West Virginia - 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: 

Required by legislature. Supported by State Board, developed by Department. During the 2012 Legislative Session, House Bill 4236 was enacted and requires the implementation of a statewide teacher evaluation system that includes student learning as an indicator among extensive measures of educator performance. Beginning with the 2013-2014 school year, the new evaluation system will be used in all public schools statewide.

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