Washington - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Policy

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

The State Legislature has authority over educator assessments.

Body: 

Washington State began developing Teacher/Principal Evaluation Project (TPEP) as a part of it's Race to the Top application. It moved the state from an unsatisfactory two-tier system to a four-tier system, with new criteria for teachers and principals to be evaluated upon.

Adopting Authority: 
State Legislature
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
11/20/2015