The purpose of the Teacher Intern Assessment Instrument (TIAI) is to provide a comprehensive assessment of the teaching practices of teacher interns. Classroom mentor teachers and university supervisors use the TIAI to conduct a formative assessment and a summative assessment of each teacher intern during each teaching internship field placement.
The TIAI indicators are aligned to InTASC Standards, CAEP Standards, and the Mississippi Educator Performance Growth System/Teacher Growth Rubric (TGR).
The TIAI consists of 25 indicators with individualized rubrics for each indicator. The 25 TIAI indicators are incorporated into five domains: Domain I - Planning and Preparation; Domain II - Assessment; Domain III - Instruction; Domain IV - Learning Environment; and Domain V- Professional Responsibilities. Data are program areas are as follows: