As December nears, it is time to start your Performance Management Appraisal Program (PMAP) self-assessment per Article 30, Section 12, of the CBA. This is an employee right that NTEU negotiated for your benefit and that management will not ask you for. It is different than an accomplishment report because it empowers you to rate your own performance for the rating period, the calendar year.
This Thursday, November 30, 2017, I will show you how to prepare your PMAP self-assessment and answer your questions on this subject from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Central (11:00 to 11:30 a.m. Mountain) via WebEx and teleconference. All bargaining unit employees are welcome to attend. I am sending the WebEx/teleconference connection information to each active member. If you are not a member and would like to attend this lunch-and-learn, please contact me to request the connection information.
Per Section 12, “During the final thirty (30) days of an employee’s annual appraisal period (or as otherwise agreed upon), the employee may prepare a written self-assessment.”
Section 12 also states, “An employee who prepares such assessment shall be granted a reasonable amount of administrative time, not to exceed four (4) hours to do so, and shall submit that self-assessment to his or her immediate supervisor by no later than the last workday of his or her annual appraisal cycle.” Our annual appraisal period is the calendar year, so you can do this during the month of December.
You may wonder, why a PMAP self-assessment? Well, the self-assessment gives you an opportunity to voice your opinion of your performance during the year and the rating you believe you deserve. And submitting it to your immediate supervisor will show him or her your rating expectations and rationale. This will help your supervisor rate you more fairly. Your self-assessment and supporting documentation can also help you in a potential dispute over your final PMAP score.
I hope you join us.