2017 - 2018 Staff Survey

Directions:  Read each statement and then choose one answer choice for each.  The purpose of this survey is to give the administrator named above feedback about his/her leadership.  Data will be looked at in the aggregate; your individual responses are anonymous.    

* 2. Our leadership and educator teams work together to decide supports for students who are not making effective progress.

* 3. The principal/administrator reviews teachers' lesson plans to ensure that they are tailored to meet the specific needs of our students.

* 4. The principal/administrator reviews my (or team's) units of instruction to ensure the lessons developed build upon each other.

* 5. When I receive training, the principal/administrator checks to ensure that the training made a difference and led to the intended outcome(s).

* 6. The principal/administrator fosters an environment where all staff members have high standards for student achievement irrespective of their starting points or circumstances.

* 7. Teachers and the principal/administrator work as a team with a shared view of the school's teaching and learning goals.

* 8. The culture fostered in this school encourages teachers to peer review lessons and provide feedback.

* 9. In this school, innovative teaching practices are only adopted if they provide evidence that they improve student learning.

* 10. The principal/administrator seeks student and staff input on policy and procedures adopted in this school.

* 11. The principal/administrator can talk knowledgeably with me about the unit I'm teaching.

* 12. There is time allocated for teachers to collaborate and learn from each other.

* 13. The principal/administrator encourages school programs that foster improved student behavior (e.g., peer mediation).

* 14. The principal/administrator listens carefully to what students have to say about their learning and implements changes based on their feedback.

* 15. If the principal/administrator identifies a weakness in my teaching practice, there are effective support systems in place to help me improve.

* 16. The principal/administrator encourages teachers to question existing practice and offer alternative solutions to instructional issues.

* 17. My evaluator acknowledges effective practice in my classroom and provides targeted, constructive feedback on areas for improvement.

* 18. Teachers and the principal/administration work together to ensure that instructional units are continuously improved to support student learning.

* 19. The principal/administrator seeks staff feedback to inform his or her own leadership capacity.

* 20. Based on our assessment data, the principal (leadership) and teachers work together to set targets for student learning.

* 21. The principal/administrator uses teacher feedback from meetings to inform his or her future decisions.

* 22. The principal/administrator encourages staff to use culturally diverse materials in their instruction.

* 23. Misunderstandings among the staff are used as an opportunity to discuss, coach, and mentor staff.

* 24. Together, teachers and the principal (leadership team) discuss exemplars of students' work to ensure it is of a high standard.

* 25. The principal/administrator is skilled in clarifying teacher concerns and offering solutions.

* 26. The principal/administrator builds trusting relationships with staff.

* 27. My evaluator identifies trends (within a year or across years) in my students' performance during the evaluation process.

* 28. The school leadership models effective data analysis for staff.

* 29. The principal/administrator promotes a culture that affirms individual differences.

* 30. Based on assessment data, the principal/administrator shares effective teaching strategies that have been used in other grades/schools to improve instruction.

* 31. Induction procedures used in this school orient teachers to the school's expectations for teaching and learning.

* 32. The principal/administrator ensures that assessment data is used to plan intervention strategies for students not making effective progress.

* 33. During observational feedback, the principal/administrator is able to clearly explain to me more effective teaching strategies that I could use to improve my students' learning.

* 34. Our school is a learning community in which ideas and suggestions for improvement are encouraged.

* 35. When needed, the principal/administrator supports me in developing skills to manage disruptive behavior in the classroom.

* 36. The principal/administrator clearly communicates to students and staff what he or she wants to see and why.

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