Over 100 teachers participated at the conference. Dr. O’Brien talked about 21st Century Learning skills and the 4 C’s. EL students had an opportunity to describe their experiences in the classroom, what helps them learn…
As part of district EL master plan and Dennis Parker recommendations to improve CELDT scores and increase reclassification…
El presentation bm 4.27.13
March 27, 2013 Guadalupe Reyes-CastilloEnglish Language Learner and Migrant Education Director
March 2011-12 R 30 Data 48% (7,349) of all OUHSD students are or were English Learners compared to 38% Ventura County and 43% Statewide 20% (3,043) of the OUHSD EL student population are Newcomers 47% of all OUHSD students identified Spanish as their primary language 28% (4,306) of OUHSD EL students have been Reclassified as Fluent English Proficient With the exception of ACHS, all school sites meet the ‘15% and Above’ Translation Needs
Cohort Outcome Data for the Class of 2010-11 Cohort Cohort Cohort Cohort Special Ed Cohort Still Cohort GED Cohort Cohort Graduation Cohort Dropouts Special Ed Completers Cohort Still Enrolled Cohort GED Completer Program Name Students Graduates Rate Dropouts Rate Completers Rate Enrolled Rate Completer Rate English Learners 1,224 847 69.2 220 18.0 * 0.0 152 12.4 * 0.4Migrant Education 559 406 72.6 90 16.1 * 0.0 62 11.1 * 0.2Special Education 440 268 60.9 76 17.3 * 0.5 93 21.1 * 0.2Socioeconomically 2,520 1,889 75.0 366 14.5 * 0.0 257 10.2 * 0.3 Disadvantaged All Students 3,950 3,121 79.0 501 12.7 * 0.1 313 7.9 13 0.3
Graduation Class 2010-11 90 80 70 60 50 State 2010-11 Grad Rate 40 County 2010-11 Grad Rate 30 OUHSD 2010-11 Grad Rate 20 10 0 English Learners Migrant Education Socioeconomically All Students Disadvantaged State 2010-11 Grad Rate County 2010-11 Grad Rate OUHSD 2010-11 Grad RateEnglish Learners 60.2 64.6 69.2Migrant Education 71.9 70.4 72.6Socioeconomically Disadvantaged 69.9 71 75All Students 76.3 81.6 79
English Learner Annual Conference“Preparing English Learners for the 21st Century Learning” November 1, 2013, Oxnard High School Keynote: Dr. O’Brien
CELDT presentations to English Learners• Improve CELDT scores: a)CELDT training for classroom teachers b) Teachers received CELDT test released questions to practice with students prior to testing day. c) Teachers administered the CELDT to their own students at every school site.• Awards Ceremony for CELDT and reclassification, Pacifica High School.*First year classroom teachers administer CELDT district-wide.
EL StrategiesOral Academic Student Classroom Engagement Interaction Participation Consistent presentations during: • Monthly department chair meetings • Science and math coaches meetings • School site collaboration periods
Dennis Parker Strategies to Increase Student Engagement Every Student, Every Time • Think Pair Share • Thumbs Up, Thumbs down • Choral Response • Visuals • “Why” questions • “How” questions
Next Steps and New Opportunities• Professional development for ALL teachers on the California Common Core State Standards and the new English Language Development Standards.• PD for All teachers on the New ELA/ELD Frameworks• Increase literacy across the curriculum• Increase academic vocabulary
Continue Increasing State Seal of Bi-literacy Student RecognitionCriteria:1) ELA requirements with an overall 2.0 G.P.A2) CST/ELA Score proficient or advanced3) Demonstrate proficiency in one or more languages: a) scoring 3 or higher on the AP exam b) successfully complete 4 years of study in world language course with a 3.0 overall G.P.A. • 2012 State Seal of Bi-literacy recognition: 156 • 2013 Goal: 186
Focus Areas• Meet the targets for the Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs).• Reconvene the English Learner Coordinating Council (ELCC).• Create master schedules with English Learners in mind.• Continuous professional development with the focus on ELs and ELs Strategies.• Continuous monitoring.