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Teacher Growth Rubric

Teachers play a critical and important role in student learning.  In their role, teachers need feedback and high-quality learning experiences to continuously improve their practice and student learning. The purpose of the Teacher Growth Rubric is provide the following: 

  • Enhance the impact that teachers have on students and other school community stakeholders
  • Highlights the teacher’s strengths and identifies areas of growth
  • Serves as a guide for teachers as they reflect on their own practices
  • Provides shared understanding regarding priorities, goals and expectations of quality practice

The following documents are provided for use with the Mississippi Professional Growth System:


Teacher Growth Rubric Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) observation and feedback cycles during the school year is required (two (2) informal and one (1) formal)
  • Teachers must be observed using the Teacher Growth Rubric
  • Professional Growth Scores are due no later than June 30


For additional information contact:

Dr. Courtney Van Cleve, Bureau Director of Educator Effectiveness
MDE, Office of Teaching and Leading 601-359-3631