Sources of Evidence


The following list contains examples of possible sources of supporting evidence. These items are not required, and you may include items not on this list.

A. Course Content and Instructional Design
  • Course demos
  • Course development/design and evaluation standards/protocols
  • Course syllabus
  • Curriculum development/design and evaluation
  • Teacher expectations, responsibilities, and procedures
  • Supplemental materials selection guidelines
  • Materials supply/distribution protocols
  • Readability instruments and evaluation protocols
B. Student Assessment
  • Course demos
  • Course development/design and evaluation standards/protocols
  • Curriculum development/design standards/protocols
  • Teacher expectations, responsibilities, and procedures
  • Teacher handbook
C. Classroom Management
  • Course and/or program grading policies
  • Student handbook or resources page
  • Academic integrity expectations/classroom expectations
  • Discipline policies and procedures
  • Acceptable Use Policies
  • Course orientation
  • Course syllabus
  • Teacher expectations, responsibilities, and procedures
  • Teacher handbook
  • School-based support person handbook
  • Provider website
D. Course Evaluation and Management
  • Course development/design and evaluation standards/protocols
  • Program/course assessment and performance monitoring procedures
  • Program/course maintenance schedule and procedures
  • Organizational chart with roles and responsibilities
  • Sample course/program evaluations
  • Course/program evaluation results and/or notices of availability
E. Student Support
  • Prerequisite technology skills
  • Course/program description
  • Course syllabus
  • Course development/design and evaluation standards/protocols
  • Teacher expectations, responsibilities, and procedures
  • Monitoring and intervention responsibilities, schedules, and protocols
  • Demo access to monitoring reports and/or tools
  • Provider web site
  • Marketing/descriptive materials aimed at prospective students
  • Student-facing course demos (for prospective students)
  • Access to issue resolution (“ticketing”) systems
  • Issue resolution policies and procedures
  • Complaint tracking protocols
  • Access to student course/program orientation
  • Student handbook
  • Student support protocols
F. School-based Support
  • Teacher expectations, responsibilities, and procedures
  • School-based support person role descriptions and intake processes
  • School-based support communication protocols and sample communications
  • Demo access to support systems
  • School-based support handbook
  • Organizational chart with roles and responsibilities
G. Technology
  • Course demos
  • Course description
  • Course development/design standards/protocols
  • Marketing/descriptive materials aimed at prospective students
  • Provider web site
  • Technology support role descriptions, responsibilities and protocols
  • Access to issue resolution (“ticketing”) systems
  • Technology requirements documentation
  • Demo access to technology support systems
  • Navigation tutorials (video, roadmap, screenshots)
  • Learning management system administrative/teacher tools and features
H. Staff Development and Support
  • Demo access to teacher training platform
  • Teacher training program/outlines
  • Training assessments
  • Staff development materials
  • Teacher expectations, responsibilities, and procedures
  • Teacher job descriptions and hiring protocols
  • Teacher handbook
  • Teacher review process, schedule, components, and protocols
I. Program Management
  • Monitoring protocols and sample monitoring reports
  • Staff role and responsibility descriptions
  • Course development/design and evaluation standards/protocols
  • Enrollment procedures and forms
  • Enrollment system description and sample enrollment communications
  • “Choice” forms, interlocal agreement templates and/or ALE reporting forms
  • Material ordering and dissemination processes
  • Student intake processes
  • Special Education staff responsibilities