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Effective Teaching Task Force
August 26, 2011—Final report and recommendations

Statement of Purpose

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


Bernalillo, August 13, 2011

Santa Fe, August 2 & 3, 2011

Yatahey, June 27, 2011 | Minutes

Albuquerque, July 19, 2011 | Minutes

Texico, July 12, 2011 | Minutes

Santa Fe June 30, 2011 | Minutes

Bernalillo, June 21, 2011 | Minutes

Albuquerque, June 14, 2011 | Minutes

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