Executive Summary

State Education Agency

ASSIGN
Assign someone to "own" the process of teacher engagement
HOLD
Hold regular in-person briefings with stakeholders, including the Legislature, to build understanding
Engage
Engage teachers' unions
ensure
Ensure teachers are heard and that their feedback and input is seriously considered
provide
Provide districts and schools space to roll out new evaluation systems using their own content and messaging
pace
Set a pace with rigorous but realistic timelines. Allow sufficient time for things to be done right
confirm
Confirm that local education agencies (LEAs) have adequate resources to provide targeted PD that matches teacher evaluation results
urge
Urge teachers to get involved in the process of planning, implementing, and improving teacher evaluation systems 
BuilD
Build communication channels where teachers can share experiences or make suggestions
publish
Public contact information for staff in charge of teacher engagement efforts and for advocacy groups involved in reform efforts

Download the Playbook Executive Summary for more information on teacher evaluation reform.

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