Observations and Rater Agreement Module




Conducting High-Quality Observations and Maximizing Rater Agreement (Updated April 2015)


  • High Quality Observation (PPTX, PDF)
  • Facilitator’s Guide (Word, PDF)
  • Participant Handouts (Word, PDF)

  • Maximizing Rater Agreement (PPTX, PDF)
  • Facilitator’s Guide (Word, PDF)
  • Handout #1: Rater Agreement in Washington State’s Evaluation System (PDF)
  • Handout #2:Common Rater Errors Graphic Organizer (Word, PDF)
  • Handout #3: Rater Pitfall Strategies (Word, PDF)
  • Handout #4: Rater Agreement Activity
  • Handout #5: Instructional Framework Rubrics
    • CEL 5D+ Rubric – A3 (PDF)

    • Danielson Rubric – 3d (PDF)
    • Marzano Rubric – 2.1 (PDF)
  • Handout #6: Implementation Planning Tool (Word, PDF)
  • Handout #7: High Fidelity: Investing in Educator Evaluation (PDF)


Supporting Documents and Links

  • eVAL
  • Framework Resources
  • Rater Agreement
  • AIR Rater Agreement Research and Strategies