TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 39. THE CHILDREN FIRST ACT

PART II. PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEE QUALITY DEVELOPMENT

SUBPART A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

17:3882      Definitions.

 

For the purposes of this Part, the following definitions shall apply:

 

(1) "Board" means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

 

(2) "Components of effective teaching" means the elements of teaching performance defined by the board, in formal, recognized collaboration with educators and other stakeholders involved in education, to be critical to providing effective classroom instruction.  As used in the evaluation programs, the term includes any elements of the components being rated.

 

(3) "Department" means the state Department of Education.

 

(4) "Evaluation" means the process by which a local board monitors the continuing performance of its teachers and administrators.

 

(5) "Local board" means a city, parish, or other local public school board.

 

(6) "Performance expectations" means the elements of effective leadership approved by the board that shall be included as evaluation criteria for all building-level administrators.

 

(7) "Teacher" or "Administrator" means any person whose employment requires professional certification issued under the rules of the board.

 

Acts 1994, 3rd Ex.Sess., No. 1, § 2, eff. June 22, 1994.  Amended by Acts 1995, No. 60, § 1, eff. June 12, 1995;  Acts 1997, No. 838, § 1, eff. Aug. 1, 1998;  Acts 2010, No. 54, § 1, eff. May 27, 2010.