The menu below outlines the approved professional practice models for teachers and principals. A School Administrative Unit wishing to use a model that does not appear on the menu should contact the Educator Effectiveness Coordinator for information and assistance.
- The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Five Core Propositions and Indicators, along with the TPEG rubrics created by the Maine Schools for Excellence; see also the Companion Guide to the Rubric
- The Framework for Teaching, by Charlotte Danielson
- The Marzano Art and Science of Teaching Framework
- Marshall Teacher Evaluation Rubrics
- MSAD 49 Teacher Evaluation Rubric: Based on the Kim Marshall Teacher Evaluation Rubrics, the MSAD 49 Rubric retains the six domains in the Marshall Rubric but merges some of the criteria to reduce the number of categories under each domain.
- National Board Core Propositions for Accomplished Educational Leaders, adopted by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 2009, along with the LPEG rubrics created by the Maine Schools for Excellence (MSFE)
- The six domains in the principal professional practice evaluation model created by the Supervision and Evaluation Committee of the Maine Principal’s Association, dated September 2013 and posted on the Association’s Website at www.mpa.cc
- The Marzano School Leader Evaluation Model
- The Kim Marshall Principal Evaluation Rubrics
Digital observation tools, such as those identified below, are powerful, but optional, elements of a PE/PG system. The Department neither requires nor regulates the use of this technology, but SAUs should be aware of the *proprietary rights. Proprietary rights prohibit users from uploading the model product into any but the digital platform designated by the creator of the model. Many digital tools are available, including Great Schools Partnerships’ iWalkthrough, and a free version developed in a Google Docs platform.
- Marzano— Exclusive proprietary rights granted to iObservation™
- Danielson, 2011 and 2013 ed.—Exclusive proprietary rights granted to Teachscape™
- MSFE TPEG and LPEG Rubrics—Tower™
- MPA model—No designated tool; if desired, SAUs may purchase any digital engine they choose.