Evaluation Guide to the State of Iowa Teaching StandardsThe University of Iowa College of EducationCedar Rapids Community SchoolsCedar rapids Education Association
for School Nurses
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Standard 1

Demonstrates ability to enhance academic performance and support for implementation of the school district student achievement goals.

Criteria: The Teacher

School Nurse Behavior

Documentation Data*

a. Provides multiple forms of evidence of student learning and growth to students, families, and staff.

  • Open communicator
  • Reports sent out
  • Letters/e-mails home
  • Student work on clinic walls
  • Article in school newsletter

b. Implements strategies supporting student, building, and district goals.

  • Follows SIP/IEP
  • Knowledgeable of ESEA and IDEA
  • Volunteer for committees
  • Creates lessons to meet goals when appropriate
  • Mission posted in clinic
  • Committee schedule
  • Copy of lesson involvement-may include assessment and/or student work

c. Uses student performance data as a guide for decision-making.

  • Listens to student information during TST/CST
  • Observes and evaluates
  • Helping students self-monitor, not letting go too soon
  • Camp Referrals
  • Developing priorities in identifying and managing student health problems
  • Team meeting minutes
  • IEP
  • Running records

d. Accepts and demonstrates responsibility for creating a classroom culture that supports the learning of every student.

  • Trains and supervises staff regarding special procedures student may need to be successful
  • Procedure training list
  • Student plans
  • Notes from meetings

e. Creates an environment of mutual respect, rapport, and fairness.

  • Clinic is warm and welcoming
  • Student's needs are met
  • Accessible to students
  • Lifelong guidelines
  • Enforces expecations
  • Photos
  • Student feedback
  • Parent feedback

f. Participates in and contributes to a school culture that focuses on improved student learning.

  • Participate in TST/CST
  • SIP committees
  • Monitoring hallway
  • GWAEA involvement
  • Notes from meetings
  • E-mails

g.  Communicates with students, families, colleagues, and communities effectively and accurately.

  • Working in collaboration with others in the school and surrounding community to improve students' health status.
  • E-mail
  • Planners
  • Newsletter
  • Conferences
  • Phone calls
  • Thank you notes

* It is understood that the documentation data may need to be altered to protect individual privacy and security of students and families. This should be done with the greatest of care. NO documentation should be used that is in question of student confidentiality.