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The following resources provide more information about the State’s work on educator effectiveness:
Section D(2) of Race to the Top: this section of North Carolina’s Race to the Top application outlines the State’s plans for educator effectiveness
Top Ten of Education Effectiveness: the top ten things to know about the State’s educator effectiveness policy changes
Superintendents' Memo from December 2013: shares the schedule for the release of educator evaluation dashboards from the 2012-13 school year, as well as reminders about EVAAS account creation.
Central Office Staff Members' Memo from November 2013: provides guidance on scheduling multiple teachers in PowerSchool and emphasizes the connection between the PowerSchool data and roster verification, the School Activity Report (SAR), and Highly Qualified teacher reporting.
Superintendents' Memo from October 2013: summarizes policy changes on educator effectiveness from the October 2013 State Board of Education meeting.
Superintendents' Memo from October 2013: shares the schedule for the release of value-added data from the 2012-13 school year, as well as important reminders about EVAAS.
Superintendents' Memo from September 2013: provides an update on the 2013-14 pilot of the Analysis of Student Work process, which will be used to measure student growth in the Arts, World Languages, Healthful Living, and International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement courses.
Superintendents' Memo from July 2013: provides an update on the pilot of the Analysis of Student
Work process, which will be used to measure student growth in the Arts, Healthful Living, and World
Superintendents' Memo from May 2013: outlines important processes around data and Home Base, specifically the new online platform for the NC Educator Evaluation System.
Superintendents' Memo from May 2013: provides reminders about the completion of summary rating forms and the process for rating on the standards.
Superintendents' Memo from May 2013: shares information about the public reporting of educator effectiveness data and reminders on the implementation timeline for the educator effectiveness model.
Superintendents' Memo from April 2013: provides information on the roster verification process and training opportunities.
Superintendents' Memo from February 2013: provides updates on revisions to the Measures of Student Learning: NC's Common Exams and a timeline for release of exams and resources during second semester.
Superintendents' Memo from January 2013: announces the release of Teacher Evaluation Dashboards in EVAAS, provides guidance around training on the release of the Dashboards, and details the process for account creation.
Superintendents' Memo from November 2012: announces the release of teacher-level EVAAS accounts, provides guidance around training on EVAAS, and links to resources to assist with teacher understanding of the data.
- Superintendents' Memo
- Copy of E-Mail to Teachers
- Key Points on EVAAS
Superintendents' Memo from October 2012: outlines additional flexibility around high school math Measures of Student Learning for those
districts and charter schools that are moving forward with first semester implementation. Also includes a list of districts and charter
schools that have elected to administer at the end of first semester.
Superintendents’ Memo from January 2012: provides principals and central office staff members with instructions for how to access the aggregate data reported on educator evaluation
Human Resource Directors’ Memo from January 2012: provides human resource staff members with information on the implementation of the sixth and eighth standards during the 2011 – 2012 school year
Superintendents’ Memo from September 2011: outlines the addition of the sixth and eighth standards to the NC Educator Evaluation System and the addition of the abbreviated evaluation option for career-status teachers
Superintendents' Memo from May 2011: provides an update on the addition of the sixth and eighth standards to the NC Educator Evaluation System and the mandatory reporting of aggregate educator evaluation data
Statewide Meeting for District and Charter School Planning Teams
On September 20, 2012, the Department of Public Instruction held a statewide meeting on implementation of the educator effectiveness model. After hearing updates, districts and charter schools had the opportunity to begin to work on local plans.
- PDF Version of Slides from Meeting
- PowerPoint Version of Slides from Meeting
- Optional Local Planning Template
READY Educator Effectiveness
An overview on educator effectiveness provided at the regional READY meetings held in Spring 2012 for teachers and school administrators
The slide deck from the Spring 2012 READY meetings in PowerPoint. The slides also include talking
An overview on educator effectiveness provided at the regional READY meetings held in Fall 2012 for
teachers and school administrators.
If you’d like to receive updates about the State’s Race to the Top efforts, including educator effectiveness, please sign up for the Race to the Top weekly update by emailing Michael Yarbrough.
Supplementary Manual to Support the Evaluation of Teachers of Young Children, Specifically Pre-K and Kindergarten.
(pdf, 4.2mb) LAST UPDATED: DECEMBER 28, 2016
Timeline for Educator Status
Educator Effectiveness: Myths Debunked
(pdf, 81kb) LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 5, 2014
Overview of Student Growth in the NC Educator
Guide to the Measures of Student