MEEC Meeting Agenda - November 30, 2012

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM; Burton Cross State Office Building, Room 103


  • Review the most recent developments regarding the work of the MEEC;
  • Determine the name, definition, and implications associated with each of the four possible summative ratings;
  • Develop processes and guidance leading to the summative overall rating using the matrix; and,
  • Schedule next series of meetings.


9:00 AM - Welcome, introductions, and overview of the agenda

9:10 - Review and discuss next steps for the MEEC, with the following in mind:

  1. MEEC Work Plan
  2. US DOE review of Maine’s ESEA Flexibility request
  3. Rule-making update

10:00 - Develop summative rating labels, definitions, and implications for teachers and principals

  • Note: a 15-minute break will be built into the discussion. If this task is completed before lunch, we will begin the next task.

11:50 - Comments from the public

12:00 PM - Lunch

12:45 - Develop protocol for making summative determinations using matrix:

  1. How many levels on each axis (‘professional practice standards’ and student learning and growth’) should there be?
  2. How will each level listed above be determined?
  3. Which cells in the matrix correspond to each summative rating?

2:30 - Development of next steps and meeting schedule

2:45 - Comments from the public

3:00 - Closure