• Evaluator Trainings

    EVALUATOR TRAININGS & RETRAININGS (PERA)

    The Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) created law that identifies required training for 1) Teacher Evaluators 2) Principal Evaluators or 3) Teacher AND Principal Evaluators. An individual must meet the following criteria to become a qualified evaluator of certified staff:

    1. INITIAL EVALUATOR TRAININGS


    TEACHER EVALUATORS
    Individuals who will be required to evaluate teachers must take a two-day Administrator Academy AA2001. Please check our list of events under Professional Learning/Administrator Academies for upcoming dates for AA2001: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Teacher Evaluation Training. This is the INITIAL TEACHER Evaluator Training – not a retraining.

    PRINCIPAL EVALUATORS
    Individuals who will be required to evaluate principals must take a two-day Administrator Academy AA2000. Please check our list of events under Professional Learning/Administrator Academies for upcoming dates for AA2000: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Principal Evaluation Training. This is the INITIAL PRINCIPAL Evaluator Training – not a retraining.

    TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL EVALUATORS
    Those who evaluate Teachers AND Principals will be required to take both AA2001 and AA2000 (this will require four days in total). Please check our list of events under Professional Learning/Administrator Academies for upcoming dates for AA2001: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Teacher Evaluation Training and AA2000: Illinois Performance Evaluation – Initial Principal Evaluation Training. These are the INITIAL Evaluator Trainings – not the retrainings.


    2. RETRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL EVALUATORS

    Please see the document below to determine which courses are needed for the Evaluator Retraining requirements. Remember, who you evaluate dictates which courses are needed:

    • Teacher Evaluators (those who evaluate teachers) – look at the Teacher Evaluators column
    • Principal Evaluators (those who evaluate principals) – look at the Principal Evaluators column
    • Teacher AND Principal Evaluators (those who evaluate teachers and principals) – look at the Teacher and Principal column
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