Executive Summary

Post-Test

  • Assessment administered at the end of a school year which is part of the same system as a post test.
  • Student Learning (or “Student Outcomes,” “Student Achievement”).
  • Outcome in which students achieve mastery of content standards.
  • May be measured through standardized exams, formal non-exam-based demonstrations of learning (e.g., a portfolio of student work collected at the end of the year), or other means.

Debbie Vaughn, M.Ed

Interviewee Background

Debbie Vaughn, M.Ed., teaches fifth grade, and is the English as a Second Language Specialist (ESL) for Lebanon Special School District in Tennessee. Since moving to Tennessee from Florida, in 2004, she has been named Middle Tennessee ESL Teacher of the Year (2009), Castle Heights Upper Elementary School Teacher of the Year(2010), Lebanon Special School District Teacher of the Year (5-8, 2010), and Regional Finalist for the State of Tennessee Teacher of the  Year (2010).

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