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14 DE Admin. Code 106
Education Impact Analysis Pursuant To 14 Del.C. Section 122(d)
A. Type of Regulatory Action Required
B. Synopsis of Subject Matter of the Regulation
The Secretary of Education seeks the consent of the State Board of Education to repeal 14 DE Admin. Code 106 Teacher Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II). The regulation is no longer applicable because 14 DE Admin. Code 106A Teacher Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II) Revised took effect beginning in the 2011-2012 school year.
Persons wishing to present their views regarding this matter may do so in writing by the close of business on or before July 5, 2013 to Susan Haberstroh, Department of Education, at 35 Commerce Way, Suite 1, Dover, DE 19901. A copy of this regulation is available from the above address or may be viewed at the Department of Education business office.
1.0 The Teacher 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:
"Announced Observation" shall consist of the Pre-observation Form and conference with the evaluator, an observation by the evaluator at an agreed upon date and time, using the associated formative conferences and reports. The observation shall be of sufficient length, at least thirty (30) minutes, to analyze the lesson and assess teacher performance.
"Board" shall mean a local board of education or charter school board of directors.
"Credentialed Evaluator" shall mean the individual, usually the supervisor of the teacher, who has 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 Teachers" shall mean the manual that contains the prescribed forms, detailed procedures, specific details about the five (5) components of evaluation and other relevant documents that are used to implement the appraisal process.
"DSEA" shall mean the Delaware State Education Association.
"Experienced Teacher" shall mean a teacher who holds a valid and current Continuing or Advanced License, issued pursuant to Chapter 12 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code; or Standard or Professional Status Certificate issued prior to August 1, 2003.
"Improvement Plan" shall be the plan that a teacher and evaluator mutually develop in accordance with 8.0.
"Novice Teacher" shall mean a teacher who holds a valid and current Initial License, issued pursuant to Chapter 12 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code.
"Satisfactory Component Rating" shall mean the teacher's performance demonstrates an understanding of the concepts of the component, issued pursuant to Chapter 12 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code.
"Satisfactory Evaluation" shall be equivalent to the overall "Effective" or "Needs Improvement" rating on the Summative Evaluation and shall be used to qualify for a continuing license.
"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.
"Unannounced Observation" shall consist of an observation by the evaluator at a date and time that has not been previously arranged using the associated formative conferences and reports. The observation shall be of sufficient length, at least thirty (30) minutes, to analyze the lesson and assess teacher performance.
"Unsatisfactory Component Rating" shall mean the teacher'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.
6.1.1 A satisfactory rating for each Appraisal Component shall mean the teacher demonstrates acceptable performance by meeting at least three (3) of the four (4) Appraisal Criteria specified in each of the five (5) components set forth in 5.1.
This regulation shall be in effect until the effective date of 14 DE Admin. Code 106a Teacher Appraisal Process Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II) Revised.
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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