All Other Professionals will develop Student Growth Goals based on their individual caseloads. Student Growth along with an educator's Overall Professional Practice Rating determines an educator's Overall Performance Rating.
OPGES Student Growth Goals Preplanning
Local Growth Contribution:
Student Growth Goals
Step 1: Identifying Enduring Skills
The foundation of a quality student growth goal is identifying enduring skills/learning, concepts and processes. These resources are designed to assist districts and schools in the process of developing quality student growth goals.
Enduring Skills PowerPoint
Comes with extensive, detailed notes. Using those notes and the guide together, a facilitator can successfully lead teachers through this process.
A facilitation guide describing how to facilitate a session using the ‘Process for Identifying the Enduring Skills for your Content Area’ PowerPoint.
Librarian Media Specialist Enduring Skills Resources
AASL Library Media Student Standards
AASL Learning Standard to Common Core Standards Crosswalk
Guidance Counselor Enduring Skills Resources
ASCA-Student mindsets and behaviors-student standards
Speech Pathologist Enduring Skills Resources
ASHA Performance Assessment of Contributions and Effectiveness of Speech-Language Pathologists
KDE ELA Standards Crosswalk
This list gives a starting point, but is not intended to be exhaustive.
Instructional Coach Enduring Skills Resources
These lists give a starting point, but they are not intended to be exhaustive lists.
For additional support see the standards used in the Instructional Coaches field.
School Psychologists Enduring Skills Resources
School psychologists will use standards from the NASP model as well as other relevant standards that apply to the students they serve.
More details are being examined during the pilot and will be updated as they are developed.
Step 2: Assessing Enduring Skills
and Establishing a Baseline
Assessing Enduring Skills PowerPoint
Guides teachers to articulate what proficiency in an enduring skill looks like at a given grade level and helps teachers Identify appropriate assessments available or that need to be developed.
Establishing a Baseline PowerPoint
Supports teachers in determining how multiple sources of evidence can contribute to a baseline score for goal-setting for student growth.
Step 3: The Student Growth Goal Process
Every teacher in Kentucky will develop a student growth goal (SGG) to be used as the local contribution of student growth in PGES.
Recommendations on various forms of assessments that can be used when creating student growth goals
OPGES Think and Plan Tool
Planning tool mentioned in the above PowerPoint that guides Other Professionals through the Student Growth Goal Setting process and prepares them to enter their goals in EDS.
Think and Plan Tool Example-Guidance Counselor
A sample document that illustrates what a completed Think and Plan Tool will look like for an Other Professional. The Think and Plan Tool is a valuable tool in helping the Other Professional plan out the student needs, enduring skills and other elements of creating a Student Growth Goal. The Think and Plan Tool should be completed before writing the goal in EDS.
OPGES Student Growth Goal Form Final
These forms are intended for practice, or as a back up measure for the OPGES Pilot in case an Other Professional is having difficulty accessing CIITS/EDS.
OPGES Student Growth Goals for Coaching Conversations
This document contains goals that have been annotated with questions and comments that would guide a principal and other professional through a conversation around the goal. The goals are not examples of goals that can be used as is. They are samples of incomplete or first draft goals that need further development.
Student Growth Goals for Coaching Conversations
This document contains goals that have been annotated with questions and comments that would guide a principal and teacher through a conversation around the goal. The goals are not examples of goals that can be used as is. They are samples of incomplete or first draft goals that need further development.
Writing Student Growth Goals in Additional Settings
This resource provides descriptions and examples of the Student Growth Goal process for teachers on teams with flexible grouping, who serve as behavior interventionists, credit recovery teachers and other roles.
Student Growth Scenarios
-CTE Provides two scenarios that will encourage conversation around the Student Growth process in the CTE context.
Assessment Literacy &
Student Growth Goal-Setting
Assessment Literacy & Student Growth Goal-Setting PowerPoint
This PowerPoint describes the assessment literacy practices that are not only embedded within the goal setting for student growth process but also serves as a guide when thinking about the larger role assessments play in the teaching and learning cycle. Having a better understanding of effective assessment practices is critical in the student growth goal-setting process. Additionally, having this understanding will help you to demonstrate best assessment practices as articulated in the Framework for Teaching.
OPGES Student Growth Decision Rules This chart will help determine what standards or related goals Other Professionals should use to determine their Student Growth Goals.