||: This course will allow participants to learn effective skills and strategies for using Charlotte Danielson's Frameworks in a summative setting in order to more effectively:
Identify evidence at the component/element level during formal and informal observations;
Use evidence to effectively rate staff on the levels of performance for each domain;
Acquire strategies to support effective collaborative conferencing around formal and informal observations; and
Learn techniques, strategies, and protocols to use when conferencing with staff about professional development.
Course participants will apply these new skills and strategies to a case study of professional practice as it relates to their work in the teacher appraisal system.