CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ALBANY'S APPR WEBSITE

 

EVALUATIONS:  A STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of evaluations is to improve the practice of all educators.  In order for improvement to occur, the evaluator and the person being evaluated must be engaged in a professional conversation focused on specific, measurable criteria.  This conversation occurs throughout the "evaluation cycle" which includes the pre-conference, the observation, and the post-conference.  Both parties are equal participants in the professional conversation, and their conversation is focused on the specific, measureable criteria from the evaluation rubric.  The evaluator provides evidence collected during the observation, and the person being evaluated provides evidence of practices that may not have been observable.  The City School District of Albany's APPR Committee considers the professional conversation to be at the heart of the evaluation process, and therefore, our decisions and planning are made to protect this principle.

Please contact the Office of Professional Review with any APPR questions.

Shana Barber, Director of Professional Review 475-6567          

Terry Bordell, Assist Director of Professional Reivew 475-6543

  Laura Franz, PAR  475-6557                                                     

  Jim Grove, PAR 475-6548                                                          

 Dan Morency, PAR 475-6559                                                     

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