Education Evaluation at NIU & in Illinois

Educator candidates should also be aware of the frameworks which inform evaluation of their performance while enrolled in preparation programs at NIU. These frameworks include the following:

NIU Conceptual Framework

Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) Model Core Teaching Standards

21st Century Knowledge and Skills in Educator Preparation

Educator candidates should also be aware that they will be evaluated on the job as required by state regulations. The following resources contain information related to type of evaluations NIU candidates may expect when hired to work in schools in Illinois.

Information on the legislation and regulations requiring teacher performance evaluations

ISBE Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC)

Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching
(the framework which informs the state default evaluation system and many district evaluation systems)

Example of a local district's teacher evaluation system which is informed by Danielson's Framework