Formative Assessment Calendar

Outline of Elements in the Portfolio and Projected Timeline for Completion

 

Element of the Portfolio

Projected Completion Month

Initial Meeting/ Letter of Commitment

August

Self-Assessment on the CSTP

September

PGP #1

September/October

Cycle of Inquiry #I

October/November

         Pre-Instruction ASW

October/November

         Pre-Observation Lesson Plan

October/November

         Observation

October/November

         Post-Instruction ASW Reflection

November/ December

Mid-Year Professional Growth Reflection

December/January

Mid-Year Portfolio Review

December/January

PGP #2

January

Inquiry Round Table #1

January/February

Cycle of Inquiry #2

January/February

         Pre-Instruction ASW

January/February

         Pre-Observation Lesson Plan

February/March

         Observation

February/March/April

         Post-Instruction ASW Reflection

March/April

Inquiry Round Table #2

April/May

Final Professional Growth Reflection

May

Final Portfolio Review

May

Additional Requirements in the Portfolio

In consultation with the New Teacher Advisor, teachers select at least three (3) of the following activities to support their growth throughout the year:

         + Close Examination of a Special Population Student *           

         + Learning through Observing

         + Comparing Two Classes

         + Case Study Student

         + Collaborating with Colleagues **

         + Collaborating with Families

         + Special Education Workshop Reflections (2) **

         + Current Research Report**

* Required for all first year teachers

** Required for all first year Special Ed teachers (need 5 total, not 3)