T-TESS
TIA
STAAR/EOC
Local Assessments
Accountability
100

T-TESS is the acronym for this phrase

What is Texas Teacher Evaluation & Support System? 

100
TIA is the acronym for this phrase

What is Teacher Incentive Allotment? 

100

This house bill requires accelerated instruction for all students who do not reach the approaches grade level on a STAAR/EOC exam

What is HB 4545?

100

MAP is an example of this type of assessment 

What is norm referenced? 

100

Rating received by all districts and campuses for 2021

What is Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster?

200

All teachers with this contract type receive a formal evaluation 

What is a probationary contract? 

200

To be eligible for TIA, districts must have a teacher observation system that combine these two components

What is observation of teacher practice and student growth? 

200

Accelerated Learning Committees are required at these grade levels when a student does not pass a reading or math STAAR exam

What are grades three, five, and eight?

200

Unit testing is based on this document 

What is TEKS Resource System Year-at-a-Glance (TRS YAG)? 

200

For 2021, campuses were held harmless for STAAR participation percentages below this threshold

What is 95%?

300

At minimum, teachers will have this number of formal 15-minute walktroughs

What is four? 

300

In WISD, teachers must meet this criteria to be eligible for the designation process

What are at least three years of classroom experience and employment with WISD for at least two years? 

300

HB 3906 eliminates this exam as a standalone assessment in grades 4 and 7

What is the writing exam?

300

One of the uses of MAP is as this tool to identify students in need of RtI supports

What is a universal screener? 

300

While campuses received comparison groups for 2021, they will not receive this

What is distinction designations? 

400

All teachers must complete this annually even if they are not being formally evaluated during the current school year

What is the goals and professional development plan? 

400

A process to increase rating alignment between appraisers and between campuses throughout the year

What are calibration protocols? 

400

HB 3261 extends the online administration of STAAR/EOC exams to this school year

What is 2022-2023?

400

This is the new state literacy assessment for kindergarten

What is TX-KEA?

400

For 2020-2021, the STAAR Progress Measure is calculated using these results

What are 2019 results and 2021 results?

500
A written summary of a formal observation must be provided to the teacher within this number of days

What is ten working days? 

500

This is the type of evidence appraisers should collect when visiting a teacher's classroom; it is objective and states exactly what the teacher said or did or what students said or did

What is high-quality (or low-inference) evidence? 

500

HB 3261 caps multiple-choice items as this percentage of the test

What is 75%?

500

In secondary, grading curves for Honors level unit tests will be decided by the campus subject level team for averages below a 70 with the approval of this person 

Who is the campus principal? 

500

This test will not be a part of accountability for 2022

What is writing? 

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