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EVAAS Educator Effectiveness Data to Be Released to Teachers November 20

evaas value addOn November 20 at approximately 8:00 pm, teachers across North Carolina will have access to their EVAAS Educator Effectiveness Data.  In 2012, the State Board of Education adopted policy TCP-C-006 – Policy on Standards and Criteria for Evaluation of School Professional Employees.  This policy introduced Standard 6 – Teachers contribute to the academic success of students – to the teacher evaluation instrument.

EVAAS data from the 2013-14 school year was slated to be released in October of this year.  However, due to verification issues regarding NC Final Exams, the data release was postponed.  It is important to note that teachers who taught courses where NC Final Exams were used as their effectiveness measure should know that NC Final Exams growth has not yet been verified as reliable.  However, EOGs and EOCs in grades 3-12 and mClass data used in K-2 have been tested for validity and reliability and approved.  More information will be forthcoming regarding the validity of NC Final Exam data.

To log into EVAAS, teachers should go to https://ncdpi.sas.com/.  Effectiveness data can be accessed by clicking on the Teacher Dashboard.

For more information about EVAAS and value-added measures, click here.

About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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