According to Act 13, the 82 Rating Forms are now referred to as 13 Rating Forms. Not only have the names changed, but also the weighted percentages have changed.  

All the new rating forms are available within PAETEP, including the 13-1, 13-2, 13-3, and 13-4 forms.  In addition, both the Semi Annual and Annual 13-1 and 13-3 rating forms are available.  

Note - Semi Annual 13-1 and 13-3 rating forms should be completed twice per year for Temporary Professional Employees.  

Types of 13 Rating Forms

    13-1 Rating Form for Classroom Teachers

    13-2 Rating Form for Principals

  • Principals
  • Assistant/Vice Principals
  • CTC Directors
  • Directors of Special Education

    13-3 Rating Form for Nonteaching Professionals (NTPs)

  • Educational Specialists
  • Instructional professionals other than classroom teachers
  • Supervisor professionals other than supervisors of special education

    13-4 Interim Rating Form

Professional employees who are considered unsatisfactory shall be rated at least annually.  The first rating shall be calculated using the evaluation measures and weighting delineated in the rating tools as applicable to the employee (i.e., 13-1, 13-2, 13-3).  Interim evaluations are not mandated; however, any interim rating of a professional employee who received an unsatisfactory rating on the annual evaluation shall be comprised of 70% Observation and Practice and 30% LEA Selected Measures, applying practice models, domain weighting and local measures as evaluated using the interim rating tool.

Final Effectiveness Measures, Weighted Percentages and PAETEP Modules with Supporting Evidence

The following support articles connect the final effectiveness measures and weighted percentages for each of the 13 Rating Forms to the PAETEP modules that can be utilized to collect the supporting and corresponding evidence.  

Understanding the 13-1 Classroom Teacher Rating Form 

Understanding the 13-2 Principal Rating Form 

Understanding the 13-3 Nonteaching Professional Rating Form