Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

TESS Rubric Descriptors From EdReflect

Our classroom and specialty educators strive to promote learning and growth for the students and themselves. Evidence of this work may be seen by multiple measures of student growth on local assessments and statewide tests; in consistent planning and preparing to meet the unique needs of each learner; through a welcoming, caring culture and climate; thoughtful and evidence-based instructional and assessment practices; and continually adhering to professional responsibilities.

The rubric descriptors below provide guidance towards the aforementioned areas.
 
Teacher talking to students in a classroom
 

Classroom Teacher Rubric

Educator helping a child in the classroom
 
 
Children working at tables
 
 
Child reading book
 
 
Speech language pathologist working with student
 
 
Man signing document
 
 
Man signing document
 
 

 

For more information, please contact:

Kim Wright, Educator Support and Development Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 405B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Email: Kim.Wright@arkansas.gov
 
Kelly McLaughlin,  EdReflect Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Four Capitol Mall, 405 B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Email: Kelly.McLaughlin@arkansas.gov
 
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