WPSBA Letter to Legislators re: NYSSBA Resolution on Testing (10/2015)
WPSBA Statement to SED on 3012-d Evaluation Plan (8/2015)
Student Learning Objectives (SLO's)- SED EngageNY Q&A
APPR SCHOOL DISTRICT RESOLUTION TEMPLATE:
WPSBA Board of Education Resolution re: APPR Review and Redesign (Nov 2014)
WPSBA Statement on Need to Review & Redesign APPR (Nov 2014)
Links to Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents Research on APPR (2014)
APPR Creates an Illusion of Teacher Accountability and Must Be Replaced
Empirical Analysis of the New York State Annual Professional Performance Review System
NYS Teacher & Principal Eval. 2012-13 and beyond: Summary of Revised APPR Provisions
NYSED Engage New York website:
Info on Teacher & Leadership effectiveness, Common Core, Data Driven Instruction, etc.
WPSBA offers an APPR Regulations Point/Counterpoint:
---SED Press Release "Regents Adopt Rules for Evaluating Teacher and Principal Effectiveness" (5/16/2011): "...we have taken a critical step today in developing a fair and equitable system for evaluating the performance of New York's teachers and principals--a system that will enhance the quality of education across the state.
---Diana Ratvich, Education Week blog: "A Dark Day in New York State" (5/31/2011): "...This plan has neither research nor evidence to support it. The Regents are making a gamble with the futural of educational quality...New York will now operate on the assumption that student scores are a valid measure of teacher quality. They are not..."
SED Regents Task Force on Teacher and Principal Effectiveness Report (4/4/11)