Louisiana - 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: 

Compass is Louisiana’s educator support and evaluation system designed to provide all educators with regular, meaningful feedback on their performance. This system promotes a cycle of continuous improvement by providing aligned resources that guide educators throughout the year. The annual evaluations are based 50% of student performance measures. Act 54 of the 2010 Regular Legislative Session revamped the process for evaluating teachers and Act 1 of the 2012 Regular Legislative Session built upon that progress with requirements that teachers be paid and retained based on their performance.

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