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E3 Information

This page is dedicated to informing the teachers, staff, and the public of the changes that are taking place with teacher evaluations.  This is an initiative to create and implement a genuine evaluation process at Steele Canyon High School.

What is E3?

The Educator Effectiveness and Evaluation pilot is a state-supported model that guides district and teacher leaders through a two-year process of professional development.  Throughout this process, district teams develop an Integrated Professional Learning System through the following six steps. 

  1. Describe Effective Evaluation Systems
  2. Define Effective Teaching
  3. Calibrate Thinking
  4. Align Professional Learning
  5. Engage Collegial Practices
  6. Plan the System

Features of This Project:

  • Involves all stakeholders throughout entire process
  • Aligned to Greatness by Design recommendations
  • Reflects research-based models for revising teacher evaluation process
  • Builds on professional growth through formative assessment
  • Includes external partnership support: WestEd, CDE, AIR
  • Opportunities related to National Board for Professional Teaching Standards teacher certification 

Who Is Involved?
San Diego County Office of Education is having monthly meetings to guide high school districts through the process.  Each district is able to decide what is best for them, whether it is a district as large as San Diego School District, or as small as our one charter school.  We have several administrators and teachers that are attending these meetings and reporting the information gained with the staff at the school.  The members on E3 are Don Hohimer, Shannon Ramsinghani, Scott Parr, Bradley Wilkinson, Dominic Dirksen, Bill Madigan, Laura Boehmke, and Charlotte Matthews.  Many of these members are also part of Big Picture Team (BPT).

Comments or Questions?
Click here to ask a question or leave feedback to the E3 team.

What Research and Materials Are There?
The google drive folder here contains articles and information provided by the E3 trainings.  There are two books that are very informative as well.  They are "Everyone at the Table" and "Greatness by Design".  The beginning pages of "Greatness by Design" are in the google folder.

What Is the Current Design?
Click here to view a google slide presentation on our current plan.  

Pilot Group Materials:

Day 1:   
  • Presentation HERE
  • CTA White Paper HERE
  • CSTP with the 6 standards broken down by Emerging, Exploring, Applying, Integrating, and Innovating is HERE
  • Complete the growth plan based on CSTP goals.  Be sure to share the plan with Scott Parr and Bill Madigan.
  • Consider a self-care goal as well. This can range from better sleep habits to mindfulness or even drinking water more often. Search online for positive DOABLE ideas.
Day 2:  
  • Presentation HERE
  • Share your observation plan with the person observing you.  Be sure to copy your growth plan onto this before the observation so they know what goal to look for.
  • Observe someone in your home group, taking notes (scripting without bias) on their observation plan
Day 3:
  • Presentation HERE
  • Read handout on "How to be an effective peer coach" HERE
  • Time to share scripted observation and coaching questions with partner
  • Last meeting with current team next time, have to rotate due to preps and odd number of people
  • Observe a different person in your home group by next meeting
  • Share your observation plan with the person observing you.  Be sure to copy your growth plan onto this before the observation so they know what goal to look for.
  • Observe someone in your home group, taking notes (scripting without bias) on their observation plan
Day 4:
  • Presentation HERE
  • Coaching Protocol - This is to facilitate and guide a one on one coaching session.  The questions provided are meant to be used as a resource and not intended to limit the scope of the conversation
  • Mid-Year Progress Check - This protocol is meant for individuals to complete prior to or during a team conversation about progress to date
  • Survey - Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey before you leave
Day 5:
  • Meet new teams
  • Get to know each other
  • Plan first observation
Day 6;