Planning: Dimension 4.4

Dimension 3.1 School Community Involvement:

The teacher demonstrates leadership with students, colleagues, and community members in the school, district and community through effective communication and outreach.


Clarifying Statement:

This last dimension of the Professional Practices and Responsibilities domain - School Community Involvement - focuses on how the teacher assumes and takes on leadership roles and responsibilities in the school community. Effective communication and outreach activities are evaluated over the course of the year to ensure that the teacher is relating to and staying connected through leadership activities with students, colleagues, community members in the school, district, and overall community.


Standards Basis:

Standards Basis: 2A, 2B, 4A, 4D, 5B, 6B, 6C, 6D

Possible Sources of Evidence:

  • Conferences and Conversations with the Teacher, Including the End-of-Year Conference
  • Classroom Artifacts
  • Student Data
  • Daily Interaction with Others

  • T-TESS Alignment to Practice

  • Key Questions

Distinguished

  • Systematically contacts parents/ guardians regarding students’ academic and social/emotional growth through various methods.
  • Initiates collaborative efforts that enhance student learning and growth.
  • Leads students, colleagues, families and community members toward reaching the mission, vision and goals of the school.

Accomplished

  • Systematically contacts parents/ guardians regarding students’ academic and social/emotional growth through various methods.
  • Joins colleagues in collaborative efforts that enhance student learning and welfare.
  • Clearly communicates the mission, vision and goals of the school to students, colleagues, parents and families, and other community members.

Developing

  • Contacts parents/guardians in accordance with campus policy.
  • Attends most required school outreach activities.
  • Communicates school goals to students, parents and families.

Improvement Needed

  • Contacts parents generally about disciplinary matters.
  • Attends few required school outreach activities.
Student-Centered Actions
Teacher-Center Actions