Evaluation Guide to the State of Iowa Teaching StandardsThe University of Iowa College of EducationCedar Rapids Community SchoolsCedar rapids Education Association
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Standard 8

Fulfills professional responsibilities established by the school district.

Criteria: The Teacher

School Nurse Behavior

Documentation Data*

a. Adheres to board policies, district procedures, and contractual obligations.

  • On time
  • Appropriate contacts when absent
  • Available through paging system
  • Appropriate use of e-mail
  • Attends ARD, 504 meetings
  • Attends kindergarten registration
  • 2-week log of schedule
  • Transcripts from post-grad work
  • In-service notes/agenda
  • Notes from meetings

b. Demonstrates professional and ethical conduct as defined by state law and individual district policy.

  • Demonstrates professional dress, attitude and language
  • Develops safe practice for administrating Rx on campus
  • Follows physician's orders
  • IDA
  • Maintains client confidentiality within legal, regulatory, and ethical parameters of health and education
  • Documentation/date of completion of background checks/fingerprinting
  • Observation forms
  • Notes from parents
  • Proof of adaptations
  • Child abuse certification

c. Contributes to efforts to achieve district and building goals.

  • Serves needs of all students
  • Active in SIP
  • Smooth running clinic team
  • Proof of adaptations
  • SIP committee list/notes/agenda
  • Communication between health secretary and/or bldg secretary

d. Demonstrates an understanding of and respect for all learners and staff.

  • Helps other educators in building to make accommodations for students
  • Attends IEP, CST, 504 meetings when appropriate
  • IDA
  • List of accommodations made
  • IEP
  • Actual student work
  • Participates in staff functions
  • Photo

e. Collaborates with students, families, colleagues, and communities to enhance student learning.

  • Working in collaboration with others in the school and surrounding community to improve students' health status
  • Available for student conferences
  • Active classroom participation
  • Phone log
  • e-mail log
  • Page from calendar
  • Community speaker/guests

* 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.