Superintendent's Evaluation 2012-13: Qualitative - Summary of Responses

Self-Evaluation
Qualitative Ratings Key: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Needs Improvement Effective Highly Effective

Areas of Responsibility A. Relationships with the Board 1 Keeps Board informed on issues, needs, operations in a timely manner 2 Provides for development of goals and objectives aligned to Board priorities 3 Remains impartial toward Board Members according all the same treatment 4 Has a harmonious working relationship with the Board 5 Understands his/her role in administration of Board policy 6 Makes recommendations and accepts responsibility for them 7 Willingly implements Board decisions even if not his/her recommendation 8 Feels free to maintain opposition to matters until decision is reached B. Stakeholder Focus and Satisfaction 1 Involves all stakeholders in a continuing system of planning 2 Provides a process for determining customer requirements and expectations 3 Provides a clear set of strategies for parents/community to support the district 4 Maintains a highly visible profile in the schools and community 5 Provides opportunities for community/parents/students/staff to provide input 6 Systems are in place to monitor internal/external perceptions of the district 7 Seeks to expand/continue positive relationships with external agencies 8 Parents, staff, students report feeling safe and respected in school 9 Level of school discipline/safety is improving compared to similar districts C. Staff and Organizational Relationships 1 Provides mechanisms to facilitate appropriate staffing levels to meet priorities 2 Treats all personnel fairly, insisting on perf of duties, adherence to contracts 3 Delegates responsibility, authority to appropriate staff, holds each accountable 4 Assesses and monitors the improvement of staff and leadership team members 5 Encourages participation of appropriate staff and groups in planning, etc. 6 Makes appropriate staff changes in a timely fashion D. Educational Leadership 1 Understands/keeps informed regarding all aspects of the instructional program 2 Has a process to evaluate effectiveness of school/district improvement planning 3 Develops/maintains a proactive agenda for school improvement 4 Examines/communicates/addresses achievement gaps among student groups 5 Articulates his/her high educational vision/motivates staff, parents, students, etc. 6 Organizes planned program of staff development/improvement 7 Provides a leadership role to achieve high morale 8 Asserts his/her leadership skills in troubled areas of the school district E. Fiscal Leadership 1 Preparation of the annual budget reveals careful analysis 2 Has process for guiding budget 3 Aligns budget with Strategic Plan 4 Establishes both a short-term and long-range capital improvement plan 5 Maintains accurate financial records/implements internal/external audit systems 6 Secures goods/services at a fair, reasonable cost, implements cost-saving steps 7 Communicates the current and projected fiscal needs of DCPS to the Board 8 Consults w/Board on unusual needs and expenditures 9 Reports to Board on the financial condition of DCPS in a timely manner F. Personal Qualities 1 Exercises sound judgement in arriving at decisions 2 Communicates effectively when speaking /writing, maintains poise 3 Maintains prof development by reading, coursework, attending conferences, etc. 4 Demonstrates his/her ability to work well with individuals and groups 5 Defends principle/conviction in the face of pressure and partisan influence 6 Maintains high standards of ethics, honesty, integrity personally/professionally 7 Teaches DCPS character initiatives by word/example when interacting with students, etc. 8 Devotes time and energy effectively to his/her job Qualitative Rating (Derived by combining Items A - F)

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Combined

9.0 9.0 8.0 9.0 8.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 8.0 10.0 9.0 8.0 10.0 7.0 8.0 9.0 10.0 8.0 8.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 8.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 8.0 10.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0