DNA(LOCAL) - PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: EVALUATION OF TEACHERS

PDAS

The formal appraisal of District teachers shall be in accordance with the Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS).

General Requirements

District teachers shall be appraised annually. Components of the appraisal process, such as classroom observations and walk-throughs, shall be conducted more frequently as necessary to ensure that teachers receive appropriate guidance.

The District shall establish an appraisal calendar each year.

Formal Observation

The formal observation for a teacher's appraisal shall be unscheduled.

Alternate Appraisers

The list of qualified appraisers who may appraise a teacher in place of the teacher's supervisor shall be approved by the Board.

Second Appraisal

Upon a teacher's request for a second appraiser, the Superintendent or designee shall select the second appraiser from a pre-established roster of trained appraisers.

The formal observation for a second appraisal shall be unscheduled.

Scores

The Board shall ensure that the Superintendent or designee establishes procedures regarding how domain scores from first and second appraisals will be used.

Grievances

Complaints regarding teacher appraisal shall be addressed in accordance with DGBA(LOCAL).

Lohn ISD

DNA(LOCAL)-A

UPDATE 98

DATE ISSUED: 10/2/2013