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2-6-13 Dept of Education Evaluation Report Released
The New Jersey Department of Education (“the Department”) released the Evaluation Research and Policy Development Memo on February 5. The following topics are addressed...Click here on More for full information as released by the DOE

The New Jersey Department of Education (“the Department”) released the Evaluation Research and Policy Development Memo on February 5. The following topics are addressed:

· The publication of three reports that address the first year of the teacher evaluation pilot (2011-12) and the national impact of new teacher evaluation systems:

o The Evaluation Pilot Advisory Committee (EPAC) Interim Report

o The Rutgers University Graduate School of Education (RUGSE) Year 1 Report

o Culminating Findings from the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Project’s Three-Year Study

· Background and context for development of evaluation policies and a timeline of activities to date

· Descriptions of common themes from all three reports and the steps taken by the Department to address challenges and make improvements prior to statewide rollout of new evaluation systems

· An explanation of next steps in the development and communication of evaluation policies for SY13-14

The memo can be accessed in its entirety on the NJDOE evaluation website at: http://www.state.nj.us/education/EE4NJ/presources/020513memo.pdf.

The Department continues to update the educator evaluation website and FAQ. If you have questions that are not addressed in these communications or the FAQ, please send them directly to educatorevaluation@doe.state.nj.us or call our Help Line at 609-777-3788.

 


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