NJEA supports reforms to evaluation that will help ensure a great teacher in every classroom. NJEA believes that teacher evaluation must be strengthened. We call for a system of more frequent evaluations, using proven research-based evaluation models. While NJEA’s system would place great emphasis on student learning, it would not rely heavily on standardized test scores, which research shows are not reliable indicators of teacher effectiveness. Proposals from Gov. Christie and the Department of Education would place undue emphasis on State standardized test scores, and require massive expansion of standardized testing.
Evaluation regs move to proposal level
Published on Friday, May 2, 2013
A new evaluation system for New Jersey’s teachers is one step closer to implementation. At the May 1 State Board of Education meeting, board members voted to officially propose the regulations governing teacher evaluation in New Jersey. Learn more
NJEA's position on teacher evaluation