Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES) is a common evaluation system designed for
building teacher effectiveness and ensuring consistency and comparability throughout the
Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES) consists of three components which
provide multiple sources of data. Beginning in school year 2016-2017, the three
components are Teacher Assessment on Performance Standards (TAPS),
Professional Growth and Student Growth. The overarching goal of TKES is to
support continuous growth and development of each teacher.