Executive summary

This manual provides the requirements of the TPA system for new and experienced teachers. It is designed to:

  • promote teacher development
  • provide meaningful appraisals of teachers’ performance that encourage professional learning and growth
  • identify opportunities for additional support where required
  • provide a measure of accountability to the public

This information is for school boards, supervisory officers, principals, vice-principals and teachers.


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