The WI Educator Effectiveness System

The Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System provides a performance-based evaluation that leads to improved student learning by supporting the continuous improvement of educator practice.


The DPI Educator Effectiveness Team implements and improves the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System to ensure that educators receive quality data to identify and inform individual areas of: 1) strength; 2) needed improvement; and 3) ongoing support for professional growth


Latest News & Resources

March 13, 2015 - Step 4: Deep Dive End-of-Year Online Training
A role-based self-guided online training module that details steps of the teacher and principal evaluation processes, tasks, and activities to be completed at the end-of-year. This training is required to be completed by all educators in districts and schools conducting the DPI model of educator evaluation. Information on documentation of process steps in the Teachscape platform are included.

January 23, 2015 - Equivalent Practice Evaluation Application Available
Districts or charter schools intending to request approval for use of an alternate practice evaluation model must submit a letter of intent to file an application by Feb. 16. The application (linked above) must be submitted by March 16. More info available at link below.

January 16, 2015 - Equivalent Practice Evaluation Application Process Information & Timeline for 2015-16 School Year
The application process deadlines and details have been posted. Districts, 2R charter schools, and non-instrumentality charter schools interested in this application process should begin by submitting a letter of intent by February 16, 2015.  See the webpage for more detail.

November 19, 2014 - WI DPI Educator Licensing Blog Addresses EEPs & PDPs
Will Educator Effectiveness EEP goals replace PDP goals? No. Click the link above to find out more.

November 14, 2014 - Website Resource:  Principal Value-Added
Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, principal evaluations will include a principal value-added (P-VA) growth measure as one component of the principal’s Student Outcomes score. The resources provided (including FAQs) on this web page can be used to build an understanding of what value-added is and how principal value-added in particular will work in the EE System.

November 12, 2014 - UPDATED RESOURCE:  EE System Measures and Scoring online module
This online training module details the individual measures of the Educator Effectiveness System (practice, SLOs, schoolwide reading scores, graduation rate, and value-added) and how the Summary Graph is calculated. The module includes scoring examples and scenarios.

November 11, 2014 - Removal of Resources:  Decision Status - Consistent, Flexible, In Discussion/Development
The "Decision Status:  Consistent, Flexible, In Discussion/Development" web pages and documents have been removed from our website.  The information that was included in this section is available in other Educator Effectiveness resources.  Access all Educator Effectiveness required and suggested training available in our Professional Learning on Demand.

November 5, 2014 - Step 4 Deep Dive - Middle of the Year training modules
Required online training for all DPI model educators. Two role-based (evaluator and educator) self-guided online training modules that detail steps of the teacher and principal evaluation processes to be completed at the middle of the year or mid-interval, including the Mid-Year Review Conference. Screencasts and screenshots on documentation of process steps in the Teachscape platform are included.

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