Portfolio Resources

Click the links below to view or download general and content-specific resources for educators using the student growth portfolio models.

Portfolio Peer Reviewer Application and Guidelines

Peer reviewers are an integral part of the portfolio process; they are content specialists who score collections of student work within their content area that result in portfolio growth scores. Click here to see the selection criteria: Peer Reviewer Selection Criteria. To apply to be a peer reviewer for the 2016-17 school year, click here to access the application. All applications must be submitted by 11:45 p.m. CST on Feb. 16, 2017.

General Resources for Student Growth Portfolio Models

Fine Arts

First Grade

Physical Education


World Languages

 Additional Resources

  • Administrator Guidance for Portfolios
    • If you are an administrator with educators in your building developing portfolios, please review this document for ideas on supporting teachers as they complete the portfolio process.
  • Crosswalk Between TEAM Evaluation System & Portfolio Student Growth Assessment
    • This tool identifies the connections between the best practices supported by both the TEAM rubric and portfolio growth models, developed by practitioners in the field.
  • The Circle of Experts, based on a Socratic Seminar, is an effective way to facilitate conversations between educators, allowing them to share ideas, experiences, and best practices. This process is designed to be used with the portfolio growth models, but can be adapted for any type of feedback session.