
1.4 Modifies lessons   ____ Does not         ____ Modifies             ____ Attends IEP      ____ Works with       ____Observation
to meet the needs of   modify lessons to     assignments for all       meetings and uses     the SPED teacher to
all students           meet the needs of all students including        modification for      implement and         ____Conference
                       students              ELL, SPED, Gifted         instruction (Meets    develop IEPs
                                             (Has copies of IEPs)      w/ Sp. Ed.            (Communicates w/      ____Review of
                                                                       teacher(s); lists     Sp. Ed. teacher       lesson plans
                                                                       modifications on      frequently and
                                                                       lesson plans)         plays a major role    ____Review of
                                                                                             in developing IEPs)   artifacts

                                                                                                                   ____Walk through

1.5 Uses assessments   ____ Does not use     ____ Uses                 ____ Uses a variety   ____ Uses a variety   ____Observation
aligned with           appropriate           appropriate               of assessments to     of assessments to
instructional goals    assessments and/or    assessments that          assess performance    monitor student       ____Conference
to determine           assessments do not    align with                objectives (3 or      progress and tracks
students’ learning     align with            instructional goals       more documented       data for each         ____Review of
                       instructional goals   (1 or 2 assessments       in portfolio)         student               lesson plans
                                             documented)                                     (Observation notes,
                                                                                             daily quizzes, unit   ____Review of
                                                                                             tests, grade level    artifacts
                                                                                             District              ____Walk through
                                                                                             multiple tests to
                                                                                             show mastery of
                                                                                             each PO w/
                                                                                             documents in

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Measure 2      The teacher creates and maintains a learning climate that supports the development of students’ abilities to meet
Arizona’s academic standards.
      Criteria           Does Not Meet             Meets          Meets—Level 2         Meets—Level 3         How Evaluated
                                              Meets—Level 1
2.1 Creates an        ____ Does not        ____ Affirms or      ____ Affirms or                             ____Observation
inclusive and         affirm or correct    corrects student     corrects student
caring classroom      student performance performance           performance                                 ____Conference
environment                                                     equitably
                                                                                                            ____Review of
                      ____ Does not        ____ Praises student ____ Praises student ____ Consistently      lesson plans
                      praise student       learning             learning              gives specific praise
                      learning             performance          performance           to students equitably ____Review of
                      performance                               equitably             while affirming       artifacts
                                                                                      their performance
                      ____ Is sarcastic                                               (Written, verbal,     ____Walk through
                      toward students or                                              student conferences)
                      gives insincere
                      praise to students
2.2 Communicates ____ Does not             ____ Evidence of a                                               ____Observation
high expectations     create a culture for culture for learning
for learning and      learning by          is evident through                                               ____Conference
achievement           establishing and     the nature of
                      communicating high interactions, student                                              ____Review of
                      expectations for     work displayed, and                                              lesson plans
                      learning and a safe  the tone of
                      environment for      conversations in the                                             ____Review of
                      taking risks.        classroom.                                                       artifacts

                                                                                                            ____Walk through

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     Criteria           Does Not Meet                Meets                Meets—Level 2   Meets—Level 3    How Evaluated
                                                Meets—Level 1
2.3 Establishes and   ____ Classroom is       ____ Classroom is a                                         ____Observation
maintains a safe      not a safe physical     safe physical
physical              environment i.e.        environment                                                 ____Conference
environment           hazards exist
                      without precautions                                                                 ____Review of
                      being                                                                               lesson plans
                                                                                                          ____Review of
                      ____ Emergency          ____ Emergency                                              artifacts
                      fire exits are not      fire exits are posted
                      posted                                                                              ____Walk through
2.4(a) Uses           ____ Does not hold      ____ Consistently                                           ____Observation
routines and          students                holds students
procedures            accountable for         accountable for                                             ____Conference
                      following               following
                      established             established                                                 ____Review of
                      schedule/routines       schedule/routines                                           lesson plans

                                                                                                          ____Review of

                                                                                                          ____Walk through
2.4(b) Maximizes      ____ Instructional      ____ Instructional                                          ____Observation
instructional time    time is not             time is consistently
                      consistently used for   used for                                                    ____Conference
                      instructional           instructional
                      activities              activities—teacher                                          ____Review of
                                              is engaged with                                             lesson plans
                                                                                                          ____Walk through

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     Criteria           Does Not Meet           Meets                Meets—Level 2          Meets—Level 3          How Evaluated
                                           Meets—Level 1
2.5(a) Monitors    ____ Does not         ____ Monitors             ____ Is proactive in   ____ Few or no          ____Observation
student behavior   monitor or is         student behavior          addressing student     behavior problems
                   unaware of student                              behavior               are evident in the      ____Conference
                   behavior                                                               classroom
                                                                                                                  ____Review of
                                                                                                                  lesson plans
                   ____ Does not         ____ Responds             ____ Teacher’s         ____ Little or no
                   respond or responds   appropriately to          response effectively   instructional time is   ____Review of
                   inappropriately to    student behavior          changes student’s      interrupted (Teacher    artifacts
                   student behavior      (Attempts to handle       immediate behavior     has strategies in
                                         problems and has          (Infrequent            place to prevent        ____Walk through
                                         referrals)                referrals, may have    students from
                                                                   interruptions but      becoming
                                                                   teacher handles        disruptive, has a
                                                                   disruptions)           strong impact on
                                                                                          students in all

2.5(b) Follows     ____ Does not         ____Follows school        ____Follows school     ____ Effectively        ____Observation
discipline plans   follow school         discipline plan in        discipline plan in     manages student
                   discipline plan       the classroom             the classroom and      conduct in all          ____Conference
                                                                   on assigned duties     school settings
                                                                   and activities         during the school       ____Review of
                                                                                          day                     lesson plans

                                                                                                                  ____Review of

                                                                                                                  _____Walk through

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Measure 3      The teacher implements and manages instruction that develops students’ activities to meet             Arizona’s academic
      Criteria           Does Not Meet             Meets        Meets—Level 2        Meets—Level 3                     How Evaluated
                                             Meets—Level 1
3.1(a) Uses           ____Instructional    ____ Consistently ____ Consistently     ____ Consistently                 ____Observation
appropriate           strategies not       uses at least one uses at least two     uses at least three
instructional         appropriate to grade relevant          relevant              relevant                          ____Conference
strategies            level                instructional     instructional         instructional
                                           strategy to teach strategies to teach   strategies to teach               ____Review of
                                           content and uses  content and uses      content and uses                  lesson plans
                                           technology when   technology when       technology when
                                           appropriate       appropriate           appropriate                       ____Review of
                                                                                   (Cooperative                      artifacts
                                                                                   learning, direct
                                                                                   instruction, graphic              ____Walk through
                                                                                   organizers, hands on

3.1(b)               ____Lacks             ____ Demonstrates         ____ Demonstrates       ____ Implements         ____Observation
Demonstrates         knowledge of          knowledge of              knowledge of            enrichment
content knowledge    content area          content area              content area for        activities in content   ____Conference
                                                                     enrichment (Uses        area (Uses several
                                                                     appropriate             instructional           ____Review of
                     ____Does not teach    ____ Teaches              vocabulary and          activities;             lesson plans
                     appropriate content   appropriate content       grammar, explains       consistently uses
                                                                     enrichment              enrichment              ____Review of
                                                                     activities; describes   activities: compare/    artifacts
                                                                     real life               contrast,
                                                                     applications)           summarizing, notes,     ____Walk through
                                                                                             learning, etc.)
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     Criteria           Does Not Meet                Meets            Meets—Level 2        Meets—Level 3         How Evaluated
                                               Meets—Level 1
3.2 Communicates/    Does not               Communicates             Employs techniques   Consistently         ____Observation
models               communicate            instructional:           to have students     employs techniques
instructional:       instructional:         a. ____Objectives        communicate or       to have students     ____Conference
a.) Objectives       a. ____Objectives      b. ____Directions        demonstrate          communicate or
b.) Directions       b. ____Directions      c. ____Procedures        knowledge of         demonstrate          ____Review of
c.) Procedures       c. ____Procedures      d. ____Assessment        instructional:       knowledge of         lesson plans
(specific)           d. ____Assessment      criteria                 a. ____Objectives    instructional:
d.) Assessment       criteria                                        b. ____Directions    a. ____Objectives    ____Review of
criteria.                                                            c. ____Procedures    b. ____Directions    artifacts
                                                                     d. ____Assessment    c. ____Procedures
                                                                     criteria             d. ____Assessment    ____Walk through
3.3 Provides         ____Does not           ____Modifies or                                                    ____Observation
appropriate          accommodate or         accommodates
instructional        modify instructional   instructional                                                      ____Conference
activities for all   activities to meet     activities to meet
students, i.e. at    the learning needs     the learning needs                                                 ____Review of
risk, ELL, gifted,   of all students        of all students                                                    lesson plans
Sp. Ed., etc.
(For Sp. Ed.                                                                                                   __Review of
students, uses                                                                                                 artifacts
current IEP.)
                                                                                                               ____Walk through

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     Criteria            Does Not Meet               Meets               Meets—Level 2           Meets Level 3        How Evaluated
                                               Meets—Level 1
3.4 Uses thought-      ____Uses only         ____Uses                  ____Uses               ____ Appropriately     ____Observation
provoking              knowledge level       knowledge and             knowledge,             uses all levels of
questioning and/or     strategies            understanding level       understanding,         Bloom’s Taxonomy       ____Conference
instructional                                strategies                application, and       (knowledge,
strategies (Uses                                                       analysis level         understanding,         ____Review of
Bloom’s                                                                strategies             application,           lesson plans
Taxonomy)                                                                                     analysis, synthesis,
                                                                                              and evaluation)        __Review of

                                                                                                                     ____Walk through
3.5 Has students on    ____Less than 75%     ____ The teacher          ____ There is a        ____ The teacher       ____Observation
task and actively      of the students are   has most students         combination of         has most students
engaged during the     on task or actively   are engaged at the        ritual and authentic   authentically          ____ Conference
learning activities    engaged during the    ritual level              engagement during      engaged in the
                       learning activities                             the learning           learning activities    ____Walk through
(Refer to                                                              activities
definitions in
Glossary for
authentic and ritual

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      Criteria           Does Not Meet         Meets—Level 1            Meets—Level 2           Meets—Level 3          How Evaluated
3.6 Monitors and      ____Does not           ____Uses some type       ____Uses multiple       ____ Uses multiple     ____Observation
adjusts instruction   monitor during         of informal              informal assessment     informal assessment
to achieve lesson     instruction            assessment to            strategies to monitor   strategies and         ____Conference
objective(s)                                 monitor                  understanding (Q &      adjusts instruction
                                             understanding            A: choral response,     for all students who   ____Review of
                                                                      answer boards,          do not appear to       lesson plans
                                                                      signaling cards,        achieve lesson
                                                                      sample problems)        objectives (Uses       ____Review of
                      ____Does not adjust    ____Adjusts              ____Adjusts             student tutors,        artifacts
                      instruction to         instruction to a         instruction to          individual help,
                      achieve lesson         limited degree to        achieve lesson          group reteach)         ____Walk through
                      objectives             achieve lesson           objectives for
                                             objectives               students
3.7 Checks for        ____Does not           ____Routinely            ____Uses a variety      ____Involves           ____Observation
understanding         routinely administer   administers              of assessments to       students in self-
                      assessments to         assessments to           check for student       evaluation to assess   ____Conference
                      check for student      check for student        understanding           their understanding
                      understanding          understanding            (Observation notes,     (Uses self             ____Review of
                                                                      daily quizzes, unit     reflection, teacher-   lesson plans
                                                                      tests, grade level      student conferences,
                                                                      assessments,            algorithms, writing    ____Review of
                                                                      District                summaries)             artifacts
                                                                                                                     ____Walk through
3.8 Provides timely   ____Does not           ____Provides             ____ Provides two       ____Routinely          ____Observation
constructive          provide feedback in    timely numerical         forms of feedback       provides timely
feedback to           a timely manner        feedback to students     to students in a        numerical, written,    ____Conference
individual students   ____Does not           (Occasional written      timely manner (i.e.     and verbal feedback    ____Review of
about their           provide constructive   or verbal feedback,      numerical, verbal,      to all students        lesson plans
academic              feedback to students   always gives graded      or written)             (Written notes on      ____Review of
performance                                  numerical feedback)                              assignments, grades    artifacts
                                                                                                                     ____Walk through

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Measure 4      The teacher demonstrates professional responsibilities for assessing   learning; communicating to students, parents,
other professionals and administrators; and developing professionally.
Criteria               Does Not Meet            Meets            Meets—Level 2           Meets—Level 3           How Measured
                                            Meets—Level 1
4.1(a) Tracks        ____Does not         ____ Tracks          ____ Evaluates          ____Keeps extensive     ____Observation
student progress     track student        student progress     student progress        records on each
toward meeting       progress toward      toward meeting       toward meeting          student’s progress      ____Conference
standards            meeting standards standards               standards (2 or         toward meeting
                                                               more forms of           standards, including    ____Review of lesson
                                                               records/data)           examples of student     plans
                                                                                       work (i.e. portfolio,
                                                                                       checklist of            ____Review of
                                                                                       standards/performance   teacher/student
                                                                                       objectives, anecdotal   artifacts
                                                                                                               ____Walk through
4.1(b) Maintains     ____Does not        ____Maintains                                                         ____Observation
accurate records     maintain accurate   accurate records
that show basis      records that show   that show basis for                                                   ____Conference
for scores/grades    basis for scores/   scores/grades
                     grades                                                                                    ____Review of
4.1(c) Uses          ____Does not        ____Keeps                                                             ____Observation
District PASS        update Gradebook    Gradebook and/or
system               and/or PASS (in a   PASS updated (on                                                      ____Conference
                     timely manner)      a regular basis)
                     weekly              weekly                                                                ____Review of

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     Criteria         Does Not Meet             Meets           Meets—Level 2           Meets—Level 3            How Evaluated
                                           Meets—Level 1
4.2(a) Informs the   ____Does not        ____ Informs the      ____Informs the       ____Invites parents to   ____Observation
family about the     inform the family   family about          family about the      participate in
classroom            about the           classroom             classroom             classroom learning       ____Conference
instructional        classroom           academic program      academic program      activities (such as
program and          academic program    (through syllabus,    and encourages        Science Fair, Reading
encourages family    or encourage        Week-at-a-Glance,     family involvement    Under the Stars,         ____Review of
involvement          family              newsletters,          (Sends frequent       Spring Fling, class      teacher/student
                     involvement         academic nights,      newsletters, visits   visits, plays,           artifacts
                                         conferences, etc.)    or phones parents)    programs, assemblies)
4.2(b) Informs the ____Does not          ____Sends all         ____Informs           ____ Communicates        ____Observation
family of          inform families of    required progress     families of           with families of         ____Conference
student’s progress students’ progress    reports concerning    students’ progress    students’ progress
                                         students’ academic    at least once         more than once           ____Review of
                                         progress (PASS,       beyond required       beyond required          teacher/student
                                         report cards, mid-    reporting (Notifies   reporting (Notifies      artifacts
                                         term progress)        parents of at-risk    parents of at-risk
                                                               students between      students twice
                                                               mid and end)          monthly)
4.3 Improves/        ____Does not        ____Participates in   ____Attends more      ____Has a personal
updates content      participate in      required              than required         plan for professional    ____Conference
knowledge and        required            professional          professional          development that
teaching skills by   professional        development           development           includes activities      ____Review of sign-
participating in     development         activities            activities            such as classes,         in sheets
professional         activities                                                      workshops,
development                                                                          professional reading,    ____Transcripts/logs/
activities                                                                           collaboration            certificates

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     Criteria         Does Not Meet              Meets           Meets—Level 2           Meets—Level 3              How Evaluated
                                            Meets—Level 1
4.4 Applies and      ____Does not use     ____Uses and          ____Prepares and      ____Willingly              ____Observation
shares content       or share content     shares content and    shares information    mentors, willing to
and pedagogical      and pedagogical      pedagogical skills    with colleagues       have student teachers,     ____Conference
skills               skills                                     from all              presents at faculty
                                                                professional          meetings, has              ____Review of
                                                                development           leadership role in         teacher artifacts
                                                                activities attended   grade level,
                                                                                      department, school,

The following area of professional responsibility is included under the Narrative section for Measure 4. The principal will
evaluate the teacher in this area based on:

     Criteria         Does Not Meet               Meets          Meets—Level 2           Meets—Level 3              How Evaluated
                                            Meets—Level 1
Participates in     ____Does not          ____Participates in   ____Participates in   ____ Regularly             ____Observation
school and district participate in        required school and   school and district   attends school/ district
events              school and district   district events       events beyond         sponsored events and       ____Conference
                    events                                      those required        recognizes students’
                                                                                      accomplishments            ____Review of
                                                                                      from their                 teacher/student
                                                                                      participation in them      artifacts

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