Moore Public Schools Addresses Inequities Between VAM and SLO/SOO Teacher Evaluation Frameworks


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Moore Public Schools graciously produced the following video which explains the inherent inequities between the Value Added Model and Student Learning Objective teacher evaluations frameworks.

Moore Public Schools TLE Framework

Moore Public Schools’ message regarding the inequities between Value-Added Model (VAM) and Student Learning Objective (SLO) teachers within the Oklahoma Teacher/Leader Effectiveness (TLE) evaluation framework.

Moore also presented this information to the Oklahoma TLE Commission:

Moore Public Schools presents concerns to the OKTLE Commiss

Moore Public Schools presents concerns over equity issues in the VAM/SLO/SOO portion of the OKTLE Teacher Evaluation program.

Since I teach two sections of 7th grade literature, I part of my evaluation will be based on VAM, so I do not have to put together an SLO. However, my effectiveness will be determined by less than 30 percent of the students in my classes.

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About the author 

Michelle Boyd Waters, M.Ed.

I am a secondary English Language Arts teacher, a University of Oklahoma student working on my doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum with an concentration in English Education and co-Editor of the Oklahoma English Journal. I am constantly seeking ways to amplify students' voices and choices.

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