Meeting Agendas


Meeting Agendas
Date
Agenda
Sept 2, 2009
1. Nuts and bolts
a. Signing up for Drake or License Renewal Credit
b. Expectations from AEA and Drake
c. District expectations (C & I and AHS Administrators)
d. Meeting schedule
2. Share answers to homework questions
3. Choose books (1 pair per book?)


Sept 30, 2009
1. Meet with book partners
a. Discuss reading, in light of the educational philosophy that is suggested or explicitly expressed.
b. Write big ideas on white boards.
2. Whole group discussion
a. Share big ideas in readings


Oct 14, 2009
1. Continue whole-group discussion
a. Share big ideas from books
b. What common message (if any) can we take from these books?
c. How do these ideas jive with our personal educational philosophies?
Oct 28, 2009
Defining our Mission and Philosophy
Where do we go from here?
Nov 18, 2009
Discuss "best practices" as described in the "Phase II" books with our book partners.
Dec 9, 2009
Discuss "best practices" as described in the "Phase II" books with the entire group.
Jan 13, 2010
Determine our outcomes for the semester. Discuss proposal from Lazere to develop an alternative evaluation system that includes agreed upon practices, multiple data sources, and criteria for assessing that data.
Jan 27, 2010
Meet with administrators to discuss current evaluation practices
Feb 10, 2010
Work time to pull together ideas from "Phase III" books to fill out the table on the Teacher Evaluation page.
Feb 24,
2010
Discuss findings from the previous meeting.
Mar 10,
2010
Brainstorm format for Teacher Evaluation standards. Work in groups to develop rubrics to assess standards.
March 31,
2010
1. Teachers who evaluated one another (classroom visits) will meet to share observations, and to discuss the pros and cons of the observation strategies that were used.
2. Teacher groups will share out.
3. Discuss positive aspects of evaluations, difficult aspects, and what might improve evaluations for the person evaluating and the person being evaluated.
April 14, 2010
1. Teachers who evaluated one another (classroom visits) will meet to share observations, and to discuss the pros and cons of the observation strategies that were used.
2. Discuss Lazere's tentative teacher evaluation model.
3. What can we accomplish in the next 2 meetings that will set a foundation for completing a model next year, that can be presented to the school board.