Maryland - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Policy

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


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
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