An Agency of the Regional Offices of Education for Will and Grundy - Kendall Counties
Phone: (815) 744-8334   Registration: (815) 744-8337   Fax: (815) 744-8396  
Friday, October 19, 2018

Principal-Teacher Evaluator Retraining

 

NEW EVALUATION SYSTEMS PROVIDE ILLINOIS EDUCATORS GREATER SUPPORT

In 2010, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA), which changed how teachers’ and principals’ performance is measured in the state. The new evaluation systems in Illinois school districts will combine multiple measures of student growth and professional practice. The evaluations will be based on standards of effective teaching, with evaluators trained and prequalified to conduct observations, collect evidence, and provide helpful feedback in a timely way. Hand-in-hand with the new evaluations, school systems will be expected to strengthen their professional development offerings so that educators get the support they need to help their students improve.​​​

-per https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Educator-Evaluations.aspx

Renewal Cycle

Date of Retraining

 

As a teacher evaluator, if I took the initial training in 2012 and renewed my license by July 1st, 2013.

My retraining must be completed between 7/1/2013 and 6/30/2018.

If my renewal cycle is 7/1/2009 - 6/30/2014 and I took the initial training during this period

My retraining must be completed between 7/1/2014 and 6/30/2019.

If my renewal cycle is 7/1/2010 - 6/30/2015 and I took the initial training during this period

My retraining must be completed between 7/1/2015 and 6/30/2020.

If my renewal cycle is 7/1/2011 - 6/30/2016 and I took the initial training during this period

My retraining must be completed between 7/1/2016 and 6/30/2021.

If my renewal cycle is 7/1/2012 - 6/30/2017 and I took the initial training during this period

My retraining must be completed between 7/1/2017 and 6/30/2022.

*Please note that re-training cannot be taken early. It must be taken in the NEXT renewal cycle following the initial training, or re-training credit cannot be awarded. Furthermore, educators must have successfully completed the initial training before completing re-training. Re-training credit cannot be awarded without having first completed initial training.

For more information on the retraining guidelines click here

https://www.isbe.net/Documents/Teacher_Evaluator_Renewal_Information.pdf 

 

State Retraining Requirements and Timelines

What are state retraining requirements? Retraining requirements will be met through the Administrator Academy structure. Teachers, ROE/ISC personnel, and administrators can all access retraining, so you should anticipate there will be varying levels of experience and needs within each group you train. A teacher evaluator must complete two Administrator Academies to meet retraining requirements. A principal evaluator must complete two Administrator Academies to meet retraining requirements. An individual who is both a teacher and principal evaluator must complete three Administrator Academies. Academies can be taken in any order. They do not have to be taken together.

Teacher Evaluator

Professional Practice

Student Growth

Choose one Academy:

#1448

#1451

#1452

#1801

Required:

#3000 or 3002

Principal Evaluator

Professional Practice

Student Growth

Required

#1865

Required:

#3001 or 3002

 

Teacher/Principal Evaluator (Both approvals)

Professional Practice

Student Growth

Choose one Academy:

#1448

#1451

#1452

#1801

AND

#1865

Required: #3002

 

 

For more answers to FAQ’s click here

https://www.isbe.net/Documents/Evaluator-retraining-FAQs.pdf

 

To schedule an Evaluator Retraining AA at your district location with our ISBE approved trainer (John Randich) call Deanna Chapman or Mary Chignoli at 815-744-8334 or email at dchapman@pdaonline.org.

 
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