Teacher/Principal Evaluation Project (TPEP) - Overview
ESD 105 is committed to supporting teachers and principals in Washington's statewide teacher/principal evaluation process. Our goals are:
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has information about this project and its history:"The Teacher/Principal Evaluation Pilot was born out of Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 6696 during the 2010 legislative session. The evaluation provisions in the bill were part of a larger reform effort made during Washington's Race to the Top application. The bill created our pilot project and moved the state from a two-tiered system of unsatisfactory, to a four-tiered evaluation system. In addition to moving to a four-tiered system, the legislation created eight new criteria for teachers and principal to be evaluated upon, with common themes tying the criteria for teachers and principals together. "For more information please visit the state's TPEP website.
- • Provide professional development
- • Support growth
- • Increase student and school success.