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Mary Gail Stinnett at 325-481-4063
Advancing Educational Leadership
Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) is an 18-hour training required for beginning administrators seeking certification as TTESS appraisers. AEL replaces and extends the previous Instructional Leadership Training (ILD). If ILD certified, AEL is not required.
Summer 2018Texas Evaluation & Support SystemsT-PESS & T-TESSThe Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) and Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System (T-PESS) are the new evaluation systems for the state of Texas. They are designed to support teachers and principals in their professional development and help them grow and improve as educators and administrators. T-TESS and T-PESS was implemented statewide in the 2016-2017 year.T-TESSSummer 2018T-PESS Refresher for Principal AppraisersT-TESS Observation Training for Teacher Field SupervisorsCoaching Training for Advanced Certification Supervisors
Please click on the link below for the most current information on TESS.Student GrowthBeginning in the 2017-2018 school year, appraisal systems in Texas, whether the state-recommended system or a locally developed system, will need to include a measure of student growth for principals and at the individual teacher level, unless exempted under DOI or charter.One day training on SLOs will be provided by the ESCs. Participants will include campus administrators and/or superintendents, lead teachers or department heads.For More Information: Mary Gail Stinnett (325) 481-4063