Lambert, R., Holcomb, S., Bottoms, B., & Vestal, A. (2021). The development of a systematic approach to evaluating early childhood educators using the North Carolina teacher evaluation process. Ceme Technical Report.
Faculty, This technical report serves as a guide to the systematic approach to early childhood teacher evaluation process that is implemented by the Early Educator Support Offices at University of North Carolina at Charlotte and East Carolina University. The report provides an explanation of the teacher evaluation process in the state of North Carolina and provides literature on teacher evaluation efforts and describes the need for a systematic approach to evaluation. The report also provides a description of the NCTEP rubric and the phased Quality Improvement model. Finally, an overview of the next steps for the Early Educator Support Office research which include gathering data for the next groups of evaluators and conducting a Many Facets Rasch Model with all evaluators that took part in the interrater reliability certification process with the aim to determine specific supports for evaluators and educators.