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New Mexico Implementation

Chimney Rock in New Mexico

Empirical Education and the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) are entering into their fourth year of collaboration using Observation Engine to increase educator effectiveness by improving understanding of the NMTEACH observation protocol and inter-rater reliability amongst observers using it.

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Uses 20 New Content Suite Videos

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In June 2015, Pittsburgh Public Schools began using Observation Engine for calibration and training their teacher evaluators. They were one of our first clients to use the Content Suite to calibrate and certify classroom observers. The Content Suite contains a

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Arkansas Implements Observation Engine Statewide

teacher evaluators using Observation Engine

BloomBoard’s observation tool, EdReflect, has been used across the state of Arkansas since fall 2014. Last year the Arkansas Department of Education piloted Observation Engine, an online observation training and calibration tool from Empirical Education Inc., in four districts under

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North Carolina Improves Calibration of their Evaluators with Observation Engine

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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is using Observation Engine™ to improve the calibration of their teacher evaluators.  And it works!   In the pilot of their Observation Calibration Training (OCT) resources during the 2014–15 school year, NCDPI worked with

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