Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education TESS/LEADS Summative Guidance

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Educator Effectiveness & Licensure
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Ark. Code Ann. ยง 6-15-1402
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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Curriculum Coordinators; Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND)

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The purpose of this memo is to provide an update regarding summative rating and reporting of the state’s teacher and leader support and development systems, TESS and LEADS.  Additional guidance regarding LEADS has been added to the original document shared with Organizational Administrators on April 1, 2020.


Link: TESS/LEADS Guidance Document. The attachment is provided as a .pdf.


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