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321. EMPLOYEE EVALUATION


Date Adopted: April 27, 1981
Date Revised: June 27, 1994

1. Purpose
 

  1. All employees of the School District of Philadelphia have the continuing responsibility of engaging in a program of evaluation consistent with legal and professional guidelines. Such evaluation shall seek to make each employee more effective in achieving School District goals.

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2. Delegation of Responsibility
 
  1. The Superintendent shall have the authority to develop a systemwide program in accordance with the law, professional standards, and the guidelines of this policy.

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3. Guidelines
 
  1. Procedures such as use of evaluation forms shall be uniform for each employee category.

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  3. Major emphasis shall be placed on the identification and development of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes which improve employee competency.

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  5. To the greatest extent, evaluation shall be cooperative with effort made to involve the employee in developing specific performance goals and methods for attaining such goals.

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  7. Findings shall be objective involving citing observable and verifiable data.

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  9. Employee strengths, as well as weakness, should be recognized.

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  11. The goals of the School District shall be the determining factors in any recommendation.

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  13. All materials shall be held confidential, shared only as the law may provide.

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  15. The wording of any report shall be clear in language and intent.

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  17. The employee shall be permitted to file a response to any supervisor's recommendation.
Reference:

State Code, SS1123