Teacher Evaluation and Support System (TTESS)
The Leadership Development Team provides support, training, and technical assistance to Region 20 pilot districts on the newly developed teacher evaluation system that encourages more frequent, timely, formative feedback and that incorporates multiple indicators of success, including measures of student learning. During the refinement year and implementation of the new systems, Region 20, in partnership with district and independent consultants, will train all campus and district leadership responsible for evaluating educators utilizing the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (TTESS).
Training Date Notes 
T-TESS Late-Hire Appraiser Training September 26-28, 2016 Open to current teacher appraisers only;
No charge for districts implementing T-TESS
T-TESS Late-Hire Appraiser Training November 8-10, 2016 Open to current teacher appraisers only;
No charge for districts implementing T-TESS
T-TESS Appraiser Training - Aspiring Administrators  November 8-10, 2016 Open to individuals not currently in a teacher appraiser role;
$450
T-TESS Appraiser Training January 31 - February 2, 2017   $450
T-TESS Appraiser Training June 26-28, 2017 $450
T-TESS Appraiser Training July 17-19, 2017 $450
Resources
Teach for Texas Portal

TTESS Rubric
Tim Regal SLO Process Combo ESC-20
Tim Regal Segment 1 - Student Growth & the SLO Process
Tim Regal Segment 2 - Value of the SLO Process
Tim Regal Segment 3 - SLO Scoring
Tim Regal Segment 4 - Challenges with SLOs
Tim Regal Segment 5 - SLO Impact on Evaluation
2016-2017 Implementation Lead Meeting Resources
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
OCTOBER 12, 2016
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
JANUARY 12, 2017
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
Archived Spring 2016 Planning Support Meeting Documents
Presentation - 2/18/16
Presentation - 3/10/16
Presentation - 4/12/16
Presentation - 5/11/16
Presentation - 6/15/16

TPESS Roles & Responsibilities - 2/18/16
TPESS Local Decisions - 2/18/16
TPESS Draft Rules - 5/11/16
TPESS Look Fors - 6/15/16
TPESS Recommended Conference Structures - 6/15/16

TTESS Local Decisions - 2/18/16
TTESS Rules - 4/12/16
TTESS Requirements - 5/11/16

Sample Local Policy - 2/18/16

8-Step Process for Leading Change - 5/11/16
Adopter Categories - 5/11/16
SLO Thinking Map - 4/12/16