All Staff Members

The administration shall undertake a continuous program of supervision and evaluation of all personnel, including support staff, in the School District. The primary purposes of the evaluations shall be to encourage and promote improved performance and to make decisions about the occupancy of positions.

Teachers and Administrators

The Niskayuna Central School District is committed to supporting the development of effective teachers and administrators. To this end, the District shall provide procedures for the evaluation of all professional staff. District plans for Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) of teachers and Principals shall be developed in accordance with applicable laws, Commissioner’s Regulations, and Rules of the Board of Regents.

The primary purposes of these evaluations are:

a)  To encourage and promote improved performance;

b)  To guide professional development efforts; and

c)  To provide a basis for evaluative judgments by applicable school officials.

Adopted October 24, 2017