Tag Archive: Administrator Evaluation

May 27

Principal Evaluation and Student Achievement : It Is Here

Administrator evaluations are not new, but currently the level of rigour and  introduction of student assessments in levels not used before may cause some principals slight concern or even sleeoness nights.  The measure of a principals’ effectiveness is moving from a routine checklist somewhat similar to a classroom teachers’  evaluation document to a more detailed device …

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Feb 24

Virginia Board of Education Meeting – February – 2012

The Virginia Board of Education February  meeting was held in Richmond in the Department of Education facilities on Thursday, February 23 2012.  The agenda and related documents may be reviewed at www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/meetings/2012/02_feb/agenda.shtml A summary of the meeting is as follows: Election of the Offices of President and Vice President of the Board of Education for 2012-2014.  Mr. David …

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Feb 16

Governor McDonnell Advances ‘Opportunity To Learn’ Education Agenda for 2012

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell announced his 2012 legislative and budget actions that support his administrations ‘Opportunity To Learn’  K-12 education agenda on Thursday, February 9 in Richmond.  VASSP has monitored the education legislative actions for this session of the General Assembly and among them are items from the governor’s education agenda. One bill that has received close attention …

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Jan 13

New Principal Evaluation Model Under Scrutiny

During the public comment period at the first State Board of Education meeting of 2012, the chairperson of the Virginia Education Coalition, of which VASSP is a founding member, told the Board of Education that there was widespread concern among educators that funding in the Governor’s proposed budget to implement the new teacher and principal …

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Nov 29

Extend Your Thinking on Merit Pay

Governor McDonnell campaigned on the idea of merit pay for teachers and administrators. Whether you agree or disagree with his idea, I think you have to respect someone who actually implements something they campaigned on.  Approximately 10% of the school divisions are piloting a merit /incentive pay plan during this school year using the revised teacher …

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Oct 17

Evaluation Work Group

The Virginia Department of Education has confirmed the middle level and high school principals on the Virginia Principal Evaluation work group:Carolyn Bernard, VASSP President, Principal, Grassfield HS, Chesapeake, Carolyn.Bernard@cpschools.comJanice Koslowski, State Coordinator and member of the NASSP Principal Evaluation Committee, Principal, Potomac Falls HS, Loudoun, Janice.Koslowsk@lcps.orgDavid Ellena, NASSP Board of Directors member, Principal, Tomahawk MS, …

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