|NM||Adopted 09/2013||P-12||Teacher and School Leader Effectiveness|
126.96.36.199, 8, 10, 11 NMAC
Defines "Approved observer" for the 2013-2014 school year, as an individual who holds a level 3-B license, is employed by a school district or charter school as an administrator and who has completed the PED's teacher observation training. Defines "Certified o...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Council on Educator Development|
H.F. 215 - Division VI
Establishes a council to study and make recommendations for statewide teacher and administrator evaluations. Requires the council to consider the current systems in place, national systems and standards, the use of student outcomes, indicators of practice (e.g...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Modifies Deadlines under the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Evaluation System|
Modifies provisions related to establishing which teachers fall under the requirements of the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Evaluation System (changes from 2011-12 school year to "prior to full implementation of the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effe...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Teacher and Principal Evaluation Systems|
Directs the department of education, before the 2014-15 school year, to develop a framework for a statewide personnel evaluation system. Directs the state board to promulgate administrative regulations to establish a statewide professional growth and effective...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||School personnel evaluation policies and grievance procedures.|
H.B. 2151/S.B. 1223
Makes several changes to the processes by which teachers and certain administrators are evaluated and to the grievance procedure process. Requires teachers, assistant principals, and principals to be evaluated every year, either formally or informally, and suc...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Teacher/Leader Evaluation System|
Delays implementation of phase II of the statewide education accountability system pertaining to teacher and school leader evaluation by providing a phased-in approach over the course of a four-year period commencing school year 2013-2014. Establishes goals an...
|NM||Passed 02/2013||P-12||Validity Study of Teacher and School Administrator Effectiveness|
Requests that the Legislative Education Study Committee convene a work group to study the validity of using standards-based assessments for other purposes, such as teacher and school administrator effectiveness and school grading. Requires the work group to r...
|AK||Adopted 01/2013||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluation|
4 AAC 04.200, 205; 4 AAC 19.010, 020, 030, 040, 050, 060, 099
Requires by July 1, 2015, a school district will adopt standards of performance for teachers and administrators based on student learning data. At first student data will count for 20% of an evaluation, but that will gradually increase to 50% by the school yea...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Principal Evaluations|
From bill summary: Authorizes a district to evaluate a principal annually for the principal's first and second year of employment as a new principal and authorizes additional evaluations. Authorizes a district governing board to identify who will conduct the e...
|LA||Adopted 09/2012||P-12||Evaluation and Assessment of Teachers and Administrators|
LAC 28:CXLVII.105, 301, 305, 307, 309, 311, 319, 321, 323, 325, 701, 901, 903, and 905
Makes various changes to align the evaluation of school personnel with Act 54 of the 2010 Regular Legislative Session, including: (1) Clarifying the observation/data collection process for local personnel evaluation plans; (2) Overview of what constitutes the ...
|NM||Adopted 08/2012||P-12||Teacher and School Leader Effectiveness|
Adds new rule: 6.69.8 NMAC 'Teacher and School Leader Effectiveness,' which is intended to establish uniform procedures for conducting annual evaluations and effectiveness of licensed school teachers and administrators. A. As soon as possible but not later tha...
|MA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Teacher and Principal Evaluation Systems|
Requires the State Board to establish and maintain a data system for the purpose of assessing the effectiveness of district evaluation systems in assuring effective teaching and administrative leadership. Requires that such information be made publicly availab...
|NY||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Public Reporting of Teacher/Principal Performance Review Results|
Directs each district and board of cooperative educational services (BOCES) to release to the public and the department of education the quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores from its teachers' and principals' annual professional performance revie...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Assistant Principal Evaluations|
S.B. 316 - Assistant Principal Evaluations
Clarifies that evaluation procedures for assistant principals must be based on principles comparable to the teacher evaluation policy adopted by the board, but must be tailored to the duties and responsibilities of assistant principals (previously policy requi...
|IL||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Evaluation of Certified Employees Under Articles 24A and 34 of the School Code|
23 IL ADC 50.10, 20, 30, 100, 110, 120, 140, 200, 300, 310, 320, 330, 400, 410, 420; 23 IL ADC 50.App. A
From Illinois Register: Sets forth the minimum requirements for both student growth and professional practice that all school districts must meet when establishing their performance
evaluation systems for teachers and principals/assistant principals (Subparts ...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Rating Tool for Professional School Staff|
H.B. 1901 - Section 1123
Section 1123 requires the Secretary of Education--by June 30, 2013--to create a rating tool to measure the performance of professional staff in all districts, intermediate units, area vocational-technical schools, charter schools, and cyber charter schools. Re...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Matters|
S.B. 2284 -- Division III
This section relates to teacher reviews, professional development, and administrator evaluations. Creates three new task forces: Statewide Educator Evaluation System Task Force, Iowa Teaching Standards and Criteria Review Task Force, and Teacher Performance, C...
|LA||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluations|
LAC 28:CXLVII.Chapters 1-9
From May 2012 Louisiana Register: Act 54 of the 2010 Regular Legislative Session required that BESE develop, adopt, and promulgate all rules necessary for the implementation of teacher and administrator evaluations. Present rulemaking provides guidelines for i...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Teacher and Admin Evaluations|
(Sec. 51) Expands the requirements for the guidelines for the state model evaluation program for teachers and school administrators to include 1)using four ratings to evaluate teacher performance: (a) exemplary, (b) proficient, (c) developing, and (d) below st...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Principal Evaluation - Data Component|
Requires that longitudinal student growth data account for 35% of a principal's annual evaluation.
Article 2, Sec.8, Sub.3 https://www.revisor.mn.gov/data/revisor/law/2012/0/2012-239.pdf...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Annual Evaluation of School Superintendents|
Requires the local school board to conduct an annual comprehensive evaluation of the school superintendent consistent with the assessment components established by law and the assessment benchmarks established by the Mississippi school board association.
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Deadline for Annual Performance Evaluations|
H.B. 706 - Deadline for Annual Performance Evaluations
Eliminates a deadline for annual performance evaluations (continues to require annual performance evaluations, but eliminates requirement that the evaluator complete annual evaluations of all certified personnel by April 1). Page 4 of 11: http://www.legis.ga.g...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Effective Teaching and School Leadership|
Requires school administrative units to develop and implement comprehensive performance evaluation and professional growth systems for teachers and principals. Sets forth standards that must be met by the systems, including a requirement that multiple measures...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Teacher/Principal Evaluations|
Requires the State Board to adopt four state performance classifications (highly effective, effective, developing, ineffective) and guidelines for school districts and charter schools for the teacher and principal evaluation instrument by December 1, 2012. Per...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Multiple Sections: Educator Effectiveness and Preparation Program Effectiveness|
Requires that beginning July 1, 2012, each teacher preparatory program in the state submit to the department a list of individuals who have completed the program and who have been recommended by the program for licensure, together with each individual's date o...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Portion of State Funding Contingent on Adoption of Teacher and Principal Evaluation Process|
A.B. 9057 - Portion of State Funding Contingent on Adoption of Teacher and Principal Evaluation Process
Part A, Section 1: Requires a school district, to be eligible for an apportionment of general support for public schools from the funds appropriated for the 2012-13 school year in excess of the amount apportioned to the district in the base year, to submit doc...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Educator Evaluation|
S.B. 64 - Educator Evaluation
Requires each district employee to be evaluated annually in accordance with state board rules. Requires provisional or probationary educators to be evaluated at least twice each school year. Establishes parameters for state board rules, including requiring a t...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Administrator Evaluation and Compensation|
S.B. 64 - Administrator Evaluation and Compensation
Defines "district administrator" and "school administrator". Directs the state board to adopt rules establishing a framework for the evaluation of school and district administrators that includes, among other components, student achievement indicators emphasiz...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||District & School Leader Evaluation|
Directs state board to measure year-to-year changes in student achievement and link performance to school and district leaders, including principals and superintendents. Requires state board, no later than July 1, 2013, to use performance data to establish an ...
|SD||Rejected by voters 03/2012||P-12||Teacher and Principal Evaluations|
Provides that beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, any public school district seeking state accreditation must evaluate each certified teacher on an annual basis and each certified principal not less than every other year. Each school district must adopt th...
|CO||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Evaluation of Educator Effectiveness|
Senate Bill 10-191, enacted in 2010, requires the general assembly to review and approve the rules adopted by the state board of education implementing a statewide system to evaluate the effectiveness of licensed personnel employed by school districts and boar...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluation/Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness|
From Legislative Staff Summary - Specifies provisions that must apply to personnel decisions concerning teachers when a school district or intermediate school district (ISD) conducts a staffing or program reduction or otherwise makes a personnel determination ...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Principal Evaluation|
Requires that a school superintendent perform an annual evaluation of school principals.
Directs school districts to develop and implement a performance-based system for annually evaluating school principals. Requires the evaluation to be designed to improve ...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Performance-based Principal Evaluations|
Directs the education commissioner and the associations of elementary and secondary school principals to convene a group of experts and stakeholders to develop an annual performance-based principal evaluation system model which will consider: high standards fo...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Principal Evaluations|
H.B. 153 - Principal Evaluations
Requires that local board procedures for principal evaluations be based on principles comparable to the teacher evaluation policy adopted by the board under section 3319.111, but be tailored to the duties and responsibilities of principals and the environment ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Teachers and Leaders Council|
Creates the Teachers and Leaders Council of Nevada; prescribing the membership and duties of the Council; requiring the State Board of Education to establish a statewide performance evaluation system for teachers and administrators; revising provisions governi...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Confidentiality of Teacher and Administrator Performance Documents|
Clarifies that the confidentiality of documents evaluating teacher or administrator performance applies to teachers and administrators at open-enrollment charter schools, regardless of whether the teacher or administrator is certified. Provides that at the req...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Principal Appraisal and Performance Development|
Requires districts to appraise each principal annually. Directs the commissioner to establish by rule and administer a comprehensive principal appraisal and professional development system. Authorizes the commissioner to establish a consortium of experts on ed...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Teacher and administrator evaluation|
Existing law provides that a teacher or administrator must be evaluated at least once each year. Teachers and administrators who have completed their probationary period is considered postprobationary. Postprobationary teachers or administrators who receive a...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluations and Employment|
Expands the requirements of the annual reports of accountability to include a reporting of the number and percentages of administrators, teachers, and other staff for each elementary school, middle school or junior high school and high school and for each scho...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Evaluation System|
Relates to the Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Evaluation System; changes the Commission from the Oklahoma Race to the Top Commission to the Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Commission; deletes certain requirements for commission; providing an effective date;...
|New Mexico Effective Teaching Task Force|
Creates the New Mexico Effective Teaching Task Force that is charged with presenting recommendations to the governor regarding how best to measure the effectivenes of teachers and school leaders. The recommendations must include: indentified measures of studen...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Models for Teacher and Principal Evaluations|
Expands state law providing that each school district may select and incorporate one or more of the models for evaluation of the professional performance of teachers and principals proposed by the state department of education, by permitting a school district ...
|FL||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluations|
S.B. 736 - Teacher and Administrator Evaluations
Enacts the "Student Success Act". Requires each district superintendent to annually report the results of instructional staff and administrator evaluations to the department of education. Directs the department to monitor implementation of each district's teac...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Dismissal Section|
This section addresses employment status of career teachers (defined in this section), probationary teachers and administrators. A principal who has received a rating of "ineffective" as measured pursuant to the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Evalu...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Teacher and Principal Evaluations and Hearing Procedures|
A.B. 11171, Section 1-5
From "Summary of Specific Provisions" on Assembly Web site:
Section one of the bill would add a new S3012-c of the Education law, establishing the requirements for new, more rigorous annual professional performance reviews (APPRs) of classroom teachers and b...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Teacher /Principal Evaluation and Tenure|
Calls for the development of a teacher evaluation system in which at least 50% of the evaluation is determined by the academic growth of the teacher's students. The evaluation system must include multiple measures of student performance in conjunction with stu...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Teacher and Principal Evaluations|
Requires the state board of education to adopt and maintain a model framework for a teacher and principal evaluation instrument that includes quantitative data on student academic progress that accounts for between 33-50% of the evaluation outcomes and best p...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Evaluation of District Superintendents|
Relates to evaluation of superintendents of schools. Distinguishes the evaluation requirements for the local superintendent from those for other school personnel (previous legislation applied to all certified school personnel, including superintendents). Requi...
|CO||Issued 03/2010||P-12||Governor's Council for Educator Effectiveness|
Exec. Order B 2010-001
The purpose of the Council is to provide a forum for considering options and providing recommendations to ensure that every educator (teachers and principals) is: Evaluated using multiple fair, transparent, timely, rigorous, and valid methods, at least 50% of ...
|IL||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Performance Evaluation Reform Act of 2010|
Amends 105 ILCS 5/2-3.25g. After effective date, bars districts, joint agreements of districts or regional superintendents from seeking a waiver or modification of a mandate requiring (i) student performance
data to be a significant factor in teacher or princi...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Evaluation|
S.B. 981 - Sec. 1249
Part of Michigan's Race to the Top Legislation. Requires local boards of education to work with teachers and administrators to develop a system to evaluate student academic growth using local assessment and statewide tests. Requires all teachers and administra...
|TN||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010 - Teacher-Related Provisions|
S.B. 7005A - H.B. 7010A
Creates a Teacher Evaluation Advisory Committee (TEAC) composed of 15 members, including the Commissioner of Education, the Executive Director of the State Board of Education, the Chairs of the Education Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives, a...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Educator Standards Board|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.60, 3319.61
Amends the membership of the educator standards board (ESB). Specifies that board membership must reflect the diversity of the state in terms of gender, race, ethnic background and geographic distribution. Among other changes, adds to the board an individual e...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Quality of Preparation Programs for Teachers and Other School Personnel|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.12, 3301.42, 3333.048 and 3333.048
Partly from DOE summary of H.B. 1: Directs the superintendent of public instruction, jointly with the chancellor of the board of regents, to establish metrics and courses of study for postsecondary institutions that prepare educators and other school personnel...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Education Standards Board Subcommittees|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.611, 3319.612, and 3319.63
3319.611: Establishes the subcommittee on standards for superintendents of the education standards board (ESB). Establishes subcommittee membership. Provides that the subcommittee must assist the ESB in developing the standards for superintendents and with any...
|IL||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||Master Principal Designation|
23 IAC 25.10 thru .770 (non seq.)
Establishes the requirements for the new "master principal" designation, the last new initiative that was created by the "SAELP legislation' in 2006. Page 289-310 of 329: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume32_issue10.pd...
|OH||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||PERFORMANCE-BASED LICENSURE FOR ADMINISTRATORS|
Rescinded old rules and adopted new rules regarding requirements for performance- based licensure for administrators. A beginning principal must be able to demonstrate success in each of the five areas described in this rule: 1) continuous improvement; 2) inst...
|IA||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||GENERAL ACCREDITATION STANDARDS|
IAC 281-12.7(256,284,284A), 12.7(1), 12.7(2), 72.9(1), 281-Chapter83, 281-83.1(284,284A), 281- 83.2(284,248A), 281-83.3(284), 83.3(1) through,83.3(4), 281-83.4(284),
Implements changes made to the Student Achievement and Teacher Quality program and the Beginning Administration Mentoring and Induction program. Adds standards and criteria by which AEA staff who meet the definition of teacher should be evaluated. Adds a new d...
|LA||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Standards for Educational Leaders in Louisiana|
LAC 28:CXXXVII.Chapters 1-5
Creates the Educational Leader Standards guide to identify the knowledge, skills, performances and dispositions of effective educational leaders. Pages 1-5 of http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/reg/0707/0707RUL.pdf...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Leadership|
H.B. 842, Sections on Leadership
Section 3 is amended to require that any superintendent candidate has completed a program that included the Pennsylvania leadership standards or an equivalent program. Also requires the completion of an induction program of not more than 36 hours in any one ye...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||School Administrator Standards|
S.F. 277 (Section 2 and 3)
Directs the director of the department of education to develop Iowa standards for school administrators, including knowledge and skill criteria, and develop, based on these standards, mentoring and induction, evaluation processes, and professional development ...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Student Progress Reports|
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 2
Provides that by July 1, 2008, a student progress report must be prepared for all students. States that the progress report must provide parents with information on their child's performance on state assessments over multiple years of testing, and must also ex...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Principal Certification, Mentoring and Evaluation|
Requires the state board to establish a new principal mentoring program to allow experienced principals to serve as mentors to new principals during their first year as a principal. Requires the principal, in collaboration with the mentor, to identify areas fo...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Duties of School Boards|
Requires school board members other than of the Chicago Board of Education to take an oath of office. Sets forth the contents of that oath. Specifies that the local board must direct the superintendent in his or her administration of the school district, inclu...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Principal Evaluations and Development|
Concerns principals in public schools; requires the state board of education to direct the department of education annually to survey school district superintendents who employ new principals; requires school districts to provide observations and written evalu...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||High Performance Principals|
Authorizes the state board to establish a grant program for High Performance Principals to attract successful principals to schools in need of improvement (that have not made adequate yearly progress for 2 or more consecutive years in the same subject). Mandat...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Redesigning Leadership Preparation and Professional Development Programs|
Directs the executive director of the Education Professional Standards Board with the cooperation of the commissioner of education and the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education to establish an interagency task force to collaborate with public and...
|NM||Rule Adoption 10/2005||P-12||Performance Evaluation Requirements for Administrators|
NMAC 6.69.3, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
Governs performance evaluation requirements for administrators. Identifies specific evaluation/supervision competencies and indicators for administrators. NEW MEXICO REG 4427 (SN)
|MS||Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Validated Personnel Appraisal Instrument|
Amends rules concerning the Validated Personnel Appraisal Instrument for superintendents, central office staff, and principals. Increases the standard (cut score) as part of the evaluation process for priority schools as recommended by the Standard Setting Com...
|MD||(S) THIRD READING PASSED WITH AMENDMENTS (44-2) 04/2005||P-12||Principals - Fellowship and Leadership Development Program|
Establishing the statewide Principal Fellowship and Leadership Development Program in the State Department of Education; requiring the Department to develop criteria for the selection of fellows and receiving schools; authorizing the State Superintendent of Sc...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School Administrator Continuing Education|
Clarifies requirement for school administrator continuing education as occurring each 5-year period following initial employment.
|IA||Adopted 03/2004||P-12||Superintendent Endorsement|
282 IAC 14.142
Clarifies rules to combine the superintendent endorsement with the AEA administrator endorsement and modifies requirements to include national standards for school leaders. ...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Accountability, Evaluation of Personnel|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 22-10A-19. Requires state board to adopt criteria an minimum highly objective uniform statewide standards of evaluation for the annual performance evaluation of licensed school employees. Classroom observation must be part of this standard. Set...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Baltimore School Board and CEO Requirements, District Bonding, Baltimore Principal Development Program, Environmental Hazards|
Increases maximum of aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding that Baltimore district may hold from $25 million to $75 million. Require Baltimore board and CEO to ensure increased community involvement and outreach in support of the city's public school...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Principals' Performance Evaluations|
Provides that a school principal's performance evaluation may not be based wholly on Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP) scores of students in the principal's school, but the scores may be used as one factor in the evaluation; authorizes...
|OH||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Evaluation of Administrative Personnel|
Makes certain changes concerning the termination, suspension, and evaluation of certain administrative personnel of school districts and educational service centers....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Principal Evaluation|
Principals and assistant principals must be evaluated by a trained evaluator and may be evaluated by the teachers in the school , if required by the local school superintendent. All certificated personnel must be evaluated by a trained evaluator.