School Year Timeline
While milestones are called out to help set expectations and provide structure for the year, the timeline is flexible to accommodate different coaching and support needs for all teachers within school and leadership contexts throughout DPS. The following dates guide the overall process.
Observation Windows: The windows are guidelines, however observations cannot begin at a school until two weeks have passed, at the start of the year.
Window 1: 9/5/2018 to 11/9/2018
Window 2: 11/10/2018 to 2/8/2019
Window 3: 2/11/2019 to 5/3/2019
October 11, 2018 - November 14, 2018 - Fall Student Perception Surveys Administered
October 30, 2018 - Leaders have approved Student Learning Objectives
December 10, 2018 - Mid-Year Window opens
February 6, 2019 - February 22, 2019 - Spring Student Perception Surveys Administered
February 22, 2019 - Mid-Year Window closes
April 8, 2019 - End-of-Year Window opens
May 3, 2019 - Last day to conduct LEAP classroom observation for all teachers
May 17, 2019 - End-of-Year Window closes