RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
6A-5.0411: Calculations of Student Learning Growth Using Statewide Assessment Data for Use in School Personnel Evaluations
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this rule development is to develop the formulas for measuring student learning growth, the statewide standards for each performance level for use in each school district’s personnel evaluation systems developed under Section 1012.34, Florida Statutes, and procedures associated with implementing the formulas and standards. A formula will be provided in this rule for each statewide assessment, after it is recommended by the Commissioner of Education and adopted by the State Board of Education.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: This rule will implement requirements under the Student Success Act (SB 736) to adopt the measurement of student learning growth for use in school personnel evaluations into rule. Additionally, this rule addresses the establishment of specific, discrete standards for each performance level for use in each school district’s personnel evaluation system, as required by Section 1012.34, Florida Statues.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 1012.34 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 1012.34 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: May 21, 2012, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; May 22, 2012, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; May 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; June 5, 2012, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; June 6, 2012, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and June 7, 2012, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: May 21st – Gulf Coast High School, 7878 Shark Way, Naples, Florida 34119; May 22nd – J.A. World, Hall of Fame Room, 1130 Coconut Creek Boulevard, Coconut Creek, Florida 33066; May 23rd – Orlando Airport Marriott, Sanibel Room, 7499 Augusta National Drive, Orlando, Florida 32822; June 5th – Sebastian Middle School, Auditorium, 2955 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine, Florida 32084; June 6th – J.E. Hall Center, 30 East Texar, Pensacola, Florida 32503; and June 7th – Via conference call: 1(866)372-5781. Conference ID #73748965. The conference call will begin at 3:00 p.m. and last for a minimum of 30 minutes but will conclude after 30 minutes if no additional callers are on the line.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Juan Copa, Director of Research and Analysis in Educator Performance, Division of Public Schools, 325 West Gaines St., Suite 1502, Tallahassee, FL 32399, (850)245-0509 or Juan.Copa@fldoe.org. To submit a comment on this rule development, go to: https://app1.fldoe.org/rules/default.aspx.
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.