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    Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher
    Posted by: Columbia Teacher on 12/31/09
    (14) Comments

    Yes, it is interesting. After STEP, they called it ADEPT for
    about 2-3 years and now it is called SAFE-T (in my district).
    Don't ask what it stands for b/c I don't know. I personally am on
    GBE which is Goals Based Evaluation.

    On 12/31/09, clanna wrote:
    > Interesting. In my district, STEP is used to determine
    > educator quality of teachers whose effectiveness is in
    > question. It is interesting that all districts have their own
    > interpretation and use of this statewide evaluation process. On
    >
    >
    > 12/30/09, Columbia Teacher wrote:
    >> I have been following this post and this just does not
    >> make any sense to me. I am a teacher in Richland County
    >> School District 2. When I went through ADEPT (which was
    >> called STEP in our district) we had an orientation and
    >> they told us and showed us sample units and lessons, etc
    >> of what was required. Then, we were also paired with a
    >> mentor teacher to assist us. I don't understand how you
    >> could possibly be evaluated on something you claim was not
    >> explained to you. Didn't you have to sign papers saying
    >> the process was explained to you? Didn't you receive a
    >> binder with all of the information in it? And, to my
    >> knowledge this information is also available on the SCDE
    >> website. Did you ask for help from other teachers and the
    >> instructional coaches if you felt like you didn't
    >> understand? This just sounds like there is more to the
    >> story then you are actually telling. Obviously they
    >> wanted you gone for some reason that you have not named-
    >> which is there right. Some people are just not a good fit
    >> for certain schools and districts. Instead of being angry
    >> and continuing this post, maybe you should direct some of
    >> this energy into finding a school or district that is a
    >> better fit for you.
    >>
    >>
    >>>


    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/10/09, by Theodore A. Jones.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/22/09, by Angie.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/22/09, by Theodore A. Jones.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/27/09, by Will Rogers.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/27/09, by Angie.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/27/09, by Will Rogers.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/28/09, by S. Jones.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/29/09, by Will Rogers.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/30/09, by Susan Jones.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/30/09, by Columbia Teacher.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/31/09, by clanna.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 12/31/09, by Columbia Teacher.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 1/01/10, by Theodore A. Jones.
  • Re: SCDE Refuses to Talk with a SC teacher, 8/06/12, by TechnoMage.