High-Level State Committees Address Education Issues

Watch our library of Mastery Examination Committee and PEAC meetings in their entirety.


Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC) Meetings

June 22, 2016

PEAC reviewed surveys of PDECs by the state Department of Education as well as surveys CEA and AFT-Connecticut conducted of members who sit on PDECs.



April 21, 2016

PEAC hears from districts (Weston and LEARN) that are already provided greater flexibility in their teacher evaluation plans.



March 28, 2016

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March 9, 2016

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February 4, 2016

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December 9, 2016

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September 16, 2015

PEAC hears from administrators in the Wolcott Public Schools about their efforts to improve evaluator training.



Mastery Examination Committee Meetings

Public Act No. 15-238, An Act Concerning Students Assessments, established the Mastery Examination Committee within the Department of Education. The law requires the committee to examine the impact, administration, appropriateness, and other aspects of the statewide mastery exam in Connecticut.



July 20, 2016

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June 8, 2016

Detailed presentations from state Department of Education staff about the accommodations and supports offered by SBAC and other state tests.



May 17, 2016

Task force agenda included a look at the usability, accessibility, and accommodations available to students taking the SBAC test.



April 28, 2016

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March 24, 2016

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January 11, 2016

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December 14, 2015

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October 27, 2015

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September 22, 2015

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