Health & Physical Education
(to be completed by district/school administrator or supervisor)

Thank you for your nominations for the 2017 Health & Physical Education Instructional Materials Evaluation.

One and a half day of training will be provided for all Reviewers, and an additional half day of training will be provided to Review Leaders. The training will be held on July 17 and 18, 2017 in Salem, OR. Evaluation week will meet for one full week in late July or early August 2017 (unless fewer days are required). Exact dates and locatoin for evaluation week will be determined by May 2017. Work will involve the evaluation of instructional materials in Health & Physical Education, to be voted on by the State Board of Education in October.

In accordance with Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 581-011-0066 the Oregon Department of Education shall include classroom teachers, curriculum specialists, and others having experience and expertise in the content area. Completion of this nomination form does not guarantee that person will be selected for the committee.

You are nominating someone to represent Oregon students, teachers, and districts in the evaluation of instructional materials. Evaluation of instructional materials is a professional experience held in high esteem by Oregon educators. It is an honor for educators to be nominated to serve as regional representatives and content specialists.

Once the nomination process closes, Oregon Department of Education staff will select panel members based on the following criteria:
  • Educational Role: Appropriate balance between key stakeholder groups including: Classroom teachers, curriculum specialists, and others having experience and expertise in the content area. (At least 3/4 of the evaluation team members shall be current Oregon classroom teachers.) 
  • Grade/Content Expertise: Adequate knowledge and expertise with specific grade and content area information that support in identifying characteristics of quality instructional materials, as well as experience serving students with special needs and students developing their English language proficiency.
  • Diversity: Sufficient geographical representation from various school districts within the state, as well as representation of the state's racial and ethnic diversity among Oregon students and teachers.

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