Maryland - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Policy

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

The State Board of Education has authority over educator assessments.

Body: 

As part of Maryland’s third wave of School Reform and aligned to Race to the Top (RTTT) grant application guidance (Section D), Maryland identifies “Great Teachers and Leaders” as a centerpiece of this agenda. Maryland’s Teacher Principal Evaluation (TPE) initiative is a professional development strategy with the explicit aim to enhance and support the cadre of educators in the State who make college and career readiness a reality for Maryland students. Twenty to thirty percent of this annual evaluation is based on student performance measures.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
11/19/2015