North Carolina Educator Evaluation Sytem (NCEES)
Inter-Rater Reliability (IRR)

November 16, 2012

  • Briefly review the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and Teacher Evaluation Process
  • Develop inter-rater reliability of standards 1-5 through the use of classroom observation with video and a full scenario
  • Understand professional coaching techniques
  • Analyze observation notes, and plan for crucial conversations with teachers to help them grow professionally

  • Introductions
  • Review NC Professional Teaching Standards
  • Coaching Techniques
  • Teacher Observation
  • Break
  • Teacher Observation Continued
  • Lunch
  • Teacher Observation - Standards 1-5
  • Group Presentations and Discussion
  • Standard 6
  • Reflection/Evaluation

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Brief Review

North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards

North Carolina Teacher Evaluation Process
Teacher Evaluation Process Infographic

Coaching Techniques

Coaching Presentation

Reflective Questions

Teacher Observation

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NCEES Online Tool

  • UserName: principaldemo25
  • Password: 123456
  • Choose any teacher, click observation, abbreviated observation form (standards 1 and 4 only).

Small-group discussion

  • Discuss Jenna with your group. Refer to your notes and focus on observable facts related to Standards 1 and 4
  • What reflective questions would you ask Jenna during the post-conference to gain insight for non-observables
  • Complete an abbreviated observation (standards 1 and 4) using the online tool
  • Write reflective questions for the post-conference with Jenna in the comment sections of the observation form

Whole-group discussion

  • Observation Consensus - What descriptors would we check for Jenna? What reflective questions would we ask during the post-conference? What are our discrepancies?

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Teacher Observation – Standards 1-5


Earlene Permenter - Pre-reading

  • Clementine Elementary School Profile
  • Earlene Permenter (3rd grade teacher) profile
  • Lesson Plan
  • Self-assessment and Professional Development Plan
    • NCEES Online Tool
    • Username: principaldemo9
    • Password: 123456
    • Click Observations.
    • Choose the teacher "Earlene Permenter."


Earlene Permenter - Observation 1

  • Thoroughly read and review observation notes for Earlene Permenter, observation 1
  • Choose a recorder and a spokesperson for your group
  • Work in small groups to "observe" Ms. Permenter and make notes related to your assigned standard(1, 2, 3, 4, or 5)
  • Using the online tool, create a new observation for Ms. Permenter
  • Name the observation by the standard you are observing (Example: Observation Standard 3)
  • Complete the rubric for all observables in your assigned standard
  • Non-observables – write reflective questions for the post-conference with Ms. Permenter

Group Presentations and Discussion

Standard 6

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