News & Updates
How Well Do You Know PA Act 13?
A recent survey prompted our team to collect the questions and answers into this blog post to help Pennsylvania educators understand the most asked about aspects of Act 13.
EEAR Report Due Date – February 28, 2023
The Educator Effectiveness Annual Report is due to the PDE by February 28, 2023. PA-ETEP clients enjoy the time-saving benefit of having all data required for the report compiled and easily accessible inside the software.
Who is Required to Complete an SPM and IEP Goals Progress Template?
As part of Edulink’s ongoing effort to communicate updates from the PDE and subsequent updates to PAETEP, we’re providing LEAs with an understanding of who is required to complete a Student Performance Measure (SPM) and Individualized Education Program (IEP) Goals Progress template.
Coming Soon to PAETEP: Act 13 – Semi Annual 13 Forms
The Pennsylvania Department of Education just released the Semi Annual 13-1 and 13-3 forms to be used with Non-Tenured/Temporary Professional Employees. They are now available on the Educator Effectiveness page of the Standards Aligned System (SAS) portal.
Do You Have the Tools You Need to Be Act 13-Compliant?
Pennsylvania Act 13 requires evidence to be gathered in a number of ways in support of the final effectiveness ratings on the new 13-1, 13-2 and 13-3 forms. As the only teacher evaluation tool that has the requirements built right into the software, PAETEP provides the specific tools and modules needed to collect the necessary evidence with ease!
Act 13 Changes for the 2021-22 School Year
Pennsylvania Act 13 of 2020 has made modifications to the Educator Effectiveness process which will go into effect for the 2021-22 school year. Edulink is working to align PAETEP with the new requirements with no additional cost to our clients.
Enhanced Custom Forms Update
As a result of recent client surveys, we’ve expanded our Custom Forms Module to enable clients to evaluate all employees and support staff throughout their districts.
How Can PA-ETEP Help?
How can PA-ETEP help during the COVID-19 pandemic? Online options for evaluating at home!
TPES Report Due January 17, 2020
TPES Report due to the PDE January 17, 2020
PA-ETEP Case Study: Red Lion Area School District
PA-ETEP has been a huge improvement to Red Lion Area School District’s workflow and day-to-day operations over previous evaluation systems they have used. It is easy to learn, intuitive, and has saved them a lot of time.
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