• Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS)

    The Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS)

    Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) is the Commissioner Recommended teacher evaluation system for the state of Texas starting in the 2016/2017 school year.

     
    T-TESS includes three components:

    • Goal-setting and professional development plan
    • The evaluation cycle (including: pre-conference, observation, post-conference)
    • Student growth measure

     The T-TESS Rubric includes four domains:
    • Planning
    • Instruction
    • Learning Environment
    • Professional Practices and Responsibilities