Iowa - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Policy

Educator Evaluation Policy
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The State Department of Education has authority over educator assessments.


Teachers are evaluated using a system developed on the local level. The annual teacher evaluation system must be aligned to and support the established criteria for the Iowa Teaching Standards. LEAs and AEAs must to determine what policies, procedures and processes are needed to support the Iowa Teaching Standards and Criteria. A teacher evaluation system should be built around a range of sources of data, information, and processes that will demonstrate the teacher's mastery of the Iowa Teaching Standards.

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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