"Administrators and teachers will be looking at that feedback, and things that didn't meet criteria, we will be adjusting and changing," said Joan Paustian, superintendent of the Rutland Southwest Supervisory Union.
colleagues at Rutland Southwest, this is not the first time they have volunteered to have their education system evaluated by the state.
This past summer, Rutland Southwest had its teacher and administrator evaluation systems evaluated by the Agency of Education
, giving rise to opportunities for improvement, Paustian
"For example, administrators have to write goals every year, and our goals were not linked to past performance, so we will adjust our goals so they meet the criteria," Paustian
and other educators, taking part in the pilot program offers the chance to be proactive in making changes to the way eduction is delivered.
"I felt, and when I took it to my admin team they agreed, that we would rather be in the pilot program to be assessed immediately, and if we're not meeting the criteria, we can make adjustments accordingly," she