Comprehensive Planning- A framework for thoughtful data-driven and research-based district and school planning. Districts are required to submit a comprehensive plan every three years.
Educator Effectiveness (Act 13)- PA’s mandated educator evaluation system, incorporating critical components of training and professional growth.
Future Ready PA Index- A new, more holistic school evaluation tool to be released in Fall 2018.
Keystone/PSSA- Federally-mandated Pennsylvania assessments for students in grades 3-8, as well as end-of-course assessments in Algebra, Biology, and Literature.
PA Core Standards- Pennsylvania’s academic standards.
PVAAS- A lens of measuring student learning that provides educators with valuable information to ensure they are meeting the academic needs of their students.
SAS- A website hosted by PDE that serves as a one-stop-shop for PDE’s tools and resources available to schools.