Using Student Growth Percentiles for Educator Evaluations at the Teacher Level: Key Issues and Technical Considerations for School Districts in Colorado

The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment (NCIEA) and the Center for Assessment Design, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) developed this report to help districts in Colorado understand some of the technical design and policy issues of using Student Growth Percentiles for educator evaluations. Although this report was written specifically for the Colorado context, many of the issues discussed also apply to other states using SGPs for educator evaluations.