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Teacher Evaluation

On April 28, 2011, the Board of Education approved the revised documents, Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers and the Virginia Standards for the Professional Practice of Teachers.  The guidelines and standards will become effective on July 1, 2012; however, school boards and divisions are authorized to implement them prior to July 1, 2012.

The model recommends that 40 percent of teachers’ evaluations be based on student academic progress, as determined by multiple measures of learning and achievement, including, when available and applicable, student-growth data from VDOE.

Standards related to professional knowledge, instructional planning, instructional delivery, assessment of and for student learning, learning environment and professionalism each account for ten percent of the evaluation and performance rating within the model.


Teacher Evaluation Instrument


Additional Tools

Teacher Evaluation Committee

The Teacher Evaluation System for the Bristol Virginia Public Schools was developed by the 2011-2012 Teacher Evaluation Committee. The division extends appreciation for their dedication to the success of this instrument.
Dr. Mark Y. Lineburg, Superintendent of Schools (2010-2014)
Mr. Randall White, School Board, Vice Chair
Patty Bowers, Director of Special Education Services
Maggi Buckles, Stonewall Jackson Elementary Teacher
Natalie Caudell, Highland View Elementary Teacher
Ronnie Collins, Virginia High School Principal
Tracey Dingus, Virginia Middle School Teacher
Mary Jane Evans, Washington Lee Elementary Teacher
Jennifer Henson, Van Pelt Elementary Teacher
Angel Hudson, Central Office
Janie Hull, Literacy Coach
Debbie Leonard, Highland View Elementary Principal
Tracey Mercier, BVEA Co-President
Tammy Wolfe, Virginia High School Teacher