Main content

Alert message

T-TESS companion documents are now available for administrators and VI professionals.

The T-TESS was specifically designed for classroom teachers, therefore, a committee of VI professionals developed companion documents to assist administrators in completing evaluations for VI professionals who serve students through an itinerant service delivery model. These documents are intended to be a companion to the T-TESS  rubric, not to replace it. 

 

The Administrator’s Toolbox in Visual Impairments 2.0

Performance Evaluations and VI Professionals

Companion documents to assist administrators

The Texas Education Agency has introduced a new performance evaluation called the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS).  The T-TESS was specifically designed for classroom teachers, therefore, a committee of VI professionals developed companion documents to assist administrators in completing evaluations for VI professionals who serve students through an itinerant service delivery model.  These documents are intended to be a companion to the T-TESS  rubric, not to replace it. 

 The companion documents consist of:

For administrators who choose to continue using the Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS), the links below will take you to PDAS companion documents.

Why Become a VI Professional? - Descriptive Slides

Click on an image below to view the full-size slide or right-click to save to your computer.

something differentteach beyondgrow your ownbraillistwho does whatworkloadsintervener

General Information

Educational Information

 ARD information