Teacher Handbook Review
content areas this year. Focus on nonfiction and argument.
2. Administrative responsibilities
3. Attendance/tardy policies (pages 26-31 of the student handbook)
4. Professional dress
5. Grading guidelines
7. Field trips
9. TA forms
Can send a student to Kerry if you do not know the student's principal or it isn't a good time to look for that info.
Pay close attention to the times the bells ring during lunch, so you don't let kids go early to lunch.
Evaluation - new system = the RISE system, adopted in Avon with Avon added clarification. Task force studied RISE last year and there will be a task force to study RISE this year. Components: Teacher evaluation rubric. Two long (40 minute) observation and 3 short (10 minute) observations. We will use the Bloom
Board system...an appointment will be sent from this system and then feedback input into the system, which teachers will have access to. Some face-to-face evaluations as well. Second component: SLO: Student Learning Objective. You'll choose one course for your SLO. Teachers will work with their PLC to determihne a common assessment. Third component: School grade. RISE is just different.
Be a cheerleader for yourself...report to your principal the great things in your class and all Professional Develeopment you participate in. You get points for these things you are doing. Email your administrator and document what you are doing and your successes.
We're all in this together!
Vision Statement –
Our mission statement guides Avon High to develop a visionthat addresses three basic questions:
1. Whatdo we want all students to learn?
2. Howwill we know when each student has acquired the intended knowledge and skill?
3. Whowill we respond when students don’t learn so that we can improve upon currentlevels of learning?