Evaluation Guide to the State of Iowa Teaching StandardsThe University of Iowa College of Education Cedar Rapids Community Schools Cedar rapids Education Association
for General Education Teachers
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Standard 8
Fulfills professional responsibilities established b the school district.
Criteria: The Teacher Teacher Behavior Optional Documentation
a. Adheres to board policies, district procedures, and contractual obligations.
  • On time
  • Appropriate contacts when absent
  • Call for sub
  • 2-week log of arrival/ departure times
  • Transcripts from post-grad work
  • In-service notes/agendas
  • Sub plans
b. Demonstrates professional and ethical conduct as defined by state law and individual district policy.
  • Demonstrate professional dress, attitude and language
  • Date documentation stating completion of background checks/fingerprints
  • Observation forms
c. Contributes to efforts to achieve district and building goals.
  • Serves needs of all students
  • Smooth running team
  • Active in SIP
  • Committee documentation of membership
  • District committee/activity documentation
d. Demonstrates an understanding of and respect for all learners and staff.
  • Making accommodations for special ed students
  • Smooth running teams
  • Attend IEP, CST meetings
  • Participates in staff functions
  • IEP showing accommodation
  • Actual student work samples
  • Photo
e. Collaborates with students, families, colleagues, and communities to enhance student learning.
  • Attending PST/TST conference
  • Collaboration with counselors
  • 1-on-1 contacts with students
  • Phone log
  • E-mail log (parent contacts)
  • Page from calendar
  • Conference schedule
  • Community speakers/guests
  • Field trips