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Supporting Effective Teaching in Tennessee: Listening and Gathering Feedback on Tennessee’s Teacher Evaluations Please rate your level of agreement with the following statements: 21) Overall, I think the new teacher evaluation system we are using will have a positive impact on instruction in my school:* ( ) Strongly agree ( ) Agree ( ) Disagree ( ) Strongly Disagree ( ) Don’t know 22)  verall, I think the new teacher evaluation system we are using will have a positive impact on student achievement in O my school:* ( ) Strongly agree ( ) Agree ( ) Disagree ( ) Strongly Disagree ( ) Don’t know 23)  he new teacher evaluation system we are using in my school this year represents an improvement over past teacher T evaluation practices in my school:* ( ) Strongly agree ( ) Agree ( ) Disagree ( ) Strongly Disagree ( ) Don’t know 24) I had the information and training I needed to successfully implement the teacher evaluation system we are using this year in my school:* ( ) Strongly agree ( ) Agree ( ) Disagree ( ) Strongly Disagree ( ) Don’t know 25) I believe there were sufficient opportunities for educator input into the design and implementation of the new teacher evaluation system we are using in my school this year:* ( ) Strongly agree ( ) Agree ( ) Disagree ( ) Strongly Disagree ( ) Don’t know Below we’ve listed potential benefits and potential challenges that could be associated with the implementation of a new teacher evaluation system. 26) Please select up to three things you like best about the new teacher evaluation system you are using this year:* [ ] It gives me a much clearer understanding of what constitutes effective teaching [ ] It gives me a much clearer understanding of my teachers’ strengths and areas for growth [ ] It gives me a much clearer understanding of what I need to do to evaluate my teachers effectively [ ] It is leading to more effective instruction in my school [ ] It highlights student learning and achievement as a primary determinant of effective teaching [ ] It connects student learning results to teaching and instruction [ ] As a result of the new evaluation system, I am evaluating my staff more effectively [ ] It helps me to better support effective instruction and student learning in my school [ ] It helps me to have better conversations with my teachers about effective instruction [ ]  s a result of the new evaluation system, teachers in my school are collaborating more effectively as part of a professional A learning community [ ] It allows me to see how our students are improving on formative and other assessments [ ] Other __________________________________________________________________________________ APPENDIX 45