Our Quality Compensation Program & Professional Development

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    The peer review team supports the professional growth
    of RPS teaching staff with the purpose 
    of increasing student achievement
    through collaboration, observation, reflection, and meaningful feedback.

Professional Development Tool

  • Education Richfield and the Teacher Evaluation Committee approved the district's transition to the 2013 Charlotte Danielson Framework and Teachscape Evaluation and Professional Development Tool. Danielson Framework and Teachscape Evaluation/Professional Development Tool.

    Why Change to Danielson?

Learning Academy Information

  • What is it?
    Learning Academy consists of courses in the areas of Instructional Practices, Higher Level Thinking and Professional Support. 
     
    Who can participate?
    All Richfield Teachers can participate through Q-Comp.
     
    Who are the facilitators?
    Richfield teachers and administrators facilitate the courses.
     
    What's in it for me?
    - An opportunity to extend and deepen learning
    - An opportunity to earn $250 in Q-comp Performance Pay
    *** Teachers can participate in more than one Learning Academy, but they will only receive the $250 stipend once/per school year.
     
    How do I register for fall classes?
    You can register through KeepCertified: 
    (http://keepcertified.ties.k12.mn.us/)
     
    When do I register for Spring classes?
    Courses will be available for registration on September 1st.
     
    When are fall classes offered?
    October 30 - May 15, 2017
    ***There is one course for new teachers offered in September.
     
    Who do I contact with questions?
    Your Building Staff Development Committee Chair or a member of the Learning Academy Task Force
     
    Is Learning Academy Optional?
    Learning Academy is an optional part of Q-comp.  A teachers' decision to participate in a selected Learning Academy course is their choice.  Participation can only be initiated by the teacher. 
    When will I receive payment?  June 20th

Peer Review Team & Contact Info