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T-TESS New Teacher Orientation *WFISD Only* 8am-11:30am

T-TESS is the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System.  It is the NEW Commissioner-recommended teacher evaluation system for the State of Texas, designed to provide support and feedback to educators in their professional development and help them grow and improve as educators.  T-TESS replaces PDAS as the state recommended appraisal system beginning the 2016-17 school year. All new teachers and teachers who have not been evaluated using T-TESS are required to attend a one day orientation.

Important Session Information:

This T-TESS New Teacher Orientation session will provide a basic understanding of the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System. Teachers will walk away with an understanding of the T-TESS Rubric and how administrators use this rubric to observe and evaluate teachers. **Required training for all new teachers in TX. This session is for WFISD only.** NOTE TIME: 8am-11:30am

Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 1.4: Activities, Dimension 2.1: Achieving Expectations, Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise, Dimension 2.3: Communication, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation, Dimension 2.5: Monitor and Adjust, Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures, Dimension 3.2: Managing Student Behavior, Dimension 3.3: Classroom Culture, Dimension 4.1: Professional Demeanor and Ethics, Dimension 4.2: Goal Setting, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development, Dimension 4.4: School Community Involvement

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, August 9, 2024
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3.5) CPE
(3.5) Contact Hours
Seats Filled:
0 / 70
$125.00 COOP: Professional Development
Contact Person:
Angie Betts
Lori Apple
Angie Betts
Lori Apple
Date Time Location
8/7/2024 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Region 9 ESC - Wilbarger 1 (Entrance A), Wilbarger 2 (Entrance A)
301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, 76306

Venue Type:

  • There will be a $250 per day fee for out-of-region or non Region 9 District participants. If coop membership is required, there will be a $125 per day fee for non-coop participants.

  • If you have any special needs such as accessibility, Braille, large print, or a sign language interpreter, please notify Barbara Seigler at least 2 weeks before the session at 940-397-8235, or by email at barbara.seigler@esc9.net.

301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306

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