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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-62.1


PERSONNEL

Evaluation: Licensed Personnel

  1. Evaluation of Administrative/Supervisory Personnel Other Licensed Personnel
    1. Orientation

      The evaluation process and procedure will be reviewed with staff members annually.

    2. Schedule of Evaluation (Minimum Evaluation Cycle)
      1. During the first three years of service in these positions, the employee will be evaluated annually.
      2. Employees with three (3) or more years of experience in these positions within the school division will receive an evaluation every three years.
      3. An individual may request additional evaluations.
      4. Employees may receive an evaluation if on a continuing contract and it is not their year to be evaluated.
  2. Evaluation of Teaching Personnel
    1. Orientation

      The evaluation process and procedure will be reviewed with teachers annually.

    2. Schedule of Evaluations
      1. First Year and Second Year Probationary Teachers (P1, P2)
        • (1) By November 1 - First observation completed.
        • (2) By January 15 - Second observation completed.
        • (3) By the last day of the first semester - Interim Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
        • (4) By March 1 - Third observation completed.
        • (5) By May 15 - Summative Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
      2. Third Year Probationary Teachers (P3) and Probationary to Continuing Contract Teachers (PC)
        • (1) By April 1 - Observation completed.
        • (2) Prior to last ten teacher workdays - Summative Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
      3. Continuing Contract Teachers [Formative Year 1 (F1), Formative Year 2 (F2), Summative Year (SY)]
        • (1) Formative Years 1 and 2 - By April 1 two written observations.
        • (2) Summative Year - By April 1, one written formal observation and one written classroom observation.
        • (3) Every third years by June 1 - Summative Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
      4. Extended Probationary Teachers: Fourth Year and Fifth Year Probationary Teachers (P4, P5)
        • (1) By November 1 - First observation completed.
        • (2) By January 15 - Second observation completed.
        • (3) By the last day of the first semester - Interim Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
        • (4) By March 1 - Third observation completed.
        • (5) By May 15 - Summative Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
      5. Special Probationary Teachers
        • (1) Within six weeks of beginning date of probation - one observation.
        • (2) Within one month following first observation - Interim Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
        • (3) Within six teaching weeks of cumulative evaluation - second observation completed.
        • (4) Within six weeks after second observation - Summative Evaluation completed using the Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Submit to Department of Human Resources.
      6. Employees may receive an evaluation if on a continuing contract and it is not their year to be evaluated.

Legal Reference:

Code of Virginia § 22.1-295, as amended. Employment of teachers.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-303, as amended. Probationary term of service for teachers.

Virginia Board of Education Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation Criteria for Teachers. Approved April 28, 2011, effective July 1, 2012.

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: January 18, 1994
Revised by Superintendent: February 23, 2005
Revised by Superintendent: October 23, 2012
Revised by Superintendent: July 23, 2013