2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-6-101.11. Copy of evaluation to person evaluated - Disclosure at hearings - Confidentiality.
Whenever any evaluation is made of a teacher or administrator, a true copy of the evaluation shall be presented to the person evaluated, who shall acknowledge the written evaluation by signing the original. Within two (2) weeks after the evaluation, the person evaluated may respond and said response shall be made part of the record. Except by order of a court of competent jurisdiction, evaluation documents and the responses thereto shall be available only to the evaluated person, the board of education, the administrative staff making the evaluation, the board and administrative staff of any school to which such evaluated person applies for employment and such other persons as are specified by the teacher in writing and shall be subject to disclosure at any hearing involving a teacher or administrator's dismissal or nonrenewal from employment. Data collected pursuant to Section 6-101.10 shall be available to authorized representatives of the State Department of Education and its contracting designees who must be contractually bound to the Department to maintain confidentiality of all information received from the Department when such evaluation data is used by the Department for data collection/analysis purposes under the Oklahoma Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Evaluation System, and such other persons as are specified by the teacher in writing and shall be subject to disclosure at any hearing involving a teacher or administrator's dismissal or nonrenewal from employment.
Added by Laws 1977, c. 262, § 3, emerg. eff. June 17, 1977. Amended by Laws 1989, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 72, operative July 1, 1990. Renumbered from Title 70, § 6-102.3 by Laws 1989, 1st Ex.Sess, c. 2, § 117, operative July 1, 1990. Amended by Laws 2014, c. 331, § 2, eff. July 1, 2014.