5D+™ Rubric Transition Training

Help your educators move from version 2 to version 3 of the 5D+™ Rubric for Instructional Growth and Teacher Evaluation


Washington state school districts using the 5D+ Rubric for Instructional Growth and Teacher Evaluation are required by OSPI to move to version 3 beginning in the 2017 school year.

This training helps principals, central office leaders and teachers recalibrate their understanding of the teaching and learning practices described by each indicator, transitioning from version 2 to version 3 of the 5D+ Rubric.


Shift thinking and practice from 37 indicators to 30 indicators describing instructional practice.

Apply strengths-based and inquiry stances to observation of teaching practice.

Align teaching practices with indicators and performance levels.

Contact us

If you want to bring this training to your district, call us at (866) 577-8066, or use the form below.

Learn more about version 3 of the 5D+ Rubric

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend this training?

Principals, central office leaders and teachers, ideally as a whole group. 

How long is this training?

This training is one day in length – 6+ hours of content.

Is this training required?

This training is not required by Washington state. But it is helpful to revisit and refine leadership practice around a growth-oriented teacher evaluation process.

What previous training attendees are saying:

"Really excited that we had the time to dig into the new rubric and look at the differences that will impact next year."

"Great review of the evaluation process and the changes for next year."

"This helped me to get grounded in the new version and use the clarity of the new rubric to support teacher growth."