OTES: Ohio Teacher Evaluation System
The Ohio Teacher Evaluation System, OTES, will be fully implemented in 2019-2020. As required by legislation this evaluation will be based on 50% teacher performance and 50% student growth measures.
Teacher performance includes the following components: growth and/or improvement plan, at least two observation cycles, and at least two documented walkthroughs. The evidence collected by the evaluator is aligned to the seven Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession.
Student growth measures include one or more measure (in accordance with the district plan) to demonstrate the academic growth of a teacher's students.
Below are documents to support the teachers and evaluators in the evaluation process.
Teacher Performance Components
- Self Assessment Summary
- Professional Growth Plan - determined from prior year's SGM
- Improvement Plan - determined from prior year's SGM
- Lesson Planning Template/Pre-Conference
- Observation Rubric
- Post Conference Form
- Walkthrough Example - form may be modified/revised as appropriate
- Collaboration and Communication Log - Supports Rubric: Standard 6
- Professional Responsibility and Growth Log - Supports Rubric: Standard 7
Student Growth Measures Components
Category A - State Value Added, Teacher Level Reports
Category B - Vendor Assessment, from ODE Approved List
Category C - Local Measures
Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)
Final Summative Rating of Teacher Effectiveness
For use upon completion of evaluation process including all components. This must be provided to teacher no later than May 10th of each year.
Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession - basis for OTES
Evaluation Timeline - year long evaluation process timelines explained by month
WL-S Teacher Evaluation Framework Handbook - includes many of the items listed above with extended narrative