Classroom Walk-Through used to evaluate me?
Classroom Walk-Through is not used to evaluate teachers. The
purpose of CWT
is to help principals and assistant principals become more effective
It provides them with a structure for seeing the important
elements of effective instruction
and tools for capturing information about patterns of instruction
throughout their school.
The information they gather as they walk through classrooms
becomes a focus for reflection
and dialog with teachers about instruction.
did Classroom Walk-Through come from?
program was developed by a group called Learning 24/7.
The impetus for being involved came about through the State of
Educational Leaders for Tomorrow’s Achievers (DELTA) Program. Leon
two principals to the State’s Training of CWT Trainers in the Spring
of 2005. It became
clear that CWT was well aligned with the national focus on instructional
research based instructional practices, so the District Leadership Team
implementing the system beginning in the 2005-2006 school year.
are the Leon County CWT trainers?
Gayle, Principal of Griffin Middle School and Christi Moss, Principal of
Chaires Elementary School were trained to be Classroom Walk-through
Florida Department of Education. The
have trained all Leon County Principals,
Assistant Principals, and many District Administrators.