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Training Descriptions and Costs

School ADvance Regional Workshops Cost per Registrant: $150.00 This training will cover recent updates in School ADvance tools and the Michigan legislation for Administrator evaluations . Discover the revised tools that are now part of the new School ADvance 2.0. The workshop will discuss district transparency reporting, annual implementation steps, a review of the significant changes to Domain 1,...

School ADvance Regional Workshops
Cost per Registrant: $150.00

This training will cover recent updates in School ADvance tools and the Michigan legislation for Administrator evaluations . Discover the revised tools that are now part of the new School ADvance 2.0. The workshop will discuss district transparency reporting, annual implementation steps, a review of the significant changes to Domain 1, and student growth exemption processes. The attendees will have an opportunity to network regarding the unpacking of each of the performance characteristics, as well as delve into the state-mandated changes for student growth. These sessions are typically from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Other workshop topics will include:

  • 2.0 Resources Website
  • Events Website, Framework Changes
  • Summative Rubric Changes
  • Formative Rubric Changes
  • Non-Instructional Evaluation Resources
  • Final Evaluation Profile Changes
  • Using a Management Company Tips

School ADvance Basic Training
Cost per Registrant: $325.00

This training is for districts and organizations who would like to use the School ADvance Administrator Evaluation Model and are not currently licensed or trained. The training is a 2-day training for the entire administrative team to attend a training with a certified trainer. It is for those who will be evaluating administrators, as well as those being evaluated by an administrator. This training is typically an evening session from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. followed by a full day from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Two evening sessions can be created if needed.

In the training, the facilitator will focus the training on the following topics:

  • The evaluation cycle, resources, and material
  • Self-assessing
  • Developing personal growth plans
  • Collecting and organizing evidences
  • Observations and progress monitoring
  • Student growth
  • Developing the final performance evaluation

School ADvance New Administrator Evaluation Training
Cost per Registrant: $225.00

This training is for administrators who are transitioning to a licensed and trained School ADvance district or organization, and he/she needs to be trained. This training is typically 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. OR and evening session can be arranged from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The training is a 1-day training and the facilitator will focus the training on the following topics:

  • The evaluation cycle resources, and materials
  • Self-assessing
  • Developing personal growth plans
  • Collecting and organizing evidences
  • Observations and progress monitoring
  • Student growth
  • Developing the final performance evaluation

Non-Instructional Administrator Evaluation Training
Cost per Registrant: $100.00

This training is a half-day session for School ADvance districts that would like to adopt the Non-Instructional Administrator rubric so that all administrators are evaluated under the same School ADvance umbrella. This training is for Superintendents or those who will be evaluating non-instructional administrators, as well as the non-instructional administrators. This training is typically from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. OR 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Non-Instructional administrative positions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Technology Directors
  • Finance Directors
  • Food Service Directors
  • Transportation Directors
  • Athletic Directors, etc.

These administrators do not have to have student growth in their annual evaluations.


Board Training for Superintendent Evaluations
Cost per Registrant: $350

This training is a two-part workshop.

Part 1: The Superintendent and The Board will meet together to review the evaluation cycle, discuss the district priority goals, align the characteristics to the priority goals for Year 1, and establish the Superintendent Goals. This portion of the workshop is earlier in the day, typically between 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Part 2: The second part of the workshop is with Superintendent and full Board. During this part, the trainer will lead the Superintendent and Board through the evaluation cycle and materials, district priorities, evaluation characteristics, observation techniques, progress monitoring timelines, consensus decision making process, and development of the final evaluation profile. This part of the workshop is typically between 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. with a light dinner offered.

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