Evaluator training is designed to ensure that evaluators can correctly identify an educator's effectiveness level through the observation process. In order to create a rigorous process that ensures the highest quality evaluators, MCESA has designed a multi-step process to certify as an evaluator.

Qualified Evaluator Training (QET)

The 30-hour Qualified Evaluator Training is  QET is available for the:

  • Learning Observation Instrument

  • Coaching Observation Instrument

  • Leading Observation Instrument

Certified Evaluator Training (CET)

Certified Evaluator Training prepares evaluators to successfully complete the Certified Evaluator Assessment. CET provides access for observers to view and score video clips with feedback through an online testing tool. Evaluators also conduct co-observations with Certified MCESA staff.

certified evaluator assessment (CEA)

The Certified Evaluator Assessment is conducted once a school year to certify evaluators on the following instruments:

  • Learning Observation Instrument

  • Coaching Observation Instrument

  • Leading Observation Instrument