Teacher Evaluation: TPEP Courses
Register for one of WEA's professional learning opportunities. All courses on student growth goals focus on the newly revised student growth goal rubrics. Courses will be held virtually. For more information or questions regarding these courses, please contact WEA Education Policy and Practices Coordinator, Maren Johnson.
Zoom/Canvas Courses for TPEP
Developing TPEP Student Growth Goals with the New Rubrics
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Learn about the changes to TPEP Student Growth Goals. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and using students' assets in developing goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You will have the opportunity to explore tools and resources for your own student growth goal-setting process.
Asynchronous Courses for TPEP
WEA is providing professional development asynchronous courses on the Canvas learning management system (LMS). The two courses below are available at no charge to members. Register for each course using the link listed next to the course name. You will receive an email confirmation from WEA as well as a registration email from Instructure/Canvas. Once you complete the course including the evaluation, you will receive a clock hour verification form within 7-10 business days.
These courses were created with flexibility in mind, hence there are no due dates for discussions or assignments, except for the final deadlines each year. You will move through the course at your own pace. Think of the course like a book with some interaction. While there are no due dates, there are some important deadlines listed below.
- Monday, May 29, 2023
|Last day to register for a course|
- Monday, June 5, 2023*
Last day to complete course content, including discussions, assignments,
- Monday, June 19, 2023
|Last day to complete the End of Course Evaluation|
- Friday, June 30, 2023
|Last day to record clock hours in OSPI eCertification for certificates expiring June 30, 2023|
TPEP 101 (4 clock hours)
Participants will review the main components of the TPEP 4-tiered evaluation process and learn about the updates of the system to enhance their professional growth and improve student learning. Areas of emphasis will include the state eight criteria, the three OSPI approved instructional frameworks, rubrics, student growth rubrics, comprehensive and focused evaluation comparisons, probation, and the scoring methodologies for evaluation. (NOTE: This course is for WEA members.)
TPEP Evidence and Artifacts (8 clock hours)
Participants deepen their understanding of the certificated TPEP 4-tiered evaluation system to enhance effective teaching practice and student learning. There will be an emphasis on exploring evidence and artifacts from multiple origins including observations, student growth, reflective and professional practice, and through conversations. Participants will also start aligning evidence with their instructional framework using a component alignment tool. (NOTE: This course is for WEA members.)
Writing Student Growth Goals (3 clock hours)
Learn about changes in TPEP Student Growth Goals in Washington state. Examine the shifts, including an increased focus on educator reflection, and the role of educator knowledge of students' assets in developing student growth goals. Learn more about the role that student growth plays in a TPEP evaluation. You will have the opportunity to explore tools and resources for your own student growth goal-setting process.