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This is the most current, October 6, 2015, OHS Educator Effectiveness Guidebook: Connecting Evidence-Based Professional Behaviors & High Quality Instructional Practices with the Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teacher:

This is the most current Educator Effectiveness Sytem information as of July 2014. Additional changes may occur.

Here are some examples of the types of "evidence" that a teacher might collect and present as documentation of proficiency:

Curious About the 20% Elective Data also known as the Student Learning Objectives (SLO)? Get all the details right here when you download the Zip File at:

PDE offers many SAS Teaching Framework and General PD Courses to teachers at no cost. All you have to do is to log into www.pdesas.org; click on Teacher Tools on top of page; click on PD Center at bottom of page. Click on the Class Registration tab. You'll see a list of courses. Sign up for any of them at no cost and obtain Act 48 Hours.

Here's the link:


Here's the list of possible courses:

This is the most current information on the Educator Effectiveness System:

Here's the link to the Allegheny Intermediate Unit #3 Wiki on Educator Effectiveness Phase II:


Paula's PowerPoint presentation demonstrates the connection between the Charlotte Danielson Framework and the PDE Educator Effectiveness System:

This is The Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument, 2013 Edition that is available from this website: www.danielsongroup.org

This article, "Evaluations That Help Teachers Learn" was written by Charlotte Danielson and published in ASCD's Educational Leadership journal in December 2010/January 2011:

These are outlines of Supervisory Conference Plans as suggested in the old, but fondly remembered, Madeline Hunter model of teacher supervision and evaluation:

The resources below are from Teachscape, the company partnering with PDE to train administrators in the use of the Danielson rubric to ensure that observations are reliable and valid. Administrators piloting the new educator effectiveness system are enrolled in an online course developed by Teachscape so they can learn to observe classroom interactions objectively and grow in inter-rater reliability.


Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching Domains 2 and 3, the onstage Domains which can be observed in a classroom:

Charlotte Danielson's Rubric, Proficiency, for the Framework for Teaching:

Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument:

Interesting take on teacher evaluation. Read the article and the comments:


These documents explain HB 1980, the legislation regarding the proposed PA Teacher Effectiveness System:

This is the PowerPoint presentation that was used to explain the proposed PA Teacher Effectiveness System:

NEW! This PowerPoint was just added on February 2, 2012:

NEW! This is the SAS Training PowerPoint for using the WalkThrough Form:

NEW! This is the WalkThrough Evidence Chart:

This is the Rubric that was presented as part of the proposed PA Teacher Effectiveness System:

These are additional materials for participants:

These are resources for the use of participants in Phase II:

This is a list of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the proposed PA Teacher Effectivenesss System: