New Mexico - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Policy

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


The evaluation portion of the NMTEACH Educator Effectiveness System is comprised of 3 categories: Observations, locally adopted Multiple Measures and Improved Student Achievement The NMTEACH Educator Effectiveness system was developed with direct input and guidance from the New Mexico Effective Teaching Task Force, the NMTEACH advisory committee, and the input of legislators, union leaders, parents and teachers. Using extensive research regarding student achievement, teacher effectiveness and teacher evaluation, the stakeholders recommended the 3-area approach adopted by NMTEACH. 50% of this evaluation is based on student performance measures.

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