MEEC Meeting Agenda - July 20, 2012

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

Outcomes

  1. Finalize language regarding Council decision-making policy
  2. Understand the basic structure and elements of a performance evaluation and professional growth system (PE/PG system)
  3. Discuss and decide what professional practice standards must be used in PE/PG systems for teachers and for principals
  4. Determine dates for future meetings

Agenda

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

9:05 - Briefing on progress of ESEA Flexibility Workgroups

9:15 - Review draft of the Councils decision-making policy

9:25 - Quick review of the basic elements of a PE/PG system

9:35 - Discuss the pros and cons of various professional practice standards for teachers: National Board, InTASC, Danielson Framework, others?

10:30 - Break

10:45 - Discuss/ Decide, with regard to professional practice standards for teachers, whether to recommend that the State:

A. Adopt one of these sets of standards

B. Allow districts to choose from among a fixed list of sets of standards

C. Create our own set of standards, by blending models or otherwise

D. Develop a set of criteria for the adoption of standards, which would allow districts to choose one of these sets of standards or a set like these that they either develop or adopt

11:45 - Lunch

12:30 PM - Discuss the pros and cons of various professional practice standards for principals, e.g., ISSLC, National Board, others?

1:30 - Discuss/ Decide, with regard to professional practice standards for principals, whether to recommend that the State:

A. Adopt one of these sets of standards

B. Allow districts to choose from among a fixed list of sets of standards

C. Create our own set of standards, by blending models or otherwise

D. Develop a set of criteria for the adoption of standards, which would allow districts to choose one of these sets of standards or a set like these that they either develop or adopt

2:30 - Determination of meeting schedule and next steps

2:45 - Comments from the public

3:00 - Closure

 

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