Illinois - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Policy

Area: 
Educator Evaluation Policy
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2015
Summary: 

The State Legislature has authority over educator assessments.

Body: 

The Teacher Performance Evaluation system intends to do the following: Apply best practices of teacher evaluation to the key parts of the Performance Evaluation Reform Act of 2010 and Senate Bill 7, as well as general requirements of Articles 24A and 34 of the Illinois School Code. PERA requires districts to design and implement performance evaluation systems. The Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC), is charged with providing input from educators to the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and monitoring PERA's development and implementation. [The Illinois Framework for Teacher Performance Evaluation based 30% of the evaluation on student performance measures, and varies in frequency depending on the rating of the teacher.]

Adopting Authority: 
State Legislature
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
01/27/2015