E4E Press Release Announces the Launch of "Principals Matter" Paper
A month after Governor Cuomo and union leaders agreed to a new statewide teacher evaluation system, Educators 4 Excellence (E4E) members today unveiled their recommendations to strengthen the evaluation of public school principals, a system required under the state’s winning Race to the Top application. The policy paper, “ Principals Matter – Principal Evaluations from a Teacher Perspective”, lays out six changes to the current principal evaluation system that would better link the ratings of school leaders to the quality of support they provide teachers. Among their recommendations is rewriting the annual school climate survey to more accurately reflect the opinions of teachers towards their principals’ effectiveness.
Read the full press release below.