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Educator Effectiveness Toolkit - Examples from Oregon Districts


Educator Effectiveness
The materials on this page are working documents from Oregon school districts. They are provided as examples for districts as they work to revise and refine their evaluation and support systems. This page will be updated periodically as more materials become available.

District Collaboration Grant Sites Contact Information

For the 2013-2014 school year 26 Design and Immplementation Grants were awarded to 26 Oregon districts (individually or as part of a consortium) through a competetive application process.



Student Learning and Growth Goals

  • David Douglas SD
    • Beginning of Year Goal Setting Form MS-Word  03/25/2015 (23.02 KB)
      Purpose: Conduct a collaborative conversation between teachers and administrators about the SLGs and PPG selected for this school year. This should include a review of context and data, as well as proposed strategies and supports needed.
    • Mid-Year Conference Tool MS-Word  03/25/2015 (22.23 KB)
      Purpose: Conduct a collaborative conversation between teachers and administrators about progress toward the SLGs and PPG selected for this school year. This should include a review of student progress, as well as potential adjustments to strategies and supports needed.
    • End of Year Conference Tool MS-Word  03/25/2015 (24.97 KB)
      Purpose: Conduct a collaborative conversation between teachers and administrators about the final results of SLGs and PPG selected for this school year. This should include a discussion of the goals, outcomes, effectiveness of strategies, new learning, and modifications for the future.
  • Bethel SD
    • Evaluation Resources  External Link  
      This page on the Bethel SD website includes resources for creating SLG and professional practice goals as well as tools for use during mid- and end-of-year conferences.
    • Mid-Year Teacher Goal Conference Video  External Link  
      This 15 minute video, produced by the Bethel SD, provides a condensed look at what a mid-year SLG goal conference looks like.
  • Sample SLG Goals (ODE)    


Observation and Evidence


  • Educator Effectiveness e-Portfolios  External Link  
    In this 7 minute video, the assistant superintendent of North Central ESD provides an overview of their use of a learning management system to create educator effectiveness e-portfolios for teachers.
  • Specialists Rubrics
    • Salem Keizer  External Link  
      The Salem-Keizer SD has developed performance rubrics for a variety of staff positions including counselors, English Language Acquisition specialists, OT and PT, Speech Pathologists and others.
    • Corvallis SD  External Link  
      The handbook for professional growth includes rubrics for instructional specialists, counselors and special education teachers. There is a separate rubric for nurses.
    • Additional Specialist Rubrics    
  • Administrator Rubrics
    • Non-builidng Administrator Rubric (Lebanon SD) MS-Word External Link 03/23/2015 (37.07 KB)
      The domains and standards apply to administrators that are not assigned to school buildings. These employees are in management positions throughout the district. Though these standards could apply to any leader, they are specifically written for non-building administrators.
  • Observation Tools
    • Staff Meeting Observation Tool (Salem-Keizer) MS-Word   05/01/2012 (88.50 KB)
      This tool developed by the Salem-Keizer School District is designed to be used during an observation of a principal conducting a staff meeting.
    • Post-Observation Conference Tool MS-Word   05/01/2012 (55 KB)
      This document, developed by several Oregon school districts, is designed to be used during an observation of a principal conducting a post-observation conference with a teacher.
  • Artifacts
    • Artifact Ideas for Danielson (David Douglas) PDF  External Link 03/18/2015 (105.57 KB)
      This document from the David Douglas SD includes examples of evidence organized by standard using the Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teaching.


Models of District Evaluation Systems


The example handbooks below are provided as districts continue to revise their evaluation systems and materials. These materials represent district implementation efforts over the 2014-15 school year and may currently be under revision to ensure alignment with the latest requirements. ODE does not endorse any particular model.


Contacts
  • Tanya Frisendahl Email    (503) 947-5754
    District and School Effectiveness - Education Specialist
  • Sarah Martin Email    (503) 947-5668
    District and School Effectiveness - Ed. Specialist, Instructional Resources
  • Sarah Phillips Email    (503) 947-5783
    District and School Effectiveness - Education Program Specialist
  • Brian Putnam Email    (503) 947-5806
    District and School Effectiveness - Educator Effectiveness Specialist