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Saint Paul Public Schools, District 625
360 Colborne Street
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Teacher Development and Evaluation

Welcome to Teacher Development & Evaluation in SPPS

Saint Paul Public Schools and the Saint Paul Federation of Educators collaborated to create a local TD&E plan that promotes educator development and student learning while meeting the requirements of Minnesota Statute 122A.41. 

The purpose of Teacher Development and Evaluation (TD&E) is for educators to set professional goals, collaborate to refine professional practices, and reflect upon their work to ensure a positive impact on student learning. Tenured educators participate in a 3-year evaluation cycle with multiple opportunities for feedback, reflection and professional development.

Licensed educators participate in the collection of professional growth activities listed below:

  • Individual Growth and Development Plan (IGDP)
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Engagement
  • Peer Collaboration (after probationary period)
  • Educator Practice
  • Summative Evaluation

TD&E Components

TD&E Q and A

Reach out with questions anytime!

Sandi Smith

Sandi (Sandra) Smith ~ TD&E TOSA

  • Human Resources: Educator Development
  • (651) 396-8310

SPPS Educators should join the TD&E Schoology Group for more detailed information and resources