Guidance Documents

The West Virginia Department of Education is pleased to provide the following guidance materials to support West Virginia educators in the state's Educator Evaluation System.

West Virginia Professional Growth Guides

The West Virginia Professional Growth Guides were developed in cooperation with state teachers and principals to provide educators with a resource which may assist in advancing the professional practices of classroom educators within the West Virginia Professional Teaching Standards.

Standard 1: Curriculum and Planning

Standard 2: The Learner and the Learning Environment

Standard 3: Teaching

**Professional Growth Guides for Standards 4 and 5 are currently in development and will be released at a later date.

Evaluation System Guidance Documents

The West Virginia Educator Evaluation System is a component of West Virginia’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver, which was approved by the U.S. Department of Education in May 2013. The below documents define and explain each specific component of online evaluation system. Please feel free to review these documents in the event you have a question or at your convenience.