Table 3-3A Performance Levels for Assessment of Teaching for Promotion and Tenure

Level

Teaching

 

Outstanding

Definition:  Outstanding teacher; provides leadership in instructional development.

Accomplishments:  During the candidate’s review period, meets the following criteria.

 

1) Completes at least 50 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least 25 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

Excellent

Definition:  Innovative teacher; provides leadership in instructional development.

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria.

1A) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments or promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least 40 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least 20 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

1B) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least 20 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least 10 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

Very Good

Definition:  Innovative teacher.

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria.

1A) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments or promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least 30 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least 15 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

1B) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least 15 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least eight instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

Good

Definition:  Meets teaching obligations well.

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria.

1A) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments or promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least 20 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least 10 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

1B) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least 10 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least five instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

Weak

Definition:  Substandard teacher.

 

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria.

1A) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments or promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least 10 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least five instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

1B) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor: Completes at least five instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), to include at least three instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

Poor

Definition:  Substandard, ineffective teacher.

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria.

1A) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments or promotion to Associate Professor: Completes less than 10 instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), and/or less than five instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

1B) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor: Completes less than five instances of the items listed in Table 3-3B (Criteria for Evaluation of Teaching), and/or less than three instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.