Required Preparation for

Instructional Supervision and Evaluation

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Please bring and be familiar with either an electronic or hard copy of:

  • The ENTIRE evaluation or appraisal instrument at your school if you have one. The entire instrument includes any written explanation of the evaluation process, timelines, criteria used, plus all forms used in the process by either the teacher or the evaluator.  These documents will be used as part of a learning activity and will be shared with other participants in your course.

  • Any standards, criteria or common teaching agreements for teachers used at your school.

  • One sample summative assessment from any section of your school. Include the learning outcomes the assessment is designed to collect evidence of.

  • Well before the course begins, complete this self-assessment of your supervision and evaluation skills.


Please read the articles (included on the PDF above) which will be used during the course, and make any relevant notes and questions:

Keeping Improvement in Mind”, Paul Mielke and Tony Fronier, Educational Leadership, ASCD, November 2012
The Two Purposes of Teacher Evaluation”, Robert Marzano, EdLeadership, 2012
How to Make Supervision and Evaluation Really Work”, Jon Saphier, Defining the Problem, Ch.2, 1993



In preparation for the small group sessions in the afternoon please bring a written (one page) case study or example, dealing with a problem or situation you have confronted during your professional practice.


…a short video to prepare for your course.


  • Your course materials are digital. Hard copies of the materials will not be available on site. Bring a laptop computer with appropriate adapters and wireless internet capability. Click here for more information about iPads and tablets. Chromebook users can use the free Kami extension to annotate.

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