Indicators of teaching effectiveness

Annual Reporting Measure Two - Component 4.2

To demonstrate teaching effectiveness, we used evaluator ratings for the 39 teachers in the areas of professional knowledge, instructional planning, instructional delivery, assessment for/of learning, learning environment, and professionalism.  None of the 39 completers were rated unacceptable on any of these elements.

Standard Average Score Standard deviation
Professional Knowledge:
The teacher demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, subject content, and the developmental needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences.
3.2 0.4
Instructional Planning:
The teacher plans using the Virginia Standards of Learning, the school’s curriculum, effective strategies, resources, and data to meet the needs of all students.
3.25 0.5
Instructional Delivery:
The teacher effectively engages students in learning by using a variety of instructional strategies in order to meet individual learning needs.
3.23 0.5
Assessment of/for Student Learning:
The teacher systematically gathers, analyzes, and uses all relevant data to measure student academic progress, guide instructional content and delivery methods, and provide timely feedback to both students and parents throughout the school year.
3.12 0.4
Learning Environment:
The teacher uses resources, routines, and procedures to provide a respectful, positive, safe, student-centered environment that is conducive to learning.
3.25 0.6
The teacher maintains a commitment to professional ethics, communicates effectively, and takes responsibility for and participates in professional growth that results in enhanced student learning.
3.38 0.5

 Results from this measure have been consistent year on year.  We see no data that suggest substantive changes in the quality of program graduates through this measure.