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Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities

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Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities

 

4a: Reflecting on Teaching 

Add links to evidence (uploaded files of any type) to support each component  or use the chart below that has been provided by BCPS--the

chart is a good place to quickly jot things down. You can then go back and add them to this chart, upload evidence, etc.

4b: Maintaining Accurate Records   
4c: Communicating with families   
4d: Contributing to the School and District   
4e: Growing and Developing Professionally   
4f: Showing Professionalism   

 

Danielson, Charlotte.Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching. 2nd ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2007. Print.

 

4a: Reflecting on Teaching

Accuracy

Effective:  Teacher makes an accurate assessment of a lesson’s effectiveness and the extent to which it achieved its instructional outcomes and can cite general references to support the judgment.

Highly Effective:  Teacher makes a thoughtful and accurate assessment of a lesson’s effectiveness and the extent to which it achieved its instructional outcomes, citing many specific examples from the lesson and weighing the relative strengths of each.

Use in future teaching

Effective:  Teacher makes a few specific suggestions of what could be tried another time the lesson is taught.

Highly Effective:  Drawing on an extensive repertoire of skills, teacher offers specific alternative actions, complete with the probable success of different courses of action.

 

Portfolio Suggestions:  Examples of Student Work, Learning Logs, Assessment Data with Self Reflection, Backward Mapping, Learning Walks, Seeking out (Staff Development Teacher, Consulting Teacher, Department Chair, Team Leader, Administration), Videotaping  Lesson(s)

Evidence: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4b:  Maintaining Accurate Records

Student completion of assignments

Effective: Teacher’s system for maintaining information on student completion of assignments is fully effective.

Highly Effective: Teacher’s system for maintaining information on student completion of assignments is fully effective. Students participate in maintaining the records.

Student progress in learning

Effective: Teacher’s system for maintaining information on student progress in learning is fully effective.

Highly Effective: Teacher’s system for maintaining information on student progress in learning is fully effective. Students contribute information and participate in interpreting the records.

Non-instructional records

Effective: Teacher’s system for maintaining information on non-instructional activities is fully effective.

Highly Effective: Teacher’s system for maintaining information on non-instructional activities is highly effective, and students contribute to its maintenance.

 

Portfolio Suggestions:  Ed-Line/Grade Book, Anecdotal Notebooks, Data Binders, Student Portfolios, Parent Communication Logs, Miscellaneous Spreadsheets: Field Trip Organization, Emergency Information, Student Survey Feedback, IEP/504 Binders

Evidence:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4c: Communicating With Families

Information about the instructional program

Effective: Teacher provides frequent information to families, as appropriate, about the instructional program.

Highly Effective: Teacher provides frequent information to families, as appropriate, about the instructional program. Students participate in preparing materials for their families.

Information about individual students

Effective: Teacher communicates with families about students’ progress on a regular basis, respecting cultural norms, and is available as needed to respond to family concerns.

Highly Effective: Teacher provides information to families frequently on student progress, with students contributing to the design of the system. Response to family concerns is handled with great professional and cultural sensitivity.

Engagement of families in the instructional program

Effective: Teacher’s efforts to engage families in the instructional program are frequent and successful.

Highly Effective: Teacher’s efforts to engage families in the instructional program are frequent and successful. Students contribute ideas for projects that could be enhanced by family participation.

 

Portfolio Suggestions:  Email/Phone Log, Ed-line/Easy Grade Pro Progress Reports, Planner (Daily), Remind 101 or other Websites/Apps, Parent Conferencing, American Education Week, Newsletters, Parent Nights, Field Trips, Report Cards, Graded Work/Tests- Parent Signatures, Teacher Websites

Evidence:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4d:  Participating in a Professional Community

Relationships with colleagues

Effective:  Relationships with colleagues are characterized by mutual support and cooperation.

Highly Effective:  Relationships with colleagues are characterized by mutual support and cooperation. Teacher takes initiative in assuming leadership among the faculty.

Involvement in a culture of professional inquiry

Effective:  Teacher actively participates in a culture of professional inquiry.

Highly Effective:  Teacher takes a leadership role in promoting a culture of professional inquiry.

Service to the school

Effective:  Teacher volunteers to participate in school events, making a substantial contribution.

Highly Effective:  Teacher volunteers to participate in school events, making a substantial contribution, and assumes a leadership role in at least one aspect of school life.

Participation in school and district projects

Effective:  Teacher volunteers to participate in school and district projects, making a substantial contribution.

Highly Effective:  Teacher volunteers to participate in school and district projects, making a substantial contribution, and assumes a leadership role in a major school or district project.

 

Portfolio Suggestions:  Mentor for Student Intern, Team Planning Notes/Agendas, Calendar Invites/Email, Professional Development Attendance, Teaching a Professional Development Session, Co-Planning Lessons, Participating in School Duties , Committee Participation, Peer Observation and Reflections, Membership in Professional Organizations, Mentoring Colleagues, Sharing Resources From Conference(s)

Evidence: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4e:  Growing and Developing Professionally

Enhancement of content knowledge and pedagogical skill

Effective:  Teacher seeks out opportunities for professional development to enhance content knowledge and pedagogical skill.

Highly Effective:  Teacher seeks out opportunities for professional development and makes a systematic effort to conduct action research.

Receptivity to feedback from colleagues

Effective:  Teacher welcomes feedback from colleagues when made by supervisors or when opportunities arise through professional collaboration.

Highly Effective:  Teacher seeks out feedback on teaching from both supervisors and colleagues.

Service to the profession

Effective:  Teacher participates actively in assisting other educators.

Highly Effective:  Teacher initiates important activities to contribute to the profession.

 

Portfolio Suggestions:  Courses and Workshops Attended, Readings:  Book Studies, Professional Publications, Networking:  Grade Level or Content Planning, Peer Visits, Lesson Studies, Action Research, Membership in Local and National Organizations, Professional Growth Plan

Evidence:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4f:  Showing Professionalism

Integrity and ethical conduct

Effective:  Teacher displays high standards of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality in interactions with colleagues, students, and the public.

Highly Effective:  Teacher can be counted on to hold the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality and takes a leadership role with colleagues.

Service to students

Effective:  Teacher is active in serving students.

Highly Effective:  Teacher is highly proactive in serving students, seeking out resources when needed.

Advocacy

 Effective:  Teacher works to ensure that all students receive a fair opportunity to succeed.

Highly Effective:  Teacher makes a concerted effort to challenge negative attitudes or practices to ensure that all students, particularly those traditionally underserved, are honored in the school.

Decision making

Effective:  Teacher maintains an open mind and participates in team or departmental decision making.

Highly Effective:  Teacher takes a leadership role in team or departmental decision making and helps ensure that such decisions are based on the highest professional standards.

Compliance with school and district regulations

Effective:  Teacher complies fully with school and district regulations.

Highly Effective:  Teacher complies fully with school and district regulations, taking a leadership role with colleagues.

 

Portfolio Suggestions:  Volunteering Before/After School Student Help, Organizing Food/Clothing Drive, Facilitating Meetings for Student Interventions, Attend/On-Time for School Meetings, Dressing Appropriately for the School Setting, Keeping  Student Records Confidential

Evidence:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*These are examples of possible items to organize within a “Professional Portfolio” that can support your evaluation in terms of Domain 4.  *There are instances where your evidence may fit in more than one component within Domain 4.  Using your rubric, choose what you feel is the best alignment.

Provided by the Office of Staff Relations and Employee Performance Management, "Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities Portfolio", March 20, 2014 

 

A different visual of ideas for portfolio evidence: 

 

Domain 4: Portfolio Suggestions

4a: Reflecting on Teaching

4b:  Maintaining Accurate Records

 

  • ·         Examples of Student Work
  • ·         Learning Logs
  • ·         Assessment Data with Self Reflection
  • ·         Backward Mapping
  • ·         Learning Walks
  • ·         Seeking out Staff Development Teacher, Consulting Teacher, Department Chair, Team Leader, Administration
  • ·         Videotaping  Lesson(s) 
  • ·         Teacher Development Plan Self Assessment 
  • ·         Lesson Study 
  • ·         Post Observation Conference Tool 

 

 

  • ·         Ed-Line/Grade Book
  • ·         Anecdotal Notebooks
  • ·         Data Binders
  • ·         Student Portfolios
  • ·         Parent Communication Logs
  • ·         Miscellaneous  Spreadsheets: Field Trip Organization, Emergency Information, Student Survey Feedback
  • ·         IEP/504 Binders
  • ·         Class Dojo
  • ·         Student Learning Logs

 

4c: Communicating With Families

4d:  Participating in a Professional Community

 

  • ·         Email/Phone Log 
  • ·         Ed-line/Easy Grade Pro Progress Reports 
  • ·         Planner (Daily) 
  • ·         Remind or other Websites/Apps 
  • ·         Parent Conferencing 
  • ·         American Education Week 
  • ·         Newsletters 
  • ·         Parent Nights 
  • ·         Field Trips 
  • ·         Report Cards 
  • ·         Graded Work/Tests- Parent Signatures 
  • ·         Teacher Websites 
  • ·         Student Created Invitations 

 

  • ·         Mentor for Student Intern
  • ·         Team Planning Notes/Agendas
  • ·         Calendar Invites/Email
  • ·         Professional Development Attendance
  • ·         Teaching a Professional Development Session
  • ·         Co-Planning Lessons
  • ·         Participating in School Duties
  • ·         Committee Participation
  • ·         Peer Observation and Reflections
  • ·         Membership in Professional Organizations
  • ·         Mentoring Colleagues
  • ·         Sharing Resources From Conference(s)
  • ·         Book Study
  • ·         Facilitate PLC or Data Meeting

 

4e:  Growing and Developing

Professionally

4f:  Showing Professionalism

 

  • ·         Courses and Workshops Attended 
  • ·         Readings:  Book Studies, Professional Publications 
  • ·         Networking:  Grade Level or Content Planning, Peer Visits, Lesson Studies, Action Research 
  • ·         Membership in Local and National Organizations 
  • ·         Professional Growth Plan 
  • ·         Lesson Study 
  • ·         Vertical Team Planning 

 

 

  • ·         Volunteering Before/After School Student Help
  • ·         Organizing Food/Clothing Drive
  • ·         Facilitating Meetings for Student Interventions
  • ·         Attend/On-Time for School Meetings
  • ·         Dressing Appropriately for the School Setting
  • ·         Keeping and Encouraging other colleagues to keep Student Records Confidential
  • ·         School Citizenship Programs
  • ·         Becoming a member of the SPP Team

 

*These are examples of possible items to organize within a “Professional Portfolio” that can support your evaluation in terms of Domain 4. *There are instances where your evidence may fit in more than one component within Domain 4.  Using your rubric, choose what you feel is the best alignment.

 

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