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Peer Assistance and Review (PAR)



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Curriculum: Teacher Development

Department Address 
1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810

Department Phone 
(562) 997-8083

 Peer Assistance and Review - Administration

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Ryan Ung (562) 997-8083 PAR Coordinator

   Peer Assistance and Review - Staff

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Vacant (562) 997-8105 Office Staff Secretary


Peer Assistance and Review Overview

Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) is a teacher support program that allows a highly effective teacher to support a peer demonstrating less than satisfactory performance, to become proficient in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession. PAR incorporates important principles such as: collaborative lesson planning, sharing instructional strategies and pedagogical content knowledge, reviewing best practices with classroom management techniques, coaching consultations with problem of practice, and ample opportunities to observe peers. A Participating Teacher is a teacher who has achieved permanent status and who, as a result of either an interim or a final evaluation in which one or more ratings of unsatisfactory or multiple developing have been earned, demonstrates a need for assistance to improve his/her competencies in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.  This assistance and support shall be designed to strengthen the Participating Teacher’s instructional skills, classroom management, knowledge of subject matter, and other aspects of his/her teaching performance aligned to the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.

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Upcoming PAR Panel Meetings

September 14, 2022

October 12, 2022

November 16, 2022

December 14, 2022

January 8, 2023

February 22, 2023

March 22, 2023

April 19, 2023

May 17, 2023

June 7, 2023