TLE Newsletter


TLE October Newsletter | All-Call for Value-Added Measure (VAM) Working Groups!

TLE Working Group 3 (WG 3) registration is now available on a first-come, first-served basis! This working group will meet to make recommendations for Value-Added Model (VAM) calculations for teachers/leaders of tested grades and subjects (35% of TLE).  Read the full newsletter

 

 

TLE November Newsletter | Updated Interpretation: Evaluating Highly Effective or Superior Teachers

Over the past few weeks, State Department of Education leaders have engaged in numerous conversations with state legislators over the interpretation of Senate Bill 207. The bill provides that teachers who received Highly Effective or Superior ratings may be evaluated once every two years. Read the full newsletter

 

 

TLE December Newsletter | Upcoming Roster Verification Webinars

In order to successfully collect data for the 35 percent quantitative portion of TLE, teachers will utilize a process called Roster Verification to properly link themselves to the students they teach.  Read the full newsletter

 

TLE January Newsletter | TLE Implementation: Next Steps for 2014

The start of a new year is not only a great time to applaud annual achievements, but it is also the perfect opportunity for districts to set new goals and plan next steps. Read the full newsletter

 

TLE February Newsletter | Hot Topic: VAM Final Determinations

The State Board of Education recently approved recommendations submitted by the TLE Commission for Oklahoma’s value-added model, and a large portion of the recommendations pertained to student characteristics.  Read the full newsletter

 

 

TLE March Newsletter | Student Learning Objectives Approved

The State Board of Education approved the guidelines that district policies must follow in determining the Student Academic Growth (SAG) component of TLE evaluations for teachers and leaders of non-tested grades and subjects (NTGS).  Read the full newsletter

 

 

TLE April Newsletter | Train-the-Trainer Value-Added Model Workshops

 
April is an important month for educational leaders in Oklahoma because the mandatory roster verification process begins. In order to ensure a smooth transition, district superintendents recently participated in Oklahoma State Department of Education’s VAM Briefing videoconference.  Read the full newsletter
 
 
 
 

TLE May Newsletter: State Board Approves Updates for Other Academic Measures (OAMs)

Topics include:

  • State Board Approves Updates for Other Academic Measures (OAMs)
  • TLE Question of the Month
  • Recommended Reading
  • VISION 2020 TLE Sessions
  • A Note from Dr. James Machell

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TLE June Newsletter

Topics Include:

  • Impending Deadline for Mandatory Roster Verification for All Districts
  • When is SLO/SOO training?
  • What is the recertification process for school administrators/leaders who evaluate teachers/leaders under TLE law?

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July TLE Newsletter

Topics include:

  • American Institutes for Research to conduct SLO/SOO train-the-trainer sessions
  • TLE Question of the Month: Can a dean of students evaluate teachers?
  • Recommended reading: Beyond the Numbers

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Last updated on December 31, 1969