TASK FORCE CHARGE: The Task Force is charged with presenting recommendations to the Governor regarding how best to measure the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders based on specific parameters. The recommendations must include:
i. Identified measures of student achievement- representing at least 50 percent of the teacher evaluation- which shall be used for evaluating educator performance;
ii. Identification of demonstrated best practices of effective teachers and teaching, which should comprise the remaining basis for such evaluation;
iii. How these measures of effective practice should be weighted; and
iv. How the State can transition to a performance-based compensation system, whereby acknowledging student growth and progress.
press release Governor Martinez Forms Task Force to Reward New Mexico Teachers