JCSEE: Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation

JCSEE, the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation, created in 1975, is a nonprofit organization incorporated exclusively for developing evaluation standards and promoting their use. Since 1989, the Joint Committee has been a member organization of the American National Standards Institute and follows ANSI procedures in developing, revising, and approving standards. The Committee performs its work on behalf of its constituents, namely, the people and groups involved in conducting educational evaluations and using the results of educational evaluations. The Joint Committe has three sets of standards published at this time: The Student Evaluation Standards, The Personnel Evaluation Standards and The Program Evaluation Standards. Standards from JCSEE are available both individually, directly through the ANSI webstore, and as part of a Standards Subscription. If you or your organization are interested in easy, managed, online access to standards that can be shared, a Standards Subscription may be what you need - please contact us at: [email protected] or 1-212-642-4980 or Request Proposal Price.

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ANSI/JCSEE Personnel Evaluation Standard-2008

The Personnel Evaluation Standards: How to Assess Systems for Evaluating Educators

The authoritative source on evaluating educational personnel!

Personnel evaluation plays a vital role in supporting professional growth. This updated resource provides 27 standards that together have been approved as an American National Standard (ANSI/JCSEE 1-2008) for use in developing sound evaluation policies and procedures for staff in PreK through graduate school.

Covering the propriety, utility, feasibility, and accuracy of staff evaluations, these standards offer support for decisions that affect tenure, dismissal, promotion, and staff development. The second edition reflects the changing educational climate by providing important new standards, substantive revisions to existing standards, and updated case studies. This book offers educational administrators and supervisors:

  • In-depth explanations of each standard and its rationale, application guidelines, and common errors in implementation
  • Brief case studies with follow-up analysis
  • A functional table of contents to help locate specific standards pertinent to individual evaluations

This comprehensive resource has everything you need to build a legal, fair, and accurate personnel evaluation system in any educational setting.


The Student Evaluation Standards: How to Improve Evaluations of Students

Provides a guide to evaluation of students to ensure that classroom-based evaluations are conducted properly and feasibly and provide accurate and useful information to serve in student decision situations. These standards are intended for use by a wide array of persons including: teachers, students, parents, education administrators, school board members, evaluators, curriculum specialists, legislators, counselors, community leaders, educational associations, and others. The standards guide teachers and inform students, parents, and others, regarding the characteristics of sound student evaluations. The twenty-eight standards are categorized into four groups corresponding to four attributes of sound and fair student evaluation-propriety, utility, feasibility, and accuracy.