Supporting Effective Teaching in Tennessee:
Listening and Gathering Feedback on Tennessee’s Teacher Evaluations
d. he Department should work with representatives from TEAM districts to consider building out the descripT
tions of what teaching looks like at every effectiveness level, including in the “2” and “4” rating categories. The
Department and district representatives should also consider revising the usage of absolute language, such as
“always” and “never,” which many educators said felt too stringent.
e. he Department and districts using TEAM should r