general guidance

Student Growth Guidance  

PDF DocumentWayne RESA's Student Growth Guidance Document

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What are the different growth models? 

PDF DocumentSection 1: Growth Models 

Which Assessment Should We Choose?

PDF DocumentSection 2: Developing and Selecting Assessments of Student Growth for Use in Teacher Evaluation Systems

How do we measure student growth?
PDF DocumentSection 3: Measuring Student Growth: A Step-by-Step Process to Analyze Your Data
How do we set appropriate standards to measure student growth?
PDF DocumentSection 4: Standard Setting for Student Growth
How do we implement the SLO Process?
PDF DocumentSection 5: Student Learning Objective as a Measure of Educator Effectiveness
How do we use the formative assessment process for teacher evalutation?
PDF DocumentSection 6: Formative Assessment and Teacher Evaluation

Wayne resa Professional Development

Educator Evaluation Tool Training:

  • The Danielson Group

Cohort 1
Cohort 2
Cohort 3
Cohort 4
Cohort 5

  • 5 Dimensions

Cohort 1
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Educator Evaluation Student Growth Sessions:


Wayne RESA's Assessment Inventory

The this tool can be used to take stock of district assessments and assessment strategy, and identify the purpose of each. Collecting this data and engaging in collaborative conversations across the district can support the selection of assessments for use in an educator evaluation system. This tool may be adapted to meet the individual needs of the district. 

For more information on the assessment inventory process visit MDE - District Assessment Inventory Toolkit - Michigan.