NIET Rubric and Observation Systems

Based on nationally normed, research-based standards, NIET’s rubric clearly defines effective teaching and fosters collaboration around a common language and vision that correlates with student achievement. NIET’s Teaching and Learning Standards Rubric, currently used by eight states, brings a comprehensive focus on four key domains: instruction, the learning environment, designing and planning instruction, and professionalism. Our observation system provides schools with a strong, valid and reliable instrument utilizing multiple observations of every teacher, every year by multiple, trained and certified evaluators.

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