We believe classroom observations and evaluations should empower educators to reach their full potential and help move the needle for their students.

Performance Matters Observation & Evaluation provides educators and evaluators with a straightforward way to manage the evaluation process and guide educator improvement, and empowers administrators and teachers alike throughout the formal observation process by streamlining observation evidence collection and fostering meaningful exchanges around performance improvement.

  • Schedule Observation

    Simplify observation planning with easy-to-use scheduling, rating, and evidence capturing tools.

    Plan in advance

    Intuitive online platform allows for scheduling staff observations in advance to align with planned observation cycles.

    Observe on-the-go

    Platform also functions for on-demand observations, allowing for impromptu classroom walkthroughs.

    Schedule
  • Observe

    Our rubric-agnostic rating tool supports a variety of frameworks to work the way you do.

    Rubric-agnostic

    Log data in observation forms adapted to your own custom rubrics.

    Self-construct

    Self-construct observations, walkthroughs, formals using your language, scales, and or rubrics.

    Go paperless

    Conduct observations as you normally would, while eliminating the need for paper-driven processes.

    Observe
  • Record Observation

    Observers can log evidence by scripting notes within the tool or importing from a text editor.

    Capture data

    User workflows guide observers to log evidence collection and provide personalized feedback.

    Intuitive records

    Note-taking capabilities facilitate timestamping and autosave functionality.

    Customized views

    Grant access to user-specific rubrics customized for gathering appropriate observation data.

    Record
  • Report Observation

    Insight reporting connects observation data to professional growth opportunities.

    Seamless action planning

    Insight reporting connects observation data to professional growth opportunities.

    360* view for administrators

    Comprehensive reporting by classroom, instructor, school, and district.

    Report
  • Flexible Evaluations

    The Evaluation tool adapts to support your unique method of educator evaluation.

    Rubric-agnostic

    The platform configures to support your specific framework, rubrics, competency models, and complex scoring requirements.

    Scalable system

    The Observation & Evaluation solution can scale to meet the needs of your school district, regardless of size or the level of complexity.

    Seamless integration

    Observation & Evaluation connects with most third-party systems, so you can see all your data together in one place.

    Flexible
  • Integrated Evaluations

    Combine performance management with professional growth resources.

    Action-driving

    Evidence collected during the evaluation process drives customized learning plans.

    Easily navigable

    Embedded professional development learning library allows for seamless transition to next steps.

    Multi-measure

    Full, multi-measure system allows educators to deep dive into measures including observations, professional development goals, student growth data, parental satisfaction surveys, etc.

    Integrated
  • Streamlined Evaluations

    A simplified evaluation process reduces redundancy and saves time for educators and administrators.

    At-a-glance insights

    Discover simplicity in managing the evaluation process by bringing together all educator data into a single platform.

    Efficient resource planning

    Create an environment where evaluation planning and reporting are a seamless part of your routine.

Benefits

Administrators

  • Design observation form templates, complete with ratings, scales, and scoring capabilities.
  • Create observation workflows using the self-service observation designer tool.
  • Recommend or require professional development based upon observed areas of need.
  • Gain at-a-glance status updates and teacher ratings with Observation Dashboards

Evaluators

  • Focus on evaluations for all employees, both certified and classified staff.
  • Capture evidence using online and offline observation tools.
  • Manage peer review programs.
  • Integrate seamlessly with other data systems to bring value-added scores directly into the evaluation process.

Observers

  • Quick access to a teacher’s observation history, upcoming observation events, or start a new session with a single click.
  • Swift, focused note-taking and evidence collection with timestamps, auto-saving and data export options for offline sharing.
  • Share notes, ratings, and evidence with participants, all at once or separately.
  • Track the full observation with intelligent timekeeping.
  • Import offline scripts from Word or a text editor and easily drag and drop imported text into evidence fields

Educators

  • Deliver surveys to students, parents, or staff with anonymity.
  • Ensure accuracy of student learning objective (SLO) management and calculations.
  • Create personalized learning plans focused on professional growth

What Educators Want with Observation

20%

Of teachers do not believe there is adequate support for receiving feedback on their professional learning needs.

25%

Teachers feel that their schools aren’t doing enough to leverage feedback from observations and evaluations to inform professional learning.

43%

Of the instruction-related time principals spend is used conducting classroom observations.


What Educators Want with Evaluation

75%

Teachers who say that their school does not use the results from evaluations to personalize professional learning

50%

Percentage of teachers that want clear measures of success identified within their evaluation program

25%

Of principals say that their evaluation process is still paper-based