Using Teacher Evaluation Data to Inform Professional Learning
Addressing a critical need in evaluation reform, this module delves into practical approaches for using evidence and ratings gathered through performance evaluation to inform professional learning for teachers. In this module, in collaboration with your colleagues, you will:
- Learn how teacher evaluation data are used in self-reflection and formative feedback.
- Practice using teacher evaluation data in planning for professional learning for individuals and the organization.
- Explore next steps for ensuring that school and district structures support a teacher evaluation system focused on professional growth.
The module provides six hours of training, including hands-on, collaborative, activities that can be adapted and customized to your state’s context and needs. Download PDF copies of each file below, or request copies of the materials in Microsoft Word format by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The GTL Center can assist you in modifying the materials to suit your context and needs.
See the Ohio module materials for an example of how the GTL Center’s professional learning modules can be easily adapted to fit a state's context.
Note on Adapting the Modules
The modules are designed so that facilitators can adopt them as written or modify the content to reflect state and local context, needs, and priorities.
If modifications to content are made, the GTL Center requests that the following disclaimer be included in the revised materials: The materials were modified in whole or in part with permission from the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders.