South Dakota’s Commission on Teaching and Learning has developed a model system for teacher evaluation that includes a focus on professional practices and a focus on student growth as measured by student learning objectives, or SLOs.
Teacher Effectiveness Crosswalk Learn more.
Building on previous work, South Dakota’s Commission on Teaching and Learning has developed principal standards and a model system for evaluating principals that includes a focus on both professional practices and student growth.
Principal Effectiveness Crosswalk Learn more.
State-Provided PD and Technical Assistance
The South Dakota Department of Education will provide professional development and technical assistance to support districts as they work to implement teacher and principal effectiveness systems. Click here for schedule of planned opportunities beginning January 2014.