Professional development for teachers and administrators is a continuous cooperatively planned program to improve the performance of each professional in order for them to become more proficient in their educational performance. This involves the assessment of strengths and weaknesses of each staff member along with a plan for improving weaknesses and encouraging strengths.
The primary purpose of the evaluation process is to improve instruction. The entire process will also serve to provide performance accountability to the public, provide encouragemnt for teachers and administrators to improve their performance and support individual personnel decisions.
The entire evaluation process shall be conducted in a fair and equitable manner for all certified staff. A procedure for review of evaluation is included in the guidelines to insure all evaluation processes are followed as adopted by the Graves County Board of Education and in accordance with KRS 156.557 and 704 KAR 3:345.