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Senate Bill 10-191 Implementation


Timeline for Conducting Annual Evaluations

One of the main elements of change with the implementation of Senate Bill 10-191 is the requirement to evaluate all licensed personnel annually. This quick tip is intended to clarify when specific elements of the bill take effect in order to allow school districts to plan for this change in practice. Scroll down to see how final ratings will be reported.

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Prior to 2010/11

Transition 2010/11, 2011/12, & 2012/13

Implementation 2013/14 and beyond

Teacher Evaluations

Non-probationary teachers: Once every three years.

Probationary teachers: Every year

2010/11 No change

2011/12 No change

2012/13 Annual evaluations for all probationary AND non-probationary teachers

Statutory Reference: 22-9-106 (1) (C) (II)

Annual evaluations based on the teacher Quality Standards with 50% based on student growth

Principal Evaluations

New principals every year until their fourth year.

Beginning in the fourth year, once every three years

2010/11 No change

2011/12 Annual evaluations

Statutory Reference: 22-9-106 (1) (C) (III)

2012/13 Annual evaluations

Annual evaluations based on Pprincipal Quality Standards with 50% based on student growth

How will Final Effectiveness Ratings be Reported?

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Reporting Final Ratings to the State in the HR Collection.

Prior to 2010/11

Transition 2010/11, 2011/12, & 2012/13

Implementation 2013/14 and beyond

Teacher “Performance Standards”: Final Ratings

Satisfactory

Unsatisfactory

Not evaluated

Optional Differential Ratings: (districts that have not established a multi tiered rating system may equate Satisfactory to Effective: HR Collections Guidance)

Highly Effective

Effective

Partially Effective

Ineffective

Not Evaluated

Evaluation not conducted in prior year-for a reason other than that the teacher/principal is new.

Differential Ratings:

Highly Effective

Effective

Partially Effective

Ineffective

Beginning in July of 2014, ratings on each of the principal and teacher quality standards will also be collected. 6.04 (C) (2) (e)

Principal “Performance Standards”:

Final Ratings

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