Tell us about a time that a teacher evaluation didn’t go as expected — for better or for worse.
Early in my career as a principal, I visited a classroom for a planned formal observation. Everything seemed very rehearsed, from the prepped sticky notes and pencils to the students’ answers to questions. The teacher was dressed more neatly than typical and the classroom was certainly more organized. This experience was certainly part of my evolution and growth in my evaluation process to much more frequent, informal observations and reflection conversations.
What is an effort you’ve spearheaded at your school that you’re particularly proud of?
Several years ago, I was introduced to the organization Destination Imagination (a program that teaches 21st century skills and STEM principles). For the pas…