State Actions to Advance Teacher Evaluation

Publication February 201626 pagesTysza Gandha

What will happen to teacher evaluation in your state under the Every Student Succeeds Act? What actions can state departments of education take to improve the accuracy and value of teacher evaluation and feedback for educators, and local and state leaders?

Our February 2016 report identifies 10 actions state departments of education can take to refine their state’s evaluation system(s) in the areas of system design, implementation and continuous improvement.

The report includes:

  • Strategies that aim to build on the expansive evaluation work that has been done over the last several years.
  • Examples of what’s working in states across the SREB region.
  • State-by-state data on current evaluation policies and practices.


This is the third issue of SREB’s Educator Effectiveness Series.

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