IPA provides the ISBE-required administrator academies to enable individuals to earn their initial teacher and/or principal evaluator designation. Details about ISBE’s evaluator requirements can be found at https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Educator-Evaluations.aspx.
Individuals who wish to become qualified to evaluate teachers and other certified personnel must successfully complete the 2-day Illinois Performance Evaluation – Teacher Evaluation Training (IPA AA #2001). [IPA includes a one-year complimentary Aspiring Leader membership in the Illinois Principals Association upon completion of #2001 through the Association.]
Effective 1/1/2019 – 8/31/2020 – Individuals who wish to become qualified to evaluate principals must successfully complete two administrator academies: Principal Evaluator Competency Skill Building for Pre-Qualified Principal Evaluators (IPA AA #1865) AND Student Growth (IPA AA #3001/3002).
Effective 9/1/2020 – Individuals who wish to become qualified to evaluate principals must successfully complete Administrator Academy #2000 (Illinois Performance Evaluation – Principal Evaluation Training).
Schedule a Retraining Course
Districts may contact IPA to schedule delivery of courses onsite. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.