Lawndale ESD | BP 4139 Personnel
Peer Assistance And Review
In order to assist teachers who may need additional development in subject matter knowledge and/or teaching strategies, the Board of Trustees shall work with the local teachers' organization to establish and maintain a program of peer assistance and review linking participating teachers with exemplary teachers serving as consulting teachers. Consulting teachers shall provide sustained, intensive support including, but not limited to, multiple classroom observations, recommendations for staff development and regular meetings with participating teachers.
The Superintendent or designee shall establish in accordance with law a joint teacher-administrator peer review panel to manage the program.
Board decisions regarding the continued employment of an individual participating teacher shall include consideration of the results of the individual's participation in the peer assistance and review program and the recommendations of the consulting teacher and review panel.
(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)
(cf. 4117.4 - Dismissal)
The Board shall coordinate policies and procedures related to the district's peer assistance and review program with other district activities for staff development, teacher support and staff evaluation.
(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)
(cf. 4315.1 - Staff Evaluating Teachers)
44662 Evaluation of certificated employees
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov
California Teachers Association: http://www.cta.org
California Federation of Teachers: http:/www.cft.org
Policy LAWNDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 15, 2003 Lawndale, California