Teacher Performance Appraisal (TPA) For Experienced TeachersAdvice to Members(Also see Volume 45)
The Performance Appraisal of Experienced Teachers Technical Requirements Manual and the Summative Report Form are available on the Ministry website. Your board may also have a local version of this document.
Components of the TPA Process for Experienced Teachers
NotificationThe principal must notify you within 20 school days of the beginning of your teaching year if it is your evaluation year.
The Pre-Observation MeetingBefore the meeting:
At the meeting be prepared to discuss:
Pitfalls to Avoid
*The principal does have the discretion to evaluate a teacher out of cycle if there are significant performance concerns. Classroom Observation(s)
The Post-observation MeetingBefore the meeting:
At the meeting, the evaluator will:
For further information contact your local ETFO president or Professional Relations staff in Protective Services at 416-962-3836 or 1-888-838-3836.