Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Teacher Value-Added Modules Now Available in LEA Insights

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Educator Effectiveness & Licensure
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Assistant Principal; Assistant Superintendent; Communications Manager / Director; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts); Curriculum Coordinators; Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Educator Effectiveness System Coordinator; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Federal Programs; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators; Principals; School Counselors; Superintendents; Teachers; Technology Coordinators; Test Coordinators

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Three LEA Insights modules that provide student value-added growth scores and educator-, grade-, and school-level visualizations to support local efforts to improve teaching and learning for all students are now available for viewing by district and school leadership. The School and Teacher Value-Added Growth modules are designed for exploration and analysis. The Teacher Value-Added Measures module is designed to provide information related to teacher impact on student learning. 

These modules can be accessed under the “Academics” tab after logging into LEA Insights ( Superintendents can grant access to district and school leadership under the “Admin” tab. 

Teacher Value-Added Modules Webinar


DESE Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensure will host a webinar where participants can gain a better understanding of the data within the Teacher Value-Added Growth and Teacher Value-Added Measures modules and the differences in how the modules should be used.


Tuesday, February 6

9:00-10:00 a.m.


2:00-3:00 p.m.


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Teacher Value-Added Modules Office Hours

 DESE Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensure will also offer virtual office hours where staff will be available to troubleshoot and provide individual level support on the Teacher Value-Added modules.


Monday, February 12

Monday, February 19

Monday, February 26

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Zoom link:

The links below allow you download slide decks specific to each Teacher Value-Added module. These slide decks include video narration and can be used to guide further exploration and understanding of the modules. A guidance document with an FAQ section that will grow as questions continue to arise can be found here


Teacher Value-Added Growth Module Slide Deck

Teacher Value-Added Measures Module Slide Deck



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