BJCD(EXHIBIT) - SUPERINTENDENT: EVALUATION
PROCEDURES FOR APPRAISAL OF SUPERINTENDENTRECOMMENDED BY THE COMMISSIONER
Note:The following procedures, which are recommended but not required by the Commissioner, may be used in whole or in part for the Superintendent's evaluation.
The Board shall establish an annual calendar providing for the following activities, in which both the Board and the Superintendent shall participate:
Procedures for setting goals that define expectations and set priorities for the Superintendent.
The Superintendent shall be involved in developing, selecting, or revising the appraisal instrument and process.
19 TAC 150.1022
Student performance shall be a part of locally developed appraisal instruments for Superintendents as specified in Education Code 39.054. 19 TAC 150.1022(e)
A student performance domain shall be included in the appraisal of the Superintendent as follows: "The Superintendent promotes improvement of the performance of students in the District through activities such as comparing disaggregated student performance results to state accountability standards and to prior year performance."
The domains and descriptors used to evaluate the Superintendent may also include:
School or organization morale.
School or organization improvement.
Management of administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions.
School or community relations.
Professional growth and development.
Student achievement indicators and campus performance objectives.
In developing the appraisal instrument, the Board shall use the Superintendent's job description as applicable.
19 TAC 150.1021
The Board may implement a process for collecting staff input for evaluating the Superintendent. If such a process is implemented for use in the Superintendent's evaluation, staff input shall not be anonymous.
Before conducting the Superintendent's appraisal, Board members shall have evidence of training in appropriate personnel evaluation skills related to the locally established criteria and process.
The District, with the approval of the Board, may select the Commissioner-recommended student performance domain for Superintendents or may develop an alternative process in consultation with the District- and campus-level committees and adopted by the Board. If the District uses the Commissioner-recommended student performance domain, it shall meet the following requirements:
The Superintendent shall be required to attend an orientation approved by the Commissioner;
The results on the Commissioner-recommended student performance domain shall be incorporated into the local appraisal instrument;
The results on the Commissioner-recommended student performance domain shall be a primary consideration of the Board in evaluating the Superintendent;
For a Superintendent new to the District, the results from the Commissioner-recommended student performance domain shall be on a "report only" basis during the first year. Dropout and attendance data for the Superintendent shall be on a "report only" basis for the first two years.
19 TAC 150.1022