Find a Support Network

Ongoing support is available through the School ADvance Implementation Network and GrowthPLUS Educator Evaluation System Design and Support Network. School ADvance Training and Support is there to help districts implement the School ADvance Administrator Evaluation System and provide ongoing assistance through an Implementation Network that emphasizes developing district capacity. The GrowthPlus Network supports the implementation of effective evaluation systems in Michigan districts regardless of which State-approved teacher or administrator evaluation tools the district adopts. 

School ADvance Implementation and Support Network:

  • For district facilitators and coordinators of the School ADvance Administrator Evaluation System
  • Annual subscription covers one to two district representatives

Includes:

  • Two drive-in clinics for district facilitator/coordinators
  • Two webinars  
  • Phone or on-line consultations  
  • Shared bank of ideas, tools, and resources
  • Discussion ForumS
  • Shared Data Bank

GrowthPLUS System Design and Support Network

  • Training and support for Teacher AND Administrator Evaluation systems that foster learning, growth, and adaptation.
  • Aligns systems design across all staffing levels
  • For School ADvance Administrator Evaluation users AND users of other State-recognized teacher and administrator evaluation systems
  • Annual subscription covers one to two district administrators

 Includes:

  • One drive-in clinic on Designing an Effective Educator Evaluation System (meets State requirements and aligns with research supported principles of effective evaluation and feedback)
  • One drive-in clinic on implementing the State VAM/Growth Model and a local District Growth Model
  • Two webinar implementation and support sessions
  • Design manual for using evaluation tools within an effective evaluation system design
  • Tools and Resources for local facilitators
  • Limited phone and on-line consultations
  • Discussion Forum