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Petaluma City Schools |  BP  4315  Personnel

Evaluation/Supervision   

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The Governing Board recognizes the importance of regular and comprehensive evaluations of administrative and supervisory personnel to provide ongoing feedback for continuous improvement of employee performance. Evaluations shall be linked to the district's vision, strategic plan, school improvement goals, professional development plan, and goals for student achievement.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

(cf. 2140 - Evaluation of the Superintendent)

(cf. 4300 - Administrative and Supervisory Personnel)

Certificated Administrative and Supervisory Personnel

The Superintendent shall develop objective evaluation guidelines and standards for use in the district's evaluation system for certificated administrative and supervisory personnel. Such standards may include those of the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders as well as other standards and criteria developed by the Superintendent.

Each certificated administrative and supervisory employee shall be evaluated every year.

(cf. 4112.24 - Teacher Qualifications Under the No Child Left Behind Act)

(cf. 4116 - Probationary/Permanent Status)

Evaluation is a continuous process and may occur between scheduled periods at the request of the employee, his/her supervisor, or the Superintendent or designee.

Evaluations shall be conducted within the timelines specified in law, Board policy, and administrative regulation.

(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)

(cf. 4312.1 - Contracts)

Classified Senior Management and Supervisory Employees

Classified senior management and supervisory employees shall be evaluated in accordance with the procedures developed by the Superintendent or designee.

(cf. 4215 - Evaluation/Supervision)

Evaluations shall be used to recognize the exemplary skills and accomplishments of classified senior management and supervisory employees and to identify areas needing improvement. When the evaluation indicates areas needing improvement, the Board expects such staff to take the initiative to improve their performance and for their supervisors to assist them in obtaining needed job skills.

(cf. 4331 - Staff Development)

The evaluation shall be dated and signed by the classified senior manager or supervisory employee and his/her supervisor. The manager or supervisory employee may respond in writing to the evaluation within a reasonable time after receiving a copy of the evaluation. The response shall be attached to the evaluation and placed in his/her personnel file.

(cf. 4112.6/4212.6/4312.6 - Personnel Records)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33039 State guidelines for teacher evaluation procedures

35171 Availability of rules and regulations for evaluation of performance

44660-44665 Evaluation and assessment of performance of certificated employees

45113 Rules and regulations for the classified service in districts not incorporating the merit system

GOVERNMENT CODE

3543.2 Scope of representation

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6319 Highly qualified teachers

7801 Definition of highly qualified teacher

Management Resources:

COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING PUBLICATIONS

Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Administrative Services Credentials, 2001

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

Association of California School Administrators: http://www.acsa.org

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: http://www.nbpts.org

Policy PETALUMA CITY SCHOOLS

adopted: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California

amended: March 11, 2008