Educator Evaluation

Educator Evaluation

Educator Evaluation and Measures of Student Growth

In June of 2011, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education adopted new regulations for the evaluation of Massachusetts educators. To learn more about these initiatives, follow these links:

With decades of experience providing professional development, coaching, and consultation on program implementation, curriculum mapping, and data analysis, CES understands the challenges educators and administrators face and we offer expertise in supporting district efforts to meet those challenges. CES is a state-approved provider for Massachusetts Educator Evaluation System training.

To support your work in Educator Evaluation and Measuring Student Growth we provide the following services:

Professional Development and Trainings

We offer training for teachers and teacher leaders, administrators, evaluators, school committee members, and anyone involved in school or district implementation of the Massachusetts Model System for Educator Evaluation.

Trainings are offered as part of CES' regular Professional Development schedule, and can also be brought on-site by request.

Ask us about creating your own customized Expanded Evaluator Training Program, combining the required training with additional material on implementation and observations to meet your school or district's unique needs in just 18 hours.

  • Effective Instruction (6 hours)
  • Got Artifacts? Selecting Artifacts that Demonstrate Proficiency (2 hours)
  • Conversations That Count (6 hours)
  • SMART Goals Made Easy (3.5 hours)
  • Educator Evaluation System Training for School Committees (2-2.5 hours)

Customized Technical Assistance

To leverage the work you are already doing, we will help you develop a plan that integrates the evaluation system with work in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. District priorities can be integrated into training sessions through the use of exemplars and illustrations that address what matters most to the district. Contact us to learn more.

Educator Evaluation Tour Guides

We have developed Educator Evaluation Tour Guides to support implementation. Separate editions are available for teachers and administrators.

View the Tour Guides >

District Determined Measures Library

The DDM library is a growing collection of measures of student growth created by local educators. The DDMs can be searched by content area. Contact us if you would like to add to the library.

Browse the Library >

For more information, contact: 
Director of Professional Services
413.586.4900 x5926