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S_ED_2019A 03/20/2019 07:38:27 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT EDUCATION
Date 03/20/2019
Attendance
Baisley X
Bridges X
Buck E
Buckner E
Buentello E
Coleman E
Cutter E
Exum X
Geitner E
Hill E
Larson E
Lundeen E
McCluskie X
Michaelson Jenet E
Story X
Wilson X
McLachlan X
Todd X
Time 07:38:27 AM to 08:56:32 AM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Todd
This Report was prepared by Meghan MacKillop
Hearing Items Action Taken
Presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences Committee Discussion Only
Presentation on Teacher Effectiveness Committee Discussion Only

Presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences - Committee Discussion Only


08:10:47 AM  

Dr. Watamura answered questions from the committee.



Presentation on Teacher Effectiveness - Committee Discussion Only


08:18:32 AM  

Colleen O'Neil, Associate Commissioner of Educator Talent, Colorado Department of Education (CDE), introduced herself to the committee and provided an overview of her presentation.  She distributed a reference guide for Colorado teacher quality standards (Attachment B) and a report from CDE regarding the revised state model evaluation system created under Senate Bill 10-191, which can be accessed here: https://www.9news.com/video/news/local/raw-wednesday-press-conference-on-shooting-at-stem-school-in-highlands-ranch-colorado/73-c7c3e957-583f-4cc7-9bd5-899cf050c7ae. She discussed Senate Bill 10-191, which created an educator evaluation system that continually improves the quality of education and student outcomes. Under the law, all licensed teachers must be evaluated each year. Dr. O'Neil discussed the definition of an effective teacher under the law and the framework for the system to evaluate teachers.

08:29:04 AM  

Dr. O'Neil discussed the state board's role versus the district's role in choosing a model and answered questions about how the measurement of student learning is determined. She discussed effectiveness ratings of teachers and how the overall performance of a school can impact a teacher's rating. Dr. O'Neil discussed the revisions to the state model evaluation system developed under Senate Bill 10-191 and talked about the Colorado Performance Management System, also known as RANDA, and she discussed the revisions that have been made to the state model system.  Dr. O'Neil answered questions from committee members.


08:56:32 AM   The committee adjourned.