Teacher Evaluation Systems that Actually Work
One of the six places is the state of New Mexico. Its teacher evaluation system especially caught my attention because it is definitely a system in which teacher evaluations are actually spread out. It is indeed different from a binary system in which teachers are either satisfactory or unsatisfactory. And the distribution definitely shows a trend that may be promising.
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National Council on Teacher Quality. Making a Difference: Six Places Where Teacher Evaluation Systems are Getting Results. OCTOBER 2018
"Yes, New Mexico’s system allows the state to give teachers precise insight into areas of improvement. The state’s teachers receive their evaluation ratings as early as August, and these evaluation ratings are directly linked to professional development opportunities. Between 2015 and 2018, over 1,000 more teachers earned exemplary and highly effective ratings under New Mexicos' teaching evaluation system, NMTEACH."