Data/Instructional Performance

501 Manhattan Blvd.
Harvey, LA 70058

This page houses all information related to the performance management process for instructional employees for the 2017-2018 school year.


Compass Information System (CIS)
The Compass Information System is the online portal where evaluation information for instructional employees is stored, and where these employees enter SLTs. The system is accessed at the following link: 
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Goal-Setting Training Documents
LDE 2017-2018 Educator Resource Guide

Who is Evaluated in Compass?
Reference the following chart to ensure you evaluate all employees at your school according to the correct guidance:
Position Evaluation Chart

JPPSS Compass Timelines & Information:
2017-2018 COMPASS Timelines Evaluators – ADDED 8/08/17
2017-2018 COMPASS Timelines Employees – ADDED 8/08/17

Timelines for TAP Schools (Region I ONLY)
2017-2018 TAP Timelines Evaluators – ADDED 8/08/17
2017-2018 TAP Timeline Employees – ADDED 8/08/17

Observation Rubrics and Resources:
Compass Teacher Rubric
Compass Leader Rubric
Compass Counselor Rubric
Compass Librarian Rubric

Librarian Observation Template

Resource for Evaluators of Teachers of Students with Significant Disabilities

Professional Growth Plan (PGP) Resources:
PGP Guide 2017-2018 – ADDED 8/08/17

Accessing Prior Year Compass Information in CIS:
Accessing Prior Year Compass Information



Notes for Accessing SLT Guides:

  1. Use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome internet browsers to download the calculators.
  2. If prompted, click “Continue” or “Enable Content” in Excel to edit the calculator.
  3. To print the entire document, select File and Print. Under the Settings heading, click “Print Active Sheets” and change that selection to “Print Entire Workbook.”

SLT Guides: 

Pre-K Guidance
Pre-K Special Education Guidance

K-2 ELA Guidance
3rd Grade ELA Guidance – Updated 8/30/17
4-8 ELA Guidance
Advanced ELA LEAP Guidance

K-2 MATH Guidance
3rd Grade Math Guidance  -Updated 8/30/17
4-8 Math Guidance
Advanced MATH LEAP Guidance

3-8 Science Guidance

Social Studies:
3rd Grade Social Studies
4-8 Social Studies Guidance

Algebra I:
Algebra I Guidance – Updated 8/30/17

Geometry Guidance

US History:
US History Guidance

Biology Guidance

English I:
English I Guidance – Updated 8/30/17

English II:
English II Guidance

English III:
English III Guidance

11th Grade Math:
11th Grade Math

11th Grade Science:
11th Grade Science

AP/IB Tests:
AP & IB Assessments Guidance

READ 180:
READ 180 Guidance

Teacher-Created Assessments for all other grades/subjects (including Foreign Language, Librarians, IBC):
Teacher Created Assessment Guidance

Health/Physical Education:
Health & PE Guidance

English as a Second Language (ESL):
ESL Guidance – Updated 8/30/17

Special Education:
Special Education UNIQUE Guidance

Librarian SLT Guidance and Calculator

Late Hire Guidance:
Late Hire Guidance K-8
Late Hire SLT Guidance – High Schools

Late Hire Calculators:
K-8 Late Hire Calculator A  – (Oct. 2 – Nov. 20)
K-8 Late Hire Calculator B – (Nov. 27 – Feb. 9)
High School Late Hire Calculator A – (Oct. 2 – Nov. 20)
High School Late Hire Calculator B – (Nov. 27 – Feb. 9)


Evaluator Guide – SLTs 17-18 – ADDED 8/08/17

SLT Checklists
SLT Acceptance Checklist – UPDATED 10/10/17
Quality Assessment Checklist – ADDED 8/08/17


Reporting SLT Results in CIS
Converting Class to Compass
Checklist for Completing the 17-18 Compass Process
Directions for Completing 4th-8th ELA, Math, Social Studies Teachers’ Evaluations

Exclusion from Results Form
Baseline Amendment Form(Please read the form to determine if your SLT meets the criteria before completing)


If you have Instructional Performance/Compass/CIS questions, please reach out to the following Compass Contacts:

Karen’s Region: Tanya Dix,, 349-8935
Darvell’s Region: Maria Held,, 349-7854
Peggy’s Region: Marian Althage,, 349-7845

*Viola’s Region is divided between the three contacts listed above. See the Region 3 Compass Contact List for your school’s contact.

Contact Us

Name Title Email
Althage, Marian Data/Instructional Performance Management Coordinator
Dix, Tanya Data/Instructional Performance Management Coordinator
Held, Maria Data/Instructional Performance Management Coordinator