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Teacher/Principal Evaluation Program

Contact Information


Sue Anderson

The Teacher and Principal Evaluation and Growth Program (TPEP) is based on these core principles:

  • High quality teaching and leading are key to student success.
  • Growth in practice is developmental in nature.
  • Growth occurs best when there are clear standards of practice supported by quality professional learning and learning-focused feedback.
  • Evaluation systems should reflect and address the career continuum.
  • The focus for teacher and principal growth should be driven by student learning needs.

Evaluation Guidance for 2021-2022

  • We will be returning to full Comprehensive evaluations, with three Student Growth Goals, for 2021-2022.
  • Student Growth Goals
    • The revised rubrics for 3.2 and 6.2 are being refined based on user feedback.
    • New rubrics for 3.1, 6.1, and 8.1 are being developed.
    • Rubric language, tools, and resources will be released in July/August, with additional resources released throughout the school year.
    • Districts may choose to fully implement, partially implement, or wait on implementing the changes in 2021-22.
    • Full implementation will be required in 2022-23.
  • eVAL will be adjusted to reflect the return to the regular Comprehensive evaluation process.

Framework Trainings

Required Instructional Trainings for principals and assistant principals.

Frameworks & Student Growth

Instructional frameworks alongside student growth goals and the important part they play in the evaluation process.

Policy & Resources

Research and reports that have been published about the WA TPEP process.