SuperEval FAQs

General FAQs:

What types of evaluations can be conducted using SuperEval?
SuperEval can be used to conduct evaluations for superintendents, central office administrators, principals, and other school administrative positions.
Who do I contact if I want more information?
Please contact our team at: support@SuperEval.com or toll free 1-844-312-EVAL (1-844-312-3825).
Where do all the evaluation rubrics originate?
The evaluation instruments and rubrics used within SuperEval are well-established and known frameworks, many of which are approved for use by the various State Departments of Education and/or professional assocations. The copyright holders of these evaluation instruments granted permission to make them available within the platform.
What are the system requirements?
SuperEval will work on any computer or device that supports a modern/updated web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Edge, or IE 9 or better. It is mobile and tablet friendly for both Apple and Android devices.
Is SuperEval and the information secure?
YES! SuperEval utilizes an HTTPS connection which is a protocol for secure communications over the Internet. Each page in SuperEval provides encrypted communications between the server and the client. Click here to learn more about the security of our evaluation tool.
Do you have support for users?
Our award-winning helpdesk is staffed by experienced educators with Master’s degrees, often in education. The helpdesk is ready to take phone calls through our toll-free number, email support, or instant chat. Also, the system has internal supports including onscreen page guides as well as a downloadable PDF user manual.
Can we modify the evaluation instrument?
No. There is a commitment to the fidelity of implementation for each evaluation instrument selected and used within the platform. Individual modifications to established evaluation instruments could lead to undesirable evaluation practices. Personalizing the instruments to district and individual needs can be accomplished through the alignment of goals to the performance evaluation.
What types of roles exist within SuperEval?

Access to information and functionality within SuperEval is based on the role of the individual within the district. SuperEval currently has the following roles within the system:

  • Board President
  • Board Member
  • Trusted Agent
  • Superintendent
  • District Clerk
  • Administrator
  • Administrator Reviewer
  • Principal
  • Primary Principal Reviewer
  • Independent Principal Reviewer
  • School Leader
  • School Leader Reviewer
Where can I find my previous evaluations?
SuperEval maintains and preserves a digital archive of completed evaluations and supporting evidence. The archive can be accessed by selecting a previous term using the school year dropdown within the tool.
How much does SuperEval cost?
For pricing information, please contact our team at: support@SuperEval.com or toll free 1-844-312-EVAL (1-844-312-3825).

FAQs for New York State Schools:

What evaluation rubrics are available to use in NYS?

Superintendent:

  • The NYSCOSS Superintendent Model Evaluation Rubric

Principal:

  • The Multidimensional Principal Performance Rubric (MPPR)
  • The Marshall Principal Evaluation Rubric

District Office and other school administrators:

  • The Multidimensional Leadership Performance Rubric (MLPR)
Does a school board have to evaluate their Superintendent in NYS?
Yes. The annual evaluation of the superintendent is mandated by law: 8 NYCRR 100.2(o)(1)(vi): “The governing body of each school district shall annually review the performance of the superintendent of schools according to procedures developed by such body in consultation with the superintendent. Such procedures shall be filed in the district office and available for review by any individual no later than September 10th of each year.”
Is SuperEval BOCES aidable?
Yes! SuperEval is BOCES aidable under a number of BOCES CoSers across New York state. Please contact us to see if your BOCES holds a local CoSer.
Can this be used for BOCES District Superintendents?
Yes. The NYSCOSS Superintendent Model Evaluation Rubric was modified to include BOCES District Superintendents.
Where did the superintendent evaluation rubric originate?
The New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS) developed the evaluation rubric over a two-year period with the first release in November in 2014. Since then, the document underwent several minor revisions with the most recent version released in May 2017.
Can we modify the superintendent evaluation instrument in NYS?
Unfortunately, no. The New York State Council of School Superintendents’ Superintendent Model Evaluation is the evaluation instrument and rubric used within SuperEval. Customization for each district occurs in the domain for the district and superintendent annual goals, which will vary across New York State.
What evaluation rubric is used for Central Office Administrators?
SuperEval uses the Multidimensional Leadership Performance Rubric developed by our partners, Learner-Centered Initiatives (LCI).
Can I use SuperEval for my business official?
Yes. Some superintendents have used the Multidimensional Leadership Performance Rubric with their business officials allowing them to view their work as part of the district leadership team through the lens of educational leadership.
Is the superintendent evalaution FOIL compliant?
Yes. You can export the right documents in response to a FOIL request with just one click.

FAQs for Pennsylvania Schools:

What evaluation rubrics are available to use in PA?

Superintendent:

  • PASA Superintendent Evaluation Tool
  • The NYSCOSS Superintendent Model Evaluation Rubric

Principal:

  • The Pennsylvania Department of Education Framework For Leadership

District Office and other school administrators:

  • The Pennsylvania Department of Education Framework For Leadership
  • The Multidimensional Leadership Performance Rubric (MLPR)
Is SuperEval compatible with the 82-2?
Yes. The 82-2 is incorporated into the Principal evaluation process in SuperEval. SuperEval also provides an export of data into the 82-2 spreadsheet.