PRPIL INCLUDES A TOTAL OF FOUR CLASSROOM OBSERVATIONS:
The Instructional Consultant will conduct 2 Announced Observations, which must be a minimum of 4 weeks apart. The mentor will conduct 2 Unannounced Observations. The observations must take place in the following order:
1. Announced Observation #1 (IC)
2. Unannounced Observation #1 (mentor)
3. Announced Observation #2 (IC)
4. Unannounced Observation #2 (mentor)
Observations should be one class period in length (approximately 45-60 minutes). Prior to the announced observations only, the teacher should provide the Instructional Consultant with a copy of the lesson plan being used as well as any other materials requested.
During each observation, the observer will be looking for evidence relating to the Essential Elements designated by CAP.
Following each observation the teacher will receive verbal as well as written feedback. Written feedback will be offered using the CAP Observation Form.