ED311 & TASB HR Services presents

Effective Documentation of Teachers

Utilizes the bestselling Texas Documentation Handbook

If it’s not written down, it didn’t happen. An effective documentation process is crucial for improving employee performance and making informed personnel decisions. This interactive workshop will guide participants through the ED311 Texas Documentation Handbook: Appraisal, Nonrenewal, Termination. The training will focus on developing documentation to support appraisal, nonrenewal, and termination decisions.

A wide range of topics

For HR Administrators, Principals, Assistant Principals, Teacher Appraisers

  • Legal framework for documentation
  • Principles of effective documentation
  • Addressing marginally effective performance
  • Documenting instruction
  • Writing and monitoring intervention plans

Meet TASB’s HR Services presenters

Cheryl Hoover

HR Consultant

Cheryl Hoover joined HR Services in 2018. She assists with staffing and HR reviews, training, and other HR projects. During Cheryl’s extensive public school career, she served as an executive director of curriculum and principal leadership, executive director of human resources, principal, assistant principal, teacher, and coach. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin while playing on the women’s basketball team and obtained her master’s degree from Texas State University. Cheryl is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

Jennifer Barton

HR & Compensation Consultant

Jennifer Barton joined HR Services in 2018. Jennifer assists with compensation plan development, training, and other HR projects. Prior to joining TASB, Jennifer served for 19 years in Texas public schools as principal, assistant principal, teacher, and coach. She grew up in San Antonio and attended North East ISD schools. Jennifer earned master’s degrees in education and educational leadership from The University of Texas at Austin and Lamar University, and she also holds a Texas superintendent certificate.

Karen Dooley

Senior HR Consultant

Karen Dooley joined HR Services in 2016. Karen assists with staffing and HR reviews, training, and other HR projects. She is a seasoned administrator with more than 17 years of HR experience in central Texas districts as a coordinator, director, and assistant superintendent. She also worked as an assistant principal, counselor, and teacher, and holds a superintendent certificate. Karen received her master’s degree from Prairie View A&M University and her bachelor’s degree from Texas State University. She served on school performance HR review teams beginning in 2002 in Texas and Oklahoma prior to joining TASB HR Services.

Shannon Burns


Shannon joined HR Services in August of 2023 as an HR Consultant. She has 22 years of experience in public school districts serving as an executive director of human resources, special programs coordinator, campus administrator, and teacher. She earned her master’s degree from Texas A&M in Kingsville and her Superintendent Certification from the University of Texas at Tyler. She is passionate about public education and is excited to serve and support district leaders throughout Texas.

Texas Documentation Handbook, 6th Edition

This easy-to-read desktop handbook focuses on how to go about documenting the performance of both professional and auxiliary employees effectively in and out of the classroom.  Whether your goal is to help employees improve or prepare for a negative employment decision, you will find this handbook a valuable guide.  Its six chapters and appendices are filled with information and numerous illustrations. Thanks to minor updates along the way, the Sixth Edition remains current with Texas appraisal and employment law.

When booking your training, you can opt to include documentation handbooks at $45/participant – a 15% discount off the list price!

The latest edition accommodates recent developments affecting employment decision making including the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS).

Customize an on-site, in-district professional development day

Virtual trainings that you can use to train your whole campus or district are available and pricing is based on the size of your district. Discounts available for multi-day trainings

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