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14 DE Admin. Code 108
I. Summary of the Evidence and Information Submitted
The Secretary of Education seeks the consent of the State Board of Education to repeal 14 DE Admin. Code 108 Administrator Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II). The regulation is no longer applicable because 14 DE Admin. Code 108 Administrator Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II) Revised took effect beginning in the 2011-2012 school year.
Notice of the proposed regulation was published in the News Journal and the Delaware State News on June 3, 2013, in the form hereto attached as Exhibit “A”. Comments were received from the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens and the State Council for Persons with Disabilities endorsing the repeal.
II. Findings of Facts
The Secretary finds that it is appropriate to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 108 Administrator Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II) because it is no longer needed.
III. Decision to Amend the Regulation
For the foregoing reasons, the Secretary concludes that it is appropriate to repeal 14 DE Admin. Code 108 Administrator Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II). Therefore, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §122, 14 DE Admin. Code 108 attached hereto as Exhibit “B” is hereby repealed. Pursuant to the provision of 14 Del.C. §122(e), 14 DE Admin. Code 108 shall hereby be repealed and no further action will be required by the department.
IV. Text and Citation
The text of 14 DE Admin. Code 108 Administrator Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II) repealed hereby shall be in the form attached hereto as Exhibit “B”, and said regulation shall no longer be cited in the Administrative Code of Regulations for the Department of Education.
V. Effective Date of Order
The actions hereinabove referred to were taken by the Secretary pursuant to 14 Del.C. §122 on July 18, 2013. The effective date of this Order shall be ten (10) days from the date this Order is published in the Delaware Register of Regulations.
IT IS SO ORDERED the 18th day of July 2013.
Approved this 18th day of July 2013
1.0 The Administrator Appraisal Process, Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II), shall be effective for the following school districts and charter schools beginning with the 2007-08 school year:
Board shall mean the local board of education or charter school board of directors.
Credentialed Evaluator shall mean the individual, usually the supervisor of the administrator, who has successfully completed the evaluation training in accordance with 10.0. A superintendent shall be evaluated by member(s) of the local school board of education who shall also have successfully completed the evaluation training in accordance with 10.0. The Credentialed Evaluator may also be referred to as “Evaluator”.
DASA shall mean the Delaware Association of School Administrators.
DPAS II Guide for Administrators shall mean the manual that contains the prescribed forms, detailed procedures, evaluation criteria and other relevant documents that are used to implement the appraisal process.
DSEA shall mean the Delaware State Education Association.
Experienced Administrator shall mean an administrator who has three (3) or more years of service as an administrator.
Formative Process shall consist of the Goal Setting Conference, self evaluation, a survey of staff that are supervised by the administrator, and formative conferences and reports as outlined in the DPAS II Guide for Administrators.
Improvement Plan shall be the plan that an administrator and evaluator mutually develop in accordance with 8.0.
Inexperienced Administrator shall mean an administrator who has less than three (3) years of service as an administrator.
Satisfactory Component Rating” shall mean the administrator’s performance demonstrates an understanding of the concepts of the component.
Satisfactory Evaluation shall be equivalent to the overall “Effective” or “Needs Improvement” rating on the Summative Evaluation.
State Assessment shall mean the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) or its successor.
Summative Evaluation shall be the final evaluation at the conclusion of the appraisal cycle.
Unsatisfactory Component Rating shall mean the administrator’s performance does not demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of the component.
Unsatisfactory Evaluation shall be the equivalent to the overall “Ineffective” rating on the Summative Evaluation.
Working Day shall mean a day when the employee would normally be working in that district or charter school.
4.0 DPAS II Guide for Administrators
4.1 All districts and charter schools shall use the manual entitled DPAS II Guide for Administrators as developed and as may be amended by the Department of Education in collaboration with DSEA and DASA to implement the appraisal system.
10.2 The training for the certificate of completion shall include techniques for observation and conferencing, content and relationships of ISLLC standards, and a thorough review of the DPAS II Guide for Administrators. Activities in which participants practice implementation of DPAS II procedures shall be included in the training.
This regulation shall be in effect until the effective date of 14 DE Admin Code 108a Administrator Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II) Revised.
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