Onalaska High School   Response to Intervention delivered    thru Professional Learning    Communities
Timeline   1997-07    – School Improvement?    – School Goals   2007-08    – Coordinated School Improvement    – REACh  ...
   2008-09    – REACh    – PLC’s          Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals   2009-10    – Outcomes, Assessment, Accou...
Transitioning our Culture   Mission – Learning for ALL   Vision – We do whatever it takes   Values: Commitments – Devel...
Caution – Thisis a journey, nota finishedproduct.
Professional LearningCommunities   Four Big Questions      1) What do you expect students to learn?      2) How will you ...
PLC’s continued   Curriculum and Communication    – Scope and Sequence – Changes in Math, Social Studies and      English...
Tier One   School Improvement Team – focus change   Report Card versus Deficiency Report   Schedule Changes    –   Redu...
Tier One – Continued   Privilege System   Closed campus for freshmen   Technology Differentiation   STAR Conferences –...
Collaboration looks like…            A group of people working            interdependently to achieve            a common ...
Collaboration Schedule   EXAMPLE of Collaboration Schedule    – 2010-11 School Year    – Includes collaboration dates for...
Collaboration Plans   Initially developed by School    Improvement Team and    Administration in 2008-09   By November o...
Initial Collaboration   Examples of building provided agenda    – Initially needed to work through:           Norms     ...
Improved Collaboration   Paradigm shift from department head    to collaboration leader   “Herd instinct” – some feel ne...
   Example of Science    – 10 minutes for Physical Science    – 10 minutes for Biology
Challenge of departments    teaching singletons-   International Language Department     - Different Languages, different ...
Professional Development   Shift from speakers to team work time   Tier 1, 2, and 3 activities    EXAMPLES    – Transit...
October 27, 2010
OHS Tier 2 Interventions   Intervention Manual   Content Study Halls   Reading Class    – Started as a freshmen course,...
OHS Tier ThreeInterventions   Intervention Conferences   Targeted Literacy – Reading Class   Odyssey   Peer Tutoring ...
Team Approach to Problem Solving                       (TAPS)   Meets every Thursday for one hour   School Counselors, A...
Intervention ConferenceOutline   Traditionally used a CARE conference    – Problems with   Flow chart of expected steps ...
Intervention Conference-   Organized and led by guidance counselor    - Invite teachers, associate principal, and      som...
Privilege List   Developed by SIC team   Focus on keeping the student in the    classroom    – Example of student in lib...
Structured Study Halls   EXAMPLE of Structured Study Hall    Guidelines   CELEBRATION of new lists   Step approach betw...
Assessment Plans   Focus on Learning rather than    teaching   Future emphasis on being “tight” with    assessments, “lo...
Odyssey   Targeted Math Intervention    – ID of Freshmen and Sophomores 2 Grade      Levels Below    – Sale of program to...
Other Interventions   Freddy 14 and Passing Time   Credit Recovery and OASIS   Required Resource on ELD’s   Profession...
What needs improving   Communication among grade-level    teachers   PLC Sustainability   Consistency in grading polici...
THANK YOU   Peter Woerpel – High School Principal    – 608-783-4561, extension 5007    – woepe@mail.onalaska.k12.wi.us  ...
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Response to Intervention (RtI): Onalaska, Wis., High School

  1. 1. Onalaska High School Response to Intervention delivered thru Professional Learning Communities
  2. 2. Timeline 1997-07 – School Improvement? – School Goals 2007-08 – Coordinated School Improvement – REACh – School Goals
  3. 3.  2008-09 – REACh – PLC’s  Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals 2009-10 – Outcomes, Assessment, Accountability, Sustainability – REACh – PLC’s 2010-11 – PLC’s – Sustainability – No REACh
  4. 4. Transitioning our Culture Mission – Learning for ALL Vision – We do whatever it takes Values: Commitments – Developing and Maintaining PLCs to ensure learning for all – Focus on Learning – Utilize Best Practice – Learning by Doing – Strive for Continuous Improvement
  5. 5. Caution – Thisis a journey, nota finishedproduct.
  6. 6. Professional LearningCommunities Four Big Questions 1) What do you expect students to learn? 2) How will you know when they learn it? 3) What will do you do for students that don’t learn it? 4) What will you do with the students that have already learned it?
  7. 7. PLC’s continued Curriculum and Communication – Scope and Sequence – Changes in Math, Social Studies and English – Common Pacing and Assessments Culture of Change – Students and faculty – Mission, vision, values and goals – Emphasis on learning instead of teaching Administrative Review – Learning – Data – Tight versus loose leadership EXAMPLE of REVIEW
  8. 8. Tier One School Improvement Team – focus change Report Card versus Deficiency Report Schedule Changes – Reduced Passing Time – Freddy 14 – 0 and 9th hour – Testing Center – Modified Block  Resource Time
  9. 9. Tier One – Continued Privilege System Closed campus for freshmen Technology Differentiation STAR Conferences – 8th / 11th grades Breakfast Program
  10. 10. Collaboration looks like… A group of people working interdependently to achieve a common goal for which they are mutually accountable.
  11. 11. Collaboration Schedule EXAMPLE of Collaboration Schedule – 2010-11 School Year – Includes collaboration dates for:  Tier One (whole staff)  Tier Two (core teams)  Tier Three (integrated teams)  Department Chair Meetings  School Improvement Committee
  12. 12. Collaboration Plans Initially developed by School Improvement Team and Administration in 2008-09 By November of 2009 Departments asked for autonomy to focus on areas of need Submitted each month prior to collaboration time
  13. 13. Initial Collaboration Examples of building provided agenda – Initially needed to work through:  Norms  SMART Goals  High functioning teams  Group expectations 2nd Agenda – Focus on Formative Assessments – Realization of different starting points  “We can’t use common formative assessments if we aren’t using common learning outcomes.” – EXAMPLE
  14. 14. Improved Collaboration Paradigm shift from department head to collaboration leader “Herd instinct” – some feel need to keep entire department together instead of breaking into teams Administrative Role EXAMPLES
  15. 15.  Example of Science – 10 minutes for Physical Science – 10 minutes for Biology
  16. 16. Challenge of departments teaching singletons- International Language Department - Different Languages, different levels but similar instructional strategies - Leads to discussion regarding best practices and assessment- Business Department - CPA Core Standards - Cross-walk class activities to 21st Century Learning Standards
  17. 17. Professional Development Shift from speakers to team work time Tier 1, 2, and 3 activities EXAMPLES – Transition Point – February 19, 2009 – Transition Point – October 27, 2010
  18. 18. October 27, 2010
  19. 19. OHS Tier 2 Interventions Intervention Manual Content Study Halls Reading Class – Started as a freshmen course, expanded to sophomore section and junior/senior section Double up academic hours Team Teaching – Resource and Regular Ed Teaching Teams Testing Center Transitional Summer School Classes Schedule – Allow for lateral shifts
  20. 20. OHS Tier ThreeInterventions Intervention Conferences Targeted Literacy – Reading Class Odyssey Peer Tutoring CARE Conferences OASIS – Alternative School Summer Credit Recovery
  21. 21. Team Approach to Problem Solving (TAPS) Meets every Thursday for one hour School Counselors, Associate Principal, School Nurses, School Resource Officer, School Psychologist, At-Risk Teacher Formerly spent too much time “admiring the problem” Two lists generated prior to meeting 1) Five minute List – Five minutes or less to ID intervention 2) More than five minutes list – More than five minutes to ID Intervention Expectation of Action
  22. 22. Intervention ConferenceOutline Traditionally used a CARE conference – Problems with Flow chart of expected steps – EXAMPLE
  23. 23. Intervention Conference- Organized and led by guidance counselor - Invite teachers, associate principal, and sometimes school psychologist- 15-20 minutes in length- Share student’s strengths and weaknesses- Follow up provided to each teacher - EXAMPLE
  24. 24. Privilege List Developed by SIC team Focus on keeping the student in the classroom – Example of student in library Focus on the student earning (back) privileges and motivation to monitor progress EXAMPLE
  25. 25. Structured Study Halls EXAMPLE of Structured Study Hall Guidelines CELEBRATION of new lists Step approach between 340 hour, commons, and study hall
  26. 26. Assessment Plans Focus on Learning rather than teaching Future emphasis on being “tight” with assessments, “loose” with teaching strategies – Underutilized during the first year EXAMPLE Example of AA Change to team-based assessment plans
  27. 27. Odyssey Targeted Math Intervention – ID of Freshmen and Sophomores 2 Grade Levels Below – Sale of program to students  Challenge of using study hall time – Development of Privileges to increase student ownership – This year differentiation in targeted classes with technology
  28. 28. Other Interventions Freddy 14 and Passing Time Credit Recovery and OASIS Required Resource on ELD’s Professional Development Opportunities Restructuring of Resource Department LINK Class
  29. 29. What needs improving Communication among grade-level teachers PLC Sustainability Consistency in grading policies Improve Assessment Practices Develop essential learning outcomes for junior and senior level courses
  30. 30. THANK YOU Peter Woerpel – High School Principal – 608-783-4561, extension 5007 – woepe@mail.onalaska.k12.wi.us Jared Schaffner-Associate HS Principal – 608-783-4561, extension 5003 – schja2@mail.onalaska.k12.wi.us

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