School ADvance is aligned with statutory requirements for administrator (including Superintendent) evaluation in many states.
The School ADvance Administrator Evaluation framework starts with five domains of leadership practice. Those five domains are:
The School ADvance Administrator Evaluation System is based on Four Assumptions, which are grounded in the work of researchers in the field of educator performance evaluation:
Ongoing support is available through the School ADvance Implementation Network and GrowthPLUS Educator Evaluation System Design and Support Network. School ADvance Training and Support is there to help districts implement the School ADvance Administrator Evaluation System and provide ongoing assistance through an Implementation Network that emphasizes developing district capacity.
using evidence-based practices to achieve better student outcomes
focused on measurable improvement targets for student success
multiple sources of qualitative and quantitative data tied to student achievement
building personal commitment and efficacy for growth and improvement
fostering self-assessment, reflective practice, action research, and innovative methods of improving student results
serving all, with alignment between student, teacher, administrator, and district improvement goals
The work our district has done internally to determine district specific evidence for each of the School ADvance characteristics has been a great professional growth experience for our leadership team. We are able to address the characteristics during the evaluation process with confidence knowing that the domains were built on research-based characteristics of quality.``
Evaluation is much more about the conversations that lead to improvement than the final document that merely shows an outcome. School ADvance provides a rich, research-based framework that provides the foundation for many progressive and meaningful conversations with my instructional leaders.`` Superintendent, Saginaw Township Community Schools
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