PAR Update May 12

The PAR panel has completed this year's program and has begun the process to invite teachers to participate in 2014-15 school year. Thanks goes to retiring PAR member, Hilda Curda. Hilda was one of the founding members of the group that created and implemented this program. She will be … [Read more...]

NEA Recognizes PAR progress

May-August 2013 The TEI Department and PAR Panel collaboratively interviewed and selected a second Peer Consultant Teacher (PCT).  Stephanie Sylvester joins Jeron Shelton as PCT, working in the Teacher Effectiveness Initiatives (TEI) Department for the PAR Program. September 2013 School … [Read more...]

PAR Program seeks to expand

The PAR Panel met in December and conducted a mid year review of the PCT’s work.  Feedback and suggestions were given. In January, the Panel met for a full morning and began work on staffing needs, updates for the PAR Handbook, Stage 2 of PAR, & Reconsideration Guidelines. Panel is … [Read more...]

PAR November Training

The PAR Panel met on November 2nd which included the preparation for the November 7th Informational Meeting for Administrators. The panel determined a live webinar would be held for the participating teachers to access the same information. The webinar is available for viewing … [Read more...]

PAR Summary

The PAR Panel met on Friday September 21st and will meet again on October 15th and 16th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.  The panel will continue mentor training with four sessions scheduled in October.  In addition, some members of the panel will attend NEA Foundation meetings in Washington DC. The … [Read more...]

PAR Panel Stage 1 Continues

The PAR Panel met on Friday September 21st and will meet again on October 15th and 16th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. The panel will continue mentor training with four sessions scheduled in October. In addition, some members of the panel will attend NEA Foundation meetings in Washington DC. The Panel … [Read more...]

Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) Update

On August 24th, the PAR Panel reviewed the Needs Assessments from teachers in years three, four or an experienced new teacher in year two who self-nominated for the PAR Program. Following the review, two teachers were invited to work with the peer consultant teacher in the 2012-2013, Stage One … [Read more...]