Stage 3 Training Opportunities

Principal PLC Sessions around Rater Agreement

Sessions include opportunities to observe, collect observational data and collaborate in a cross district Principal PLC to enhance Rater Agreement.

Dates/ Times: TBD (Sessions located in Participating District Schools)

Contact Mike Esping, 360-952-3412, or Malena Goerl, 360-952-3409, for more information or to register for Principal PLC Sessions.


  • 2/5/15  Focus on Rater Agreement: Participants will explore ways to assess artifacts and observation data, provide high-quality feedback for growth and combine multiple measures of evidence into a summative score in order to maximize rater agreement
  • Rater Agreement in Washington State OSPI Resources Contents:  Rater Agreement Background, Overarching Roles and Responsibilities: District Office, Principals, and Teachers, Rater Agreement Definition and Stages, Rater Agreement Glossary

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Learning-focused Supervision Course for Evaluators:

Participants will learn about the 4 stances in The Continuum of Learning-focused Interaction (calibrating, consulting, collaborating, and coaching), using structured conversations with teachers during the pre-observation planning conferences, and reflecting on classroom observations in post conferences. Participants will have the opportunity to read/observe/explore/and practice these strategies.

  • Course Dates 2015: TBD 
  • Time: 8:30-3:30 and 9:00-12:00  
  • Location: ESD 112
  • Instructor:  TBD