Are you in the process of writing your professional practice goals and you've just hit a wall?
Don't know what to write?
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The goals listed in this document are REAL PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE GOALS that I’ve written and used over the past few years. They’ve all been approved by my administrators. I’ve also helped dozens of teachers in my district to write their goals based on the goals I’ve written. These goals can be used for all grades and all content areas, K-12.
This is document contains two examples of professional practice goals. These are goals that are not based on student test scores. One is based on parent communication and the other is based on positive student communication.
You can copy the text provided and edit it as needed based on your own data.
My district uses a tool called TalentEd to manage the teacher evaluation system. The goal writing process is pretty straight forward for the professional practice goals, which is a stark difference from the student test score-based goals, which are sometimes called professional growth goals. Although the system you use to enter your goals may be different, it is very likely that you will be asked to include all or most of the parts I’m required to. These goals are based on a SMART Goal format.
**There are two copies of both goals in this document. One version is NOT editable and is there in case you delete parts and want to look back at them. The other version is fully editable. I am using the free font Avenir. You can use whatever font you want to. Although this is a Power Point document, you can upload it into your Google Drive and open it as a Google Doc if you don’t have Power Point available to you or if you just like Google Docs better.
Goal Statement: This is the actual goal statement phrased as a SMART goal. You can copy and paste this or just edit the document so it sounds right for you and your situation.
Professional Learning and Support: This talks about what supports you might need. You can copy and paste this or just edit the document so it sounds right for you and your situation.