Ashtabula Area City School District (AACS), located in northern Ohio near Lake Erie, is committed to preparing every student for future success. AACS is made up of seven schools serving 3500 students and employing 600 teaching and classified staff. The district was using the state provided Ohio eTPES system to evaluate teachers, counselors, and principals. AACS decided to make a switch so every employee could be evaluated.
Prior to Vector Evaluations+ (formerly TeachPoint), staff members outside of teachers, counselors, and principals, were either not being evaluated or were receiving evaluations via Microsoft Word to be placed in an employee’s file.
The district’s challenges included:
AACS has a goal to be in 100% compliance with their timelines and evaluations. They needed a comprehensive system that allowed them to track progress towards licensure renewal and attendance at all district-wide professional development opportunities.
Vector Evaluations+ addressed these evaluation challenges: