Distinguished Teacher Review (DTR)

  • Through the Distinguished Teacher Review Process, Dallas ISD recognizes teachers who demonstrate leadership, pursue learning opportunities, contribute to the profession of education, and promote academic excellence. Distinguished teachers earn an effectiveness level of Proficient II or higher. These teachers achieve high scores in the three components of TEI – teacher performance, student achievement, and student experience surveys (if applicable).

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    Round 1: For Teachers with 2021-2022 TEI Data

    Friday, September 23 – 2022-2023 TEI Scorecards are released
    Thursday, September 29 – DTR Application Opens for Round 1
    Friday, October 28 —DTR Application Closes for Round 1 at noon

    Round 2: For Teachers without 2021-2022 TEI Data or new teachers to Dallas ISD

    Thursday, November 7 —DTR Opt-In Task Opens for Round 2
    Thursday, November 18 —DTR Opt-In Task Closes for Round 2
    Thursday, February 2 —DTR Application Opens for Round 2
    Friday, March 3 —DTR Applications Closes for Round 2 at noon

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  • TEI DTR Workshops

    TEI will host two versions of the virtual DTR Application Workshops: 

    The DTR Application Informational Workshop  (Register Here)

    The DTR Application Informational Workshop will provide an in-depth overview of the Distinguished Teacher Review Process and provide an overview of the 2022-23 DTR Rubric. It is intended for first time applicants, or teachers wanting to learn more about the DTR Process.

    The DTR Application Writing Workshops (Register Here)

    The DTR Application Writing Workshop will provide an in-depth review of the 2022-23 DTR Rubric and provide teachers with an opportunity to begin a draft of their DTR Application. It is intended for returning applicants, or teachers with an understanding of the DTR Process who are ready to begin the writing process.

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  • DTR Ambassador Workshops

    DTR Ambassador-led sessions will focus on an in-depth understanding of the DTR domains using the 2022-23 DTR Rubric. (Register Here)