The Master Teacher Committee is active and ready to support you in your process of becoming a master teacher. In order to submit a master teacher binder this year, you must have a letter of intent on file with the master teacher committee. Please fill out the above form and submit it to Christine Sims at ChristineA.Sims@clevelandmetroschools.org. This year we will have a winter and spring portfolio turn in process.
If you are interested in learning about the Master Teacher Process there will be an information session offered this spring. Representatives from the committee will be available to answer your questions and explain the process. This session will occur:
East Professional Center, January 31, 2018 from 4:15 - 5:30 pm
Spring Support Sessions:
If you would like to participate in an in-depth study of the narrative of the Master Teacher portfolio, there is help available. There are three sessions with each focusing on writing and scoring sample evidence. All sessions are held on Wednesdays and run from 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm, and will be held at East PD Center. The dates of the sessions are:
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Attending any or all of these sessions is voluntary and drop-in. You may turn in a portfolio without having attended any of the sessions.
Final Submission of Binders:
Final submission of Master Teacher Portfolios is the first week of May. Portfolios may be submitted to the Professional Development Office at East PD Center on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, all day until 5:00 pm.
DEFINITION OF A MASTER TEACHER
A master teacher demonstrates excellence inside and outside of the classroom through consistent leadership and focused collaboration to maximize student learning. A master teacher strives for distinguished teaching and continued professional growth as specified by The Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession.