PVAAS Roster Verification

  • PVAAS Teacher Specific Reporting &

    Teacher Roster Verification

    What is PVAAS Teacher Specific Reporting?

    • PVAAS teacher specific reporting estimates the effect of a teacher's performance on the academic growth of a group of students
    • PVAAS provides a measure of academic growth for students by taking into account both their endpoint and their entering achievement level
    • By concentrating on growth, PVAAS puts the emphasis on what educators can influence
    • For the first time in PA, teachers will have access to information regarding their influence on the academic progress of students

    What is the purpose of PVAAS Teacher Specific Reporting?

    • provide a teacher-specific growth measure to be used as part of the PA Educator Effectiveness System
    • provide a diagnostic feedback to teachers regarding their influence on the academic growth of students
    • provide data for teachers and administrators to guide discussions about a teacher's influence on the academic growth on groups of students

    What types of information will be provided by PVAAS Teacher Specific Reporting?

    • A PVAAS score in each PA assessed grade, subject, and/or course for each school year
    • Additionally, the teacher will receive a PVAAS 3 year rolling average
    • Diagnostic reporting
      • to assess the growth of students at varying achievement levels
      • to assess the growth of demographic subgroups of students
    • Each PVAAS teacher specific report reflects only the students instructed by the teacher in that specific grade/subject/course

    % Instructional Responsibility - Significant Factor in PVAAS Teacher Reporting

    • This % reflects a teacher's total instructional responsibility for a student. This % reflects how much the student will be weighted in the PVAAS analyses.
    • The % instructional responsibility is calculated by multiplying the (% student + teacher enrollment) by (Full or Partial % of instruction).
    • Full or Partial % Instruction - of the time that the teacher and student were concurrently enrolled in the grade/subject/course
      • how much of the instruction (domains 1 & 3) belongs with the teacher?
      • how much of the instruction (domains 1 & 3) belongs with another teacher (ESL, Title I, Gifted, Special Education)?

    What is PVAAS Roster Verification?

    • Roster verification is a way for teachers to VERIFY their student rosters - are the right students linked to the right teachers for the right subject/grade/courses for the right proportion of instructional responsibility

    PVAAS Roster Verification Dates

      Teacher PVAAS Roster Verification Objectives

      • To make sure you have a roster for each PA Assessed grade, subject, and/or Keystone related course in which you provided content specific instruction (Domains 1 and 3 - Planned, delivered, and assessed instruction)
      • To make sure each roster represents every student enrolled in each respective grade, subject, and/or Keystone related course in which you provided content specific instruction (Domains 1 and 3 - Planned, delivered, and assessed instruction)
      • To verify the percent of instructional responsibility for each student on each roster
      • Submit all of your rosters to the principal by teacher roster verification deadline.

      PVAAS Teacher Roster Verification e-Learning Modules

      PDE has released a virtual learning modules for the PVAAS Roster Verification Process and System. Click the link(s) below to access the on-demand trainings.

      PVAAS Roster Verification Resource Page

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