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Moses Lake School District



A Systems Approach

A Systems Approach



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    Moses Lake School District Moses Lake School District Presentation Transcript

    • Moses Lake School DistrictSystem-Wide Support2010-2011
      October 14, 2010
      Linda McKay, Executive Director
      Michelle Price, Superintendent
    • “Everything we do,
      every activity we create,
      every relationship we build,
      every network we support, is aimed
      at improving the capacity of schools
      to provide a quality education to children.”
      Phillip Schlechty
    • Moses Lake School District2009-2011 Goals
      Goal #1 Clear and Shared Focus
      Board policies articulate equity in student learning
      Strategic plan and district improvement plan are data driven
      Hiring and mentoring processes build commitment to focus and vision
    • Our task is…
      To provide an education for
      For the kind of kids we have.
      The kind we used to have,
      OR want to have,
      OR the kids that exist in our dreams.
    •  Goal #2 High Standards and Expectations for All Students
      Staff believe that ALL of our students will learn at high levels
      Attributes of powerful teaching and learning are identified; expectations of instruction that engages students are communicated
      Review K-12 student attendance policy; improve K-12 attendance
      Moses Lake School District2009- 2011Goals
    • The prime function of a leader is to keep the hope alive.
      John W. Gardner
      Treat people as if they were what they OUGHT to be, and help them become what they are capable of being.
    • Moses Lake School District2009- 2011 Goals
      Goal #3 Effective Leadership
      District leaders are involved in improvement of instruction, are highly visible in schools, and educate and engage the school board on powerful instruction
      Administrators are knowledgeable regarding data analysis and implement a data-based inquiry process at their sites
      Teacher leaders are empowered and supported
    • Moses Lake School District2009- 2011 Goals
      Goal #4 High Levels of Communication and Collaboration
      Communication and collaboration are valued and embedded in professional development
      District creates collaborative systems and communication and trust between staff, parents, and community with focus on improvement of instruction and school improvement
      Professional Learning Communities are supported and encouraged
    • Kindergarten Team
    • Moses Lake School District2009- 2011 Goals
      Goal #5 Alignment of Curriculum. Instruction, and Assessment with Standards
      Integrate instructional technology for the purpose of improving student achievement
      District collaborates with teachers to develop and implement a comprehensive, aligned system of curriculum, instruction, and assessment tied to state learning goals. Reading, writing, math, and science will continue to be worked while Social Studies is reviewed
      Format of classroom-based assessments to match new state assessment: Measure of Student Progress and High School Proficiency Exam
      Schools plan and implement individually appropriate instruction using a variety of resources
    • Moses Lake School District2009- 2011 Goals
      Goal #6 Frequent Monitoring of Teaching and Learning
      Response to Intervention implementation at each school
      90% of students meeting State Standards at grades tested
      90% of students meeting standard on DIBELS by end of K, 1, and 2
      Decrease the dropout rate from the state determined 8.3% to less than 5%
      The class of 2013 began with 560 freshmen; the graduating class of 2013 should be 560.
      Solicit student feedback on their learning experience in the MLSD
    • Moses Lake School District2009- 2011 Goals
      Goal #7 Focused Professional Development
      Collaboration and communication are embedded in professional development
      Professional development focuses on content knowledge, skills for classroom practice, and follow-up for application and implementation
      Professional development is designed based on data and builds capacity for all staff members
    • Science teacher collaboration
      One teacher won’t have the answers for EVERY student in the building; however, a group of teachers will.
    • G.L.A.D.
    • Moses Lake School District2009- 2011 Goals
      Goal #8 Supportive Learning Environment
      • Increase culturally responsive educational practices
      • Student work and classroom activities reflect high levels of relevant instruction
      • School and district discipline procedures are collaboratively developed and research-based
      • Positive behavior intervention supports will be supported and encouraged
      • Provide ongoing recognition for student academics, attendance, and behavior
      • Improve comprehensive counseling and safety/security programs
      • Maintain, improve, and add facilities to meet student needs
      • Improve access to career and technical education programs for students
      • Maintain current technology
    • It’s not how much you do,
      but how much love you
      put in to what you are doing.
      Mother Theresa
    • Moses Lake School District2009- 2011 Goals
      Goal #9 High levels of parent and community involvement
      Participation by families & community in the school improvement process
      Perception data from students collected annually
      Increase communications with community
      Out reach strategies improve parent and community involvement for all segments of population including special ed, ELL, racial/ethnic, and economically disadvantaged
    • Community Forum
    • MLSD Enrollment
      98 - 99
      97 – 98
    • Sage Point Elementary School
    • Chief Moses Middle School (new gym)
    • Lion’s Field Improvements
    • MLSD Accomplishments
      • Good Long Range Facility Plan
      • Excellent New Facilities
      • Improved Instructional Technology
      • Improvement in Student Achievement/WASL Scores
      • Success in Athletics
      • Passage of Replacement M&O Levy
      • No RIF of teachers for 2009-10
      • Continuation of three major grants
      • Excellent support staff, administrators, and teachers
    • Closing thoughts…
      Video Clip