Peer Review-Dallas RDSPD

Dallas RDSPD- Tina Vaguine - December 3rd-6th

Dallas RDSPD Peer Review- December 3-6, 2019

Here are the members of your Peer Review Team for the Dallas RDSPD.

Your Peer Review Team Members are:

Team Lead: Julie Johnston, Retired Coordinator

Capital Area RDSPD

Team Member 1: Marina McCormick, Coordinator

Region 4 RDSPD

Team Member 2: Lora Ouren, Supervisor

Brazos Valley RDSPD

Team Member 3: Liza Lara, Supervisor


Team Member 4: Erin Hudson, Secondary Coordinator

Capital Area RDSPD

Team Member 5: Bailey Gates, Program Manager, Auditory and Visual Impairments

Region 4

Please find the attached paperwork to complete the Peer Review for Dallas RDSPD. You will find information about your hotel and schedule, as well as maps to the different school locations.

Schedule Conflicts and Cancellations

If you find that you cannot participate in your scheduled review please notify Angela Belding as soon as possible so that a replacement can be found. 817-454-4361

Please review this information in preparation for your Peer Review visit.

Know that you can contact Angela Belding at any time with questions and/or clarification.

Website for Dallas RDSPD

Providing family support and educating DHH students through a full continuum of services in a learning environment that addresses their communication modality, language devel., and self-advocacy skills that will positively impact students’ future.

General Peer Review Information

Dallas RDSPD


Tina Vaguine, RDSPD Manager


Schedule for Dallas RDSPD Peer Review

December 2nd - Travel Day

December 3rd - Day 2 Interviews and Observations

December 4th - Day 3 Interviews and Observations

December 5th - Day 4 Interviews and Observations

December 6th - Day 5 (Review of Report/Exit Meeting)

Dallas RDSPD Peer Review Schedule

Click the button above to access each team members schedule on each day of the peer review.

Purpose of Peer Review - Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf

The peer review process is intended to provide specific information to programs serving student who are deaf or hard of hearing in order to assist with continuous improvement efforts. The areas of focus are aligned with the National Agenda for Deaf Education and the Texas State Performance Plan.

Before the Review

Julie Johnston, Team Leader should contact you a few weeks before the review to exchange cell phone numbers. (The team typically meets at the hotel on Monday evening for dinner.)


Below you will find attachments for Region 11 to reimburse you for hotel, mileage, and meals at the state rate. Receipts are required for hotel and meals.

If you plan to fly, contact Region 11 for procedures to prepay your flight.

Angela Belding, the Peer Review Facilitator has made your hotel reservation. When you arrive at the hotel, you will put the room under your name and credit card.

If you need a letter requesting your participation to submit to your district for approval to travel, contact - Angela Belding.

During the Review

During the Review

Interviews and observations are conducted on Days One, Two, and Three, with the exit meeting on the morning of Day Four.

Julie Johnston, team leader will have copies of the interview questions and observation sheets for you to use.

On the final day, the team will meet with the RDSPD and district staff to review the draft report. This meeting usually ends by 11 a.m. to allow for travel back home in the afternoon.

Dallas RDSPD Completed Peer Review Documentation

Peer Review Hotel-Hilton Home2 Suites/Dallas North Park

Monday, Dec. 2nd, 4pm to Friday, Dec. 6th, 12pm

Hilton Home2 Suites/Dallas North Park 8180 Midtown Blvd Dallas, TX 75231, US Phone: +1-469-232-935

This is the hotel in which the Peer Review Team will stay.

Hotel for Dallas RDSPD Peer Review

Hotel Rooms have been reserved at the hotel below in

Angela Belding’s name.

When you check in please put the room under your name and credit card number.

Hilton Home2 Suites/Dallas North Park

8180 Midtown Blvd

Dallas, TX 75231, US

Phone: +1-469-232-9351

Check in Monday, December 2, 2019

Check-out Thursday, Friday, December 6, 2019

Confirmation Numbers (All reservations are under Angela Belding's name. You are registered as a guest in that room.)

Please change the room to your name and credit card upon arrival.

Julie Johnston

Confirmation #81567710

Marina McCormick

Confirmation #86812478

Lora Ouren

Confirmation #81567710

Liza Lara

Confirmation #83405662

Bailey Gates

Confirmation #86812478

Erin Hudson

Confirmation #88349216

Directions-Hillton Home2 Dallas/North Park

Click here to get directions from your hotel to the Dallas ISD for both December 3rd and again on December 6th.

Peer Review Documents

Phase 1 RDSPD Peer Review

In Phase 1, programs will engage in a reflective component by collecting requested documentation and completing surveys prior to the actual peer review.

Phase 2 RDSPD Peer Review - Interviews

Phase II includes classroom observations, staff interviews, and RDSPD Admin interviews. The goal in Phase II is to collect objective and observable data to add to the documentation gathered in Phase I.

Phase 2 Peer Review - Observation Forms

The forms necessary to document observations are found here.

Phase 3 RDSPD Peer Review Rubrics

Phase III-This report will promote continuous improvement by identifying strengths, providing discussion points and highlighting considerations in seven program areas