S.M.A.R.T. Growth Plans (combining PGPs and SLOs)
Section 1: Teacher Action (PGP)
At a minimum, teachers must choose at least one professional growth goal, likely to be tied directly the observation rubric chosen by the district or specific district priorities on instructional strategies. Also, teachers must clearly articulate what support they may need to accomplish their goal(s). Local superintendents agreed on the following requirements:
How to complete the Teacher Action section
After reviewing the evaluation framework, in whole or part, and any district priorities for instructional strategies, select one to three element(s), indicator(s) or strategy(ies) to monitor. These are teacher actions that will be observed, supported and reflected upon through the course of the year. Set a rigorous yet attainable Teacher Goal, describe the action steps to achieve the goal and how progress will be measured. In general, teacher action goals may count towards the overall evaluation but not likely to count towards the student growth and assessment portion.
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Shown below is a sample Teacher Action Goal for an algebra 1 teacher who selected an element from the 5 Dimensions Framework. Click to enlarge the picture.