Mississippi - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Policy

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

The State Department of Education has authority over educator assessments.

Body: 

The Mississippi Statewide Teacher Appraisal Rubric (M-STAR) is an evaluation process designed to improve the professional performance of all educators. M-STAR provides a system of performance assessments based on common standards to gauge teacher effectiveness, help track educational progress, identify areas of need, and improve performance throughout a teacher’s career. 50% of the annual evaluation is based on student performance measures.

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