• Student Learning Objective (SLO) update: Submitting student data

    All principals / Deadlines: March 27 and April 18

    Only BTU employees with classroom teacher job titles who are evaluated in the Teacher Effectiveness Evaluation participate in the SLO process. Principals must review and score all teacher SLOs based on student data submitted by teachers in TSS. To ensure that teachers have time to submit final student data after the testing window closes, TSS will remain open until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 27. (See updated submission information.)
    Remaining steps in the SLO process:
    1. Employees with an approved SLO learning target submit final SLO student data in TSS.
    a. Note: Teachers with an approved SLO exemption request in TSS do not need to submit student data. Teachers with an approved SLO learning target who now qualify for an exemption must submit an exemption request in TSS by Monday, March 27.
     2. Supervisors score all teacher SLOs in TSS with the final SLO scoring rubric by Tuesday, April 18
    Teachers who do not meet their responsibilities related to the SLO process receive a score of 25 on the SLO component of their 2016-17 evaluation. Principals should continue to collaborate with SLO ambassadors and members of their leadership team to ensure that teachers have the support needed to complete the SLO process successfully.
    For questions, email SLO@bcps.k12.md.us for SLO content or SLOTech@bcps.k12.md.us for TSS navigation. 
    Click here for other items in the March 23, 2017 Leadership Action Update.