HOW LONG DOES PRPIL take?

CLASS MEASURES EXPECTS THAT most teachers WILL complete the program within 4-6 months.

 

Anticipated timeline for a teacher in PRPIL

 

APPLICATION

Teacher applies to PRPIL - How to Apply

Teacher is accepted into program. Payment is due within 30 days of receipt of invoice - Program Cost & Payment Options

Instructional Consultant (IC) is assigned and contacts teacher and mentor - Instructional Consultants

Mentor completes short training - document is emailed to mentor 

 

FIRST 3-WAY MEETING

First 3-Way Meeting (must include teacher, IC, and mentor):

  • Must be in person
  • Discuss program requirements

Observations (2 announced by IC, 2 unannounced by mentor)

Portfolio setup and requirements - Portfolios

CAP forms

 

Observation - Announced #1

Instructional Consultant conducts Announced Observation #1

  • Teacher send IC lesson plan prior to observation
  • Teacher and IC meet briefly after the observation for verbal feedback and portfolio check
  • IC completes CAP Observation Form and sends it to the teacher and mentor

Teacher continues work on portfolio, requesting assistance from mentor and/or IC as needed

 

Observation - Unannounced #1

Mentor conducts Unannounced Observation #1

  • Teacher and mentor meet briefly after the observation for verbal feedback and portfolio check
  • Mentor completes CAP Observation Form and send it to the teacher and IC

Teacher continues work on portfolio, requesting assistance from mentor and/or IC as needed

 

Formative Ratings & Second 3-Way Meeting

Instructional Consultant and mentor discuss formative ratings in person or electronically using the CAP Formative Assessment Form - both parties must agree on formative ratings

Second 3-Way Meeting (must include teacher, IC and mentor):

  • May be in person or electronic
  • Instructional Consultant and mentor present formative ratings to teacher and discuss as needed

Instructional Consultant and mentor look at portfolio and make any needed suggestions for improvement

 

Observation - Announced #2

Instructional Consultant conducts Announced Observation #2

  • Teacher sends IC lesson plan prior to observation
  • Teacher and IC meet briefly after the observation for verbal feedback and portfolio check
  • IC completes the CAP Observation Form and sends it to the teacher and mentor

Teacher continues work on portfolio, requesting assistance from mentor and/or IC as needed

 

Observation - Unannounced #2

Mentor conducts Unannounced Observation #2

  • Teacher and mentor meet briefly after the observation for verbal feedback and portfolio check
  • Mentor completes CAP Observation Form and sends it to the teacher and IC

Teacher finalizes portfolio, requesting assistance from mentor and/or IC as needed

 

Summative Ratings, Final Portfolio Review, Last 3-Way Meeting, Signing of Paperwork

Instructional Consultant and mentor discuss summative ratings in person or electronically using the CAP Summative Assessment Form - both parties must agree on summative ratings

Instructional Consultant and mentor look at completed portfolio and make any needed suggestions for improvement until portfolio is ready to be submitted to Class Measures

Final 3-Way Meeting (must include teacher, IC and mentor)

  • Must be in person
  • IC and mentor present summative ratings to teacher and discuss as needed
  • CAP Form is completed and signed by all three parties

 

Submission of Final Materials

Instructional Consultant submits the following ORIGINAL documents to the Class Measures office:

  • completed Purchase Order for the teacher (received by email)
  • completed CAP Form with original signatures
  • completed Observation Forms (4 total - 2 announced and 2 unannounced)
  • completed Formative Assessment Form
  • completed Summative Assessment Form
  • completed Portfolio Evidence List Summary Page

Teacher submits completed portfolio to the Class Measures office

Teacher applies for Initial license online (using ELAR) if he/she has not already done so

 

LAST STEPS

Portfolio is reviewed by the Class Measures office

Teacher, IC and mentor are contacted by email when portfolio review is completed:

  • Additional evidence is requested if needed; OR
  • If no additional evidence is requested, Class Measures provides endorsement to the DESE

 

Following Completion of the Program

Portfolio is mailed back to teacher unless pickup is requested

Completion certificate for teacher and PDP certificate for mentor will be included inside front cover of portfolio; for electronic portfolios, certificates are mailed directly to the teacher

Electronic survey is sent to teacher, mentor and principal

Please note the following:

  • Licenses are granted only by the DESE - not by Class Measures
  • The Instructional Consultant is referred to as the Program Supervisor on all CAP paperwork
  • The mentor is referred to as the Supervising Practitioner on all CAP paperwork

Any questions regarding the information on this timeline should be directed to our office at 781-939-5699.

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