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9781930556614

Handbook on Educational Specialist Evaluation

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    9781930556614

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    1930556616

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-03-01
  • Publisher: Eye on Education

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Easy-to-use, authoritative, and flexible, the tools in this book and CD-ROM have been developed over the last 15 years and have been field tested in over 500 schools. These tools will empower you to do your evaluations based on current thinking and best practices.

Table of Contents

List Of Figures ix
Preface xi
About the Authors xv
Part I: Developing And Implementing An Educational Specialist Evaluation System
Chapter 1: Educational Specialist Evaluation: Getting Started
3(12)
Who Are Educational Specialists?
4(1)
What Is Unique About Evaluating Educational Specialists?
5(2)
Multiple Supervisors
5(1)
Job Description Problems
6(1)
Multiple Specialist Positions with Specialized Training
6(1)
Multiple Data Sources
6(1)
Why Do We Need Quality Performance Evaluation for All Educators?
7(1)
What Are the Purposes of Educational Specialist Evaluation?
7(2)
Identifying Evaluation Purposes
7(1)
Linking Professional Growth and Accountability in Educational Specialist Evaluation
8(1)
Why Has Educational Performance Evaluation Often Failed to Be Effective?
9(1)
What Components Are Essential for a Quality Performance Evaluaion System?
9(2)
Communication in Evaluation
10(1)
Commitment to Evaluation
10(1)
Collaboration in Evaluation
11(1)
What Are Guidelines for Developing and Implementing Quality Educator Performance Evaluation Systems?
11(1)
What Is the Purpose of the Handbook?
12(1)
What Does the Handbook Not Provide?
12(1)
Summary
12(1)
Chapter 1 References
13(2)
Chapter 2: Educational Specialist Evaluation: Background and Context
15(10)
What Is the History of Evaluation for Educational Specialists?
15(3)
What Are the Frameworks for Evaluating Educational Specialists?
18(1)
What Are the Different Models of Personnel Evaluation?
18(3)
What Are the Standards for Quality Personnel Evaluation?
21(2)
Propriety Standards
21(1)
Utility Standards
22(1)
Feasibility Standards
22(1)
Accuracy Standards
22(1)
Summary
23(1)
Chapter 2 References
23(2)
Chapter 3: The Goals and Roles Evaluation Model
25(7)
What Are the Underlying Assumptions?
26(1)
What Is the Purpose of the Model?
26(1)
What Are the Key Features?
27(1)
What Are the Basic Steps in the Model?
28(3)
Summary
31(1)
Chapter 3 References
31(1)
Chapter 4: Developing Performance Standards
32(8)
What is the Job of the Educational Specialist?
33(1)
What Are Performance Standards?
33(3)
Overview of Performance Standards
33(3)
Domains
34(1)
Performance Standards
34(1)
Performance Indicators
35(1)
What Are the Steps in Developing Performance Standards?
36(2)
Selecting Terminology
36(1)
Determining Content for Performance Standards
36(2)
What Performance Standards Are Recommended for Use with Educational Specialists?
38(1)
Summary: How Should Educational Specialist Performance Standards Be Used?
39(1)
Chapter 4 References
39(1)
Chapter 5: Rating Performance of Educational Specialists
40(11)
What Are the Intended Outcomes of Performance Evaluation?
41(1)
What Assessment Tools Can Be Used in Providing Formative Feedback?
41(3)
Performance Indicators and Formative Feedback
41(1)
Interim Reviews and Formative Feedback
42(2)
What Types of Rating Scales Can Be Used in Summative Evaluation?
44(4)
Designing Rating Scales
44(2)
Using Rating Scales
46(2)
What Is a Performance Appraisal Rubric and How Can It Be Used?
48(2)
Summary
50(1)
Chapter 5 References
50(1)
Chapter 6: Documenting Performance of Educational Specialists
51(13)
So What Is Wrong with Observation-only Educational Specialist Evaluation Systems?
52(1)
From Whom Should Performance Data Be Collected?
53(1)
Self-evaluation
54(1)
Peers and Other Colleagues
54(1)
Students and Parents
54(1)
Supervisor
54(1)
What Data Sources Should Be Used in Educational Specialist Evaluation?
54(6)
Observation
55(1)
Performance Portfolios
56(1)
Client Surveys
57(3)
What Are the Benefits of Using Multiple Data Sources in Performance Evaluation?
60(1)
What Guidelines Should Be Followed in Developing and Using Multiple Data Sources in Performance Evaluation?
61(1)
Summary
62(1)
Chapter 6 References
62(2)
Chapter 7: Implementing an Educational Specialist Performance Evaluation System
64(13)
What Is the Context of the Performance Evaluation of Educational Specialists?
65(3)
State Guidelines
66(1)
Formal Training
66(1)
Technical Assistance
67(1)
What Procedures Should Be Established?
68(3)
Who Will Be Evaluated and By Whom?
68(1)
How Often and When Will Evaluations Be Done?
69(2)
By what means will evaluations be made?
71(1)
How Do You Help Specialists Improve Performance?
71(3)
Conferencing
73(1)
Goal Setting
73(1)
What Training Is Required to Implement the Performance Evaluation of Specialists?
74(1)
Summary
75(1)
Chapter 7 References
75(2)
Chapter 8: Educational Specialist Evaluation: Where Do We Go From Here?
77(7)
What Are Appropriate Legal Guidelines for Performance Evaluation?
78(2)
What Are Key Issues to Consider in Revising an Evaluation System?
80(1)
What Are Evolving Directions in Educator Evaluation?
81(1)
Summary
82(1)
Chapter 8 References
82(2)
Part II: Roles and Responsibilities
Overview of Part II: Roles and Responsibilities
84(1)
Domains
85(1)
Performance Standards
86(44)
Performance Indicators
88(1)
Performance Indicators for Guidance Counselor
89(5)
Performance Indicators for Instructional Technology Specialist
94(5)
Performance Indicators for Library Media Specialist
99(5)
Performance Indicators for Occupational/Physical Therapist
104(5)
Performance Indicators for School Nurse
109(5)
Performance Indicators for School Psychologist
114(5)
Performance Indicators for School Social Worker
119(5)
Performance Indicators for Speech/Language Therapist
124(6)
Part III: Tools You Can Use
Overview of Part III: Tools You Can Use
130
Performance Assessment Rubric
131(6)
Educational Specialist Goal Setting for Improving Student Skills Form
137(4)
Educational Specialist Evaluation Records
141(42)
Portfolio Guidelines
183(8)
Client Surveys
191(10)
Educational Specialist Summative Evaluation Forms
201(4)
Improvement Assistance Plan
205(2)
Educational Specialist Performance Evaluation Feedback Form
207

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