Joan Wade and Keith Fuchs of CESA 6 look at a map of the state’s 12 CESA districts on Aug. 22, 2013. CESA stands for Cooperative Educational Service Agency. CESA 6 is offering school districts an alternative model for evaluating educator effectiveness.

Wisconsin educators put to the test

Wisconsin school districts will soon be required to evaluate all teachers and principals. Some are using a state-designed model; others are opting for another model designed by a quasi-governmental service agency.

Joan Wade and Keith Fuchs of CESA 6 look at a map of the state’s 12 CESA districts on Aug. 22, 2013. CESA stands for Cooperative Educational Service Agency. CESA 6 is offering school districts an alternative model for evaluating educator effectiveness.

Districts make the choice

Most of the state’s school districts have already decided which of two approved models they intend to use to evaluate the performance of teachers and other educators in the coming school year.