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Welcome to Professional Development & Appraisal System  (PDAS)



PDAS remains in place as the State's approved instrument for appraising its teachers and identifying areas that would benefit from staff development. 

Toby Tucker
Manager of Administrative Leadership
Certification and Compliance
(806)677-5087
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Jeanette Leeper
Secretary
Administrative Services
(806) 677-5072
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Cornerstones of the process include an minimum of one 45-minute observation and completion of the Teacher Self-Report form.  PDAS includes 51 criteria within eight domains reflecting the Proficiencies for Learner-Centered Instruction adopted in 1997 by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).  The domains are:

 
  1. Active, Successful Student Participation in the Learning Process
  2. Learner-centered instruction
  3. Evaluation and feedback on Student Progress
  4. Management of Student Discipline, Instructional Strategies, Time/Materials
  5. Professional Communications
  6. Professional Development
  7. Compliance with Policies, Operating Procedures and Requirements
  8. Improvement of All Students Academic Performance

 

PDAS requires that new teachers and teachers new to a district receive an orientation.  In addition, the PDAS Teacher Manual is to be given to ALL teachers.
Teacher Orientation Online
Register your district today at:
http://pdas.responsivelearning.com/region16
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