Used to be in my district that tenured had one scheduled observation per year, non tenured had 3-4. Our state is now requiring new eval systems. Some have signed on to Marzano, Danielson, etc. we are doing Marshall...ten ten-minute observations, drop in, per teacher. I've been observed twice already...so ar, so good...gotta say, I do think unannounced minis paint a more realistic 'snapshot' of a classroom and teacher practices than a once a year dog and pony show...that plus my P does a non-observation swing thru most as anyway so it's comfortable, I feel like he understands who I am as a teacher and that my observations won't be 'gotcha' situations. 8 more to go... Any changes in observations/eval for you?