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Performance Appraisals Made Easy
Tools for Evaluating Teachers and Support Staff


October 2004 | 200 pages | Corwin
"The book provides a wealth of practical information that a practicing administrator or evaluator could use."
—Phil Silsby, Principal
Belleville West High School, Belleville, IL

"It gives you tools to use today and also walks you through a very clear process for easy implementation of performance appraisals for all staff."
—Robin Dexter, Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming

Clear, easy-to-follow steps for implementing effective performance appraisals!

Performance Appraisals Made Easy
is a practical reference designed to help busy school administrators improve their staff's workplace performance.

This invaluable resource provides:

  • A concise overview of the performance appraisal process
  • Current, thorough job descriptions for most positions in today's schools
  • Easy-to-use formative self-appraisal and summative performance appraisal tools
  • Excellent coaching tools in a variety of key areas where problems can occur

All coaching tools are designed specifically to help close the skill gaps between current levels observed and desired performance. Within the book's unique and accessible format, school leaders will find useful and clear guidelines for effective performance appraisals and an abundance of stand-alone templates that can be copied and used immediately with staff members as needed. A CD-ROM is included.

CD-ROM is PC and Mac compatible and not sold separately.

 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Dedication
 
1. Introduction to the Performance Appraisal Process
 
2. How to Write Effective Job Descriptions
Job Description: Bus Driver

 
Job Description: Counselor

 
Job Description: Custodian

 
Job Description: Food Service Worker

 
Job Description: Media Specialist

 
Job Description: School Nurse

 
Job Description: Paraprofessional

 
Job Description: Secretary

 
Job Description: School Security Officer

 
Job Description: Teacher (Elementary)

 
Job Description: Teacher (Secondary)

 
Conclusion

 
Support Staff References

 
 
3. Teacher Performance Appraisal Coaching Tool(s)
Area 1: Building Community

 
Area 2: Designing Learning

 
Area 3: Managing Learning

 
Area 4: Communicating

 
Area 5: Growing Professionally

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
4. Support Staff Performance Appraisal Tools
Communication Skills

 
Conflict Management

 
Public Relations

 
Stress Management

 
Team Building

 
Time Management

 
 
5. Summative Performance Appraisals
Summative Performance Appraisal Self Assessment (Teachers)

 
Action Plan (Teacher)

 
Summative Performance Appraisal (Teacher)

 
Summative Performance Appraisal Self Assessment (Support Staff)

 
Action Plan (Support Staff)

 
Summative Performance Appraisal (Support Staff)

 
 
6. Conclusion

"The book provides a wealth of practical information that a practicing administrator or evaluator could use."

Phil Silsby, Principal
Belleville West High School, Belleville, IL

"It gives you tools to use today and also walks you through a very clear process for easy implementation of performance appraisals for all staff."

Robin Dexter, Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Performance Appraisal Process


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