Application Of STaR Chart On NM Schools
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An introduction to the challenges faced by New Mexico schools and a recommendation to adopt and adapt Texas standards

An introduction to the challenges faced by New Mexico schools and a recommendation to adopt and adapt Texas standards

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  • Objective:Introduction to Texas STaR chart. Define STaR acronym. Links to Long Range Plan and STaR chart.

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  • 1. New Mexico Education:Our Children's Future
  • 2. Agenda
    State of the State of NM- A need for Change
    Goals for New Mexico Schools
    Recommendation
    Introduction to Texas STaR chart
    Campus chart
    Teacher Chart
    Purpose for STaR chart
    Sample blank STaR chart
    STaR chart from Texas School
    Conclusion
  • 3. New Mexico is ranked 46th in the nation in category of K-12 achievement
    New Mexico is ranked 51st in the in the category of
    “Chance for Success”
    Source:
    Secretary of Educations 2009 Overview of Education in New Mexico
  • 4. New Mexico Public Education Department
    The Mission is to provide leadership, technical assistance and quality assurance to improve student performance and close the achievement gap
    The Vision is to develop a world-class educational system in which all New Mexico students are prepared to succeed in a diverse and increasingly complex world
  • 5. In order to achieve these goals
    something
    has to change.
    We owe it to our children.
  • 6. Recommendation
    Adopt and Adapt the Texas STaR chart
    School
    Texas Star Chart
    Technology
    and
    Readiness
    A Teacher Tool for Planning and Self-Assessing aligned with the  Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020.
    Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology
  • 7. Texas STaR Charts
    Campus STaR Chart:
    A Tool designed for planning,
    Budgeting for resources,
    Evaluating progress of local technology projects
    Teacher STaR chart
    Determines progress being made towards achieving Texas Long-Range Plans
    Gauges teachers progress in technology integration
  • 8. Using the STaR chart
    The STaR chart organizes data from schools by category to determine the strengths and weaknesses of a school site.
    Subcategories are divided into four key areas
    Teaching and Learning
    Educator Preparedness
    Administration and Support
    Infrastructure
  • 9. Introduction of STaR Chart standards
    The STaR chart standards focus on four specific areas of concern:
    Teaching and Learning
    Educator Preparation and Development
    Leadership Administration and Instructional Support
    Infrastructure for Technology
  • 10. Sample STaR chart
    Key area I: Teaching and learning
    Key area II: Educator Preparedness and Development
    Key area III: Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
    Key area IV: Infrastructure for Technology
  • 11. Example of STaR chart:
    Samuel W. Houston Elementary School
    This K-4school site scored
    ADVANCED TECH
    in three out of four
    categories.
    This school is held accountable and therefore these students have a high
    “Chance for Success”
    Huntsville, Tx Star Chart
  • 12. In Conclusion
    Changes need to be made to NM School system
    The STaR chart in combination with the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology has been proven effective.
    We owe it to the children of New Mexico, to make the change.
  • 13. Sources
    Huntsville ISD Star Chart
    New Mexico Public Education Department
    Samuel W. Houston Elementary School
    Star
    Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology