Sep 10: With the start of a new school year, teachers and administrators are gearing up for the full implementation of a new performance appraisal system, designed by a broad group of individuals from all regions of Massachusetts. The group included teachers, parents, union representatives, school committee members, business people, and citizens. What the Massachusetts Educator Evaluation System promises is a collegial and continuous means of reflecting upon and improving the practice of all educators. The Belmont Publlic Schools in agreement with the Belmont Education Association adopted the new system with but a few tweaks for the first year. This month educators are writing goals and plans for the year. The Superintendent will be undergoing a public review of his performance during the September and October school committee meetings, a review in accord with the new system.