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Ms. Ella B.

Bell, District 5
STATE SUPERINTENDENT'S ANNUAL EVALUATION
f_ " " ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

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Please provide your rating of the Superintendent on each statement by drawing a circle around the appropriate rating or by placing an
"X" in one of the other two spaces if a rating is not entered. 1 is low and 5 is high.

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Part!: Goals low High Unsure
Question

1. To move the Alabama State Department of Education toward a well-


run department, which fulfills its mission and objectives as
established by the Board.
C0 2 3 4 5

2. To enhance the quality of the department's assistance to local systems.


0 2 3 4 5

3. Recognizes the value of and implements programs and plans that


utilize technology at the state and local levels.
1 2 3 4 5
X
4. To increase the quality of staff and administration in the Alabama
1 3 5
State Department of Education.
2 4
X
5. To make the K-12 education system better prepare students for
academic or vocational life after graduation. 0) 2 3 4 5

6. To provide leadership for more cooperative efforts with other state


agencies, universities, the Alabama Legislature and Congress.
1 2 3 4 5
X
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7. To provide effective and appropriate communication with local school


systems. (0 2 3 4 5

H. To provide effective and consistent communication with the Alabama


State Board of Education. jJ (1 .._,JJ!,/....,./ 1-1JvJ
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9. To provide the LEAs with the appropriate role, scope, and mission
statement for the Alabama State Department of Education. (0 2 3 4 5

10. To establish a positive working relationship with the media and civic
clubs. 0 2 3 4 5

11. To strengthen the financial position and accountability of local school


~ 2 3 4 5
systems.
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12. To strengthen the academic accountability of local school systems. I/[' 2 3 4 5
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13. To set high financial and academic standards for local systems and
then provide local systems greater flexibility to meet those standards.
1 2 3 4 5
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14. To promote public education by maintaining open and effective lines
of communication with other branches of government, other
organizations, and other institutions interested in public education.
1 2 3 4 5
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15. To promote public education by maintaining open and effective lines


of communication with the public and by providing usable, relevant
information to the public about K-12 public education in the state of
Alabama and in their local school systems.
I~ 2 3 4 5

16. To comply with all federal and state requirements for those programs
where responsibility and accountability have been delegated by laws
to the Alabama State Department of Education.
0 2 3 4 5

17. To provide the leadership for improving the effectiveness of K-12


public schools in Alabama. 0 2 3 4 5

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18. To act consistently and fairly in applying rules and regulations to
2 3 4 5
various local systems within the state of Alabama.

19. To provide effective and appropriate communication with the


Alabama Community College System.
1 2 3 4 5 7\
Comments:

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Ms. Ella B. Bell District 5
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Part II: Personal Qualities Low High Unsure
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1. Has a style that is open and pleasant, with an appropriate sense of


1 2 3 4 5
humor.

2. Under pressure, maintains his composure and sound judgment in


1 2 3 4 5
making decisions.

3. Communicates effectively through the written and spoken word. 1 2 3 4 5

4. Is outgoing, visible and receptive to others. 1 2 3 4 5

5. Conducts himself in accordance with high standards of honesty and


1 2 3 4 5
integrity.

6. Is well-groomed, well-mannered and comfortable with groups and


1 2 3 4 5
individuals.

7. Is energetic and aggressive in the performance of his responsibilities. 1 2 3 4 5

Comments:

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Part III: Performance and Key Job Responsibilities- Effective Inappropriate
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Relationships with Key Persons and Groups Question

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1. Governor 1 2 3 4 5

2. Legislature 1 2 3 4 5
X
3. Key constituents 1 2 3 4 5
X
4. Federal agencies 1 2 3 4 5 y'\
5. The Superintendent appropriately executes the duties of his office.
t9 2 3 4 5

6. The Superintendent satisfactorily completes assignments as given by


the Board as a whole. tv 2 3 4 5

7. The Superintendent provides the Alabama State Board of Education


with adequate information to make informed decisions. (j 2 3 4 5

8. The Superintendent adequately represents the needs of the K-12


public education with the State, the Legislature, and other external
groups.
C9 2 3 4 5

Comments:

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Part IV: Relations with the l'ublic low High Unsure
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1. Is effective in his role as spokesman for K-12 public education.


\9 2 3 4 5

2. Presents a favorable public image.


rev 2 3 4 5

3. Interprets the mission and goals and objectives of the K-12 public
education to the public.
1 2 3 4 5
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4. Ensures visibility of the Alabama State Department of Education
through appropriate relationships with the media, Legislature,
Governor's Office, and other organizations.
1 2 3 4 5
X.
5. Exhibits effectiveness with the legislative process.
~ 2 3 4 5

Comments:

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!'art V: Reflective Assessment of Superintendent's Performance by Inappropriate
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Each Board Member Question
Please provide your rating for the general items according to your
experience with and perception of the Superintendent's performance.

l. As an individual Board member


A. The Superintendent responds appropriately to your requests as an
individual Board member. Q) 2 3 4 5

B. The Superintendent keeps you as an individual Board member


adequately infOIJllO!d o£ pertinent item~ in}:OUt Bmud district.J7U9- 0 2 3 4 5

c. The Superintendent is available and accessible to you for


consultation regarding Board matters. Q) 2 3 4 5

D. The Superintendent is timely in providing requested information


and materials to you. (!) 2 3 4 5

E. The Superintendent is effective with superintendents in your


Board districts.
1 2 3 4 5
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2. With the Board as a Whole

A. The Superintendent makes new policy recommendations and


reviews current policies so as to ensure that such policies are
maintained in an up-to-date fashion.
1 2 3 4 5
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B. The Superintendent provides the Board with information that is
sufficief\l in substance and clear in format so as to facilitate Board
decisions. ~
0 2 3 4 5

c. The Superintendent bases recommendations for Board action on a


consideration of alternatives, which in turn are presented to the
Board.
vw 2 3 4 5

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Each Board Member (continued) Question

3. With the Board as a Whole (continued)

D. The Superintendent prepares, with Board members' input from


work sessions and discussions, an agenda for each meeting,
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dissemina.tes the agenda, wit~1 background materiall to c;:.~.9f v .
members m advance of meetings. ~/2A/Ii Ai }; or ~ •
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E. The Superintendent provides to the Board monthly and timely
reports of pertinent activities.
1 2 3 4 5
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F. The Superintendent is impartial in his dealings with Board
members.
1 2 3 4 5
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G. Satisfaction with the Superintendent's conduct during Board
n1eetings.
1 2 3 4 5 Y,
H. Satisfaction with the Superintendent's professional conduct as the
representative of the K-12 public education. eD 2 3 4 5

I. Satisfaction with the Superintendent's overall job performance.


0 2 3 4 5

Comments:
Ms. Ella B. Bell, District 5
TO THE EVALUATOR:

Below you should write a narrative in which you summarize your perceptions of the Superintendent's key personal and professional
strengths and weaknesses, and his development needs, if any, for the coming year.

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