Delaware Performance Appraisal System 101: Part 1 of 6

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IMG_3392[1] Part One: Overview and Rationale

One task I wanted to tackle this summer was a “deep look” into the Delaware Performance Appraisal System for teachers.   A few years ago, I was put on expectations by my administration and my teaching was ripped to shreds.  I survived to tell the tale and grew wiser, less trusting, and more pissed off in the process.  I was made to feel like I was the worst teacher in the world.  No teacher, or person, should ever be made to feel like I did.  Unfortunately, teachers are made to feel “unsatisfactory” everyday.   I hope to bring to light the issues in this system for all teachers, but specifically for art, music, PE, and other teachers like me. Bring to light the issues AND how to work around them to get the best evaluation possible!

The guide is 130 pages long.  Who really has…

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Kevin Ohlandt

I am a proud parent of a son with Tourette's Syndrome and several other co-morbidities. I write on this blog to educate other parents so they know a bit more about not only special education, but all the really bad things that are happening with public schools in Delaware and the USA. We are all in this together, and if our children aren't able to advocate for themselves it's up to us parents! We need to stop letting companies run our schools, and demand our children get a proper education. Our Departments of Education in our states have become weak with fear from the bullying US DOE, and we need to take back our schools!

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