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Webinar: Getting Started with CEL's 5D+™ Teacher Evaluation Rubric in Michigan

getting-started-with-5d-in-Recorded: October 24, 2013 (61 minutes)

The Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness has recommended four teacher evaluation frameworks to the legislature.  In anticipation of the legislature accepting this recommendation, MASSP, MEMSPA, MASA and MI-ASCD recommend districts commit time to investigating each of the four tools prior to making a local decision.

This webinar will introduce participants to the 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning™ Instructional Framework and the 5D+ Teacher Evaluation Rubric. This webinar will describe how the 5D+ Teacher Evaluation Rubric helps school leaders in efforts to continually improve teaching practice. In addition, participants will learn the recommended steps for successful implementation of a revised teacher evaluation model, and associated costs.

Learning Targets

  • Recognize how the 5D™ Instructional Framework and 5D+ Rubric inform your implementation of a new teacher evaluation model that continually improves teacher effectiveness.
  • Recognize some of the strengths of the 5D Instructional Framework and 5D+ Teacher Evaluation Rubric.
  • Introduce the “Purpose” dimension and its pivotal role within vision of high quality teaching and learning, and relationship to Section1249.

Success Criteria 

  • I can communicate to a colleague some of the strengths of the 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning Instructional Framework and the 5D+ Teacher Evaluation Rubric.
  • I can identify the essential steps for implementing the 5D+ Teacher Evaluation model to continually grow teacher practice.
  • I can articulate some key ideas from the Purpose dimension and its relationship to Section 1249.

Who should view the webinar?

  • District personnel responsible for selecting teacher evaluation models.
  • District personnel responsible for training and staff development.
  • Superintendents, district leaders, principals and teachers.
  • Anyone interested in learning more about CEL’s 5D+ teacher evaluation model.

About the Presenters

Patty_MaxfieldPatty Maxfield

As director of teacher evaluation for the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL), Patty Maxfield supports district partnerships by providing instructional and leadership coaching connected to CEL’s 5 Dimensions of Teaching and Learning™ instructional framework and the 5D+ Teacher Evaluation Rubric. Patty has been involved with public education for more than 30 years as a teacher, teacher leader, facilitator and administrator.


Colin_RipmasterColin Ripmaster

Colin Ripmaster is the associate director of the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). Colin is a former elementary general and special education teacher, middle level assistant principal and high school principal. He earned his master’s degree in educational leadership from Michigan State University and his bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education from Hope College.


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