Educator Evaluation

MTA members are encouraged to let the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education know how they feel about the new educator evaluation regulations. Public comment is due by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 10, and the BESE is expected to vote on June 28.

Read MTA's Positions on Important Features of the Proposed Educator Evaluation Regulations

Click here to send an email message to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, with suggested comments and the option of adding your own.

Written comments may also be submitted to:

Tricia Federico
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
Fax: 781-338-3370


Reinventing Educator Evaluation Policy BriefMTA's Proposal:

Reinventing Educator Evaluation: Connecting Professional Practice with Student Learning

Policy Brief 

Frequently Asked Questions

Narrated presentation about the proposal for MTA members [log in required] (Flash format; will not play on some Macintosh devices.)


From the NEA:

Proposed Policy Statement on Teacher Evaluation and Accountability


From the DESE:

Full Text of the Proposed Regulations

Two-page summary of DESE proposal

DESE Regional Forums

Wednesday, June 1, Wilmington High School, Wilmington

Monday, June 6, Mill Pond Middle School, Westborough

Tuesday, June 7, Agawam Junior High School, Agawam

Thursday, June 9, Middleborough High School, Middleborough

Monday, June 13, North Quincy High School, Quincy

Tuesday, June 14, Taconic High School, Pittsfield

Each of the regional forums will run from 4 to 6 p.m.



Educators are asked to reserve a seat through the DESE at this link:

 DESE Memo about Regional Forums



MTA members with questions about the proposed evaluation regulations may send an email to

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