In this report we analyzed data on two measures of teacher performance—one (the Framework for Teaching, or FFT) is based largely on classroom observations, and the other (value-added measures, or VAM) is based on student test scores. The data we analyzed cover 6,676 teachers from 269 districts in the...
Related Publications for Pennsylvania Teacher and Principal Evaluation Pilot
Measuring Teachers' Effectiveness: A Report from Phase 3 of Pennsylvania's Pilot of the Framework for TeachingApr 23, 2015
Classroom Observations from Phase 2 of the Pennsylvania Teacher Evaluation Pilot: Assessing Internal Consistency, Score Variation, and Relationships with Value AddedMay 31, 2013
This report presents findings from Phase 2 of a three-year teacher evaluation pilot conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Principals evaluated the teaching practices of teachers using The Framework for Teaching, a rubric that includes 22 components grouped into four broad teaching practice...
Value-Added Estimates for Phase 1 of the Pennsylvania Teacher and Principal Evaluation PilotApr 05, 2012
Mathematica provided technical assistance in developing and estimating VAMs for use in Phase 1 of the pilot.
Teacher and Principal Value-Added: Research Findings and Implementation PracticesSep 14, 2010
This report summarizes research findings and implementation practices for teacher and principal value-added models (VAM) as a first step in the Team Pennsylvania Foundation’s pilot project to inform the development of a full, statewide model evaluation system.