Education Value Added Assessment System
December 11, 2012

Richmond Community College
December 11, 2012


Purpose: To provide an overview of the Education Value Added Assessment System (EVAAS)

At the end of this meeting, you will have had the opportunity to…

  • Be familiar with reflective assessments
  • Be familiar with proactive assessments
  • Understand the various EVAAS reports
  • Use reports in the online tool to identify patterns in observation data for Standards 1-5

Today's Work Space

Region 4 Wiki Space:


Today's Agenda
RESA EVAAS Session Agenda

Today's Meet:

Welcome & Introduction
Donna Albaugh -
Rachel McBroom -
Heather Stewart -
Getting Started:
Top Five
  • Work as a table group
  • List - What would you like to learn or take away from this session?
  • Create a Top 5
  • Share

Scavenger Hunt

  • Use the EVAAS Growth Identification table to identify teachers who exceed expected growth with particular subgroups of students in your school or across an LEA

  • On your own, work through the EVAAS Scavenger Hunt
  • Use the resource links to help you
  • Find a partner
  • Check and share your answers

  • Access the Frequently Asked Questions document
  • Read the document to find the answers to questions often asked related to EVAAS

Collegial Conversations - Role Play

  • Find a partner
  • Role play using the EVAAS dialogue document to simulate collegial conversations around Teacher Value Added Reports
  • Frame the activity with a focus on identifying strengths and limitations of individual teachers and school learning communities and planning for improved student progress

  • Select a scenario and discuss responses with a partner
  • Transfer the collegial conversation with your partner to the conversations that may be a priortiy in with teachers/principals in your role and responsibilities

NCEES & EVAAS - Making Connections

Downloadable Powerpoint

Get a Stopwatch like this or make your own! At: Online Stopwatch

McRel Online Tool
McRel Online Tool Demo Site
NC Professional Teaching Standards
  • Access the reports page in the online tool
  • Analyze patters in the obsevation data to make a judgement about a professional development focus for the district/school
  • Review the data and plan for improvement with specific standards, elements and descriptors that may contribute the lack of academic progress for students

Coaching For Peak Performance

Coaching Presentation

Reflective Questions

Summarize & Wrap-Up

Friday Institute Survey

Please take a few moments to complete this survey:

Resources and Links
Virtual Professional Development
Data Literacy Module
Data Resource Guide

SAS provides ongoing virtual interactive professional development sessions. Sessions can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your district/school. Users also have the option to attend drop-in sessions(no pre-registration required).
Visit Phase II Modules
Introduction to Data Literacy module provides an introduction to data literacy. It includes information on types of data, strategies for analyzing and understanding data, and processes for determining how these can influence instructional practices.
This module aims to provide learning experiences that develop or enhance abilities to find, evaluate, and use data to inform instruction.
Data Resource Guide has been developed to provide information and resources to help administrators, data coaches, teachers, and support staff with data driven decision making for their schools and districts.

Other Resources

Participants may find information at the following websites useful.
An Introduction to Confidence Intervals
Scales of Measurement
Video tutorial
Explanation of Normal Curve Equivalents

Data Glossary
Data Glossary.doc
Data Glossary.doc