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Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
Building a Master Schedule
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  • 1. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE
  • 2. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE INTRODUCTION One of the most difficult tasks that the school administrators face is creating a master schedule. It can be an overwhelming job that takes much of the prior school year to develop, in order to create a schedule that considers the classes and services you are trying to provide, and resources you have available. Among other things that you MUST consider before building a schedule is the particular learning needs of your student population. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 3. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE INTRODUCTION This guide includes Curriculum and course review Tallies and sections Teacher demand and course load Scheduling conflicts Building the master schedule Simulations and final schedule Modifications and adjustments K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 4. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE CURRICULUM AND COURSE REVIEW In this guide you will get tips about when to start your curriculum and course review. Looking at the courses that are presently in progress, and trying to determine which ones would be renewed into the next year, which may need to be added and which may need to be altered or eliminated due to lack of success of the program or the projected changes in the school population, can be highly productive and efficient. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 5. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE TALLIES AND SECTIONS Learn techniques to gather useful information about students’ interest in the upcoming elective subjects to be able to better prepare yourself and your curriculum according to the specific needs of your students. Read about preparing a “Master Tally” from the pre- registration information and use the Enrollment Request Tally Report to divide the number of students in sections to be able to provide them due attention during the course schedule. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 6. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE TEACHER DEMAND AND COURSE LOAD Many schools use the Average Daily Attendance or ADA reports to determine the teacher demand and the course load. These reports are useful in determining how many students will be attending school in the coming year, and how many teachers would be needed to cover the student population. Read more about teacher demand and teacher preferences in this guide. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 7. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE SCHEDULING CONFLICTS Singletons Conflict Matrix Report One of the earliest things that you need to You should also use and understand the consider to help reduce conflicts in the information on a conflict matrix report, schedule is to determine where to put any which you can generate from the data you singletons or doubletons. These are classes have already taken. that will only be offered once or twice during the year, so they may be challenging. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 8. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE BUILDING YOUR MASTER SCHEDULE This guide discusses in detail the different issues that may pop up while building a master schedule. These issues include Special Programs Singletons and Doubletons Team Teaching Parallel Classes Staggered Schedules Learn to set rules and take appropriate steps to address these issues. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 9. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE SIMULATION AND FINAL SCHEDULE This guide, towards its end, also discusses how a simulation or a test run of the final schedule can be conducted to find out how well the schedule works and where it lacks in addressing the needs of the students or the staff. Running the simulation can also help you decide when and how to cap classes, in case you have additional enrollment. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 10. BUILDING A MASTER SCHEDULE MODIFICATIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS There are many situations that you may encounter which will necessitate modifications and adjustments in the master schedule. This guide provides perfect time-line based planning for preparing your master schedule and also accommodates the need for any adjustments in it to help you be better prepared for the coming year. K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICES & ISSUES - DR PATRICIA FIORIELLO
  • 11. ABOUT THE AUTHOR DR. PATRICIA FIORIELLO IS AN EDUCATOR FROM SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. AN INTERNATIONAL FIGURE, DR. FIORIELLO, HAS EXTENSIVE TRAINING IN PUBLIC EDUCATION. HER PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND AND POSITIONS IN EDUCATION REFLECTS HER AVID EXPERIENCE. PROFICIENT IN BLOGGING, PUBLICATIONS, AND MARKETING TECHNIQUES, SHE PERFECTLY BLENDS THE WORLDS OF TRADITIONAL AND MODERN APPROACHES TOWARDS EDUCATION. PLEASE VISIT THE APART FROM COACHING AND MENTORING, SHE AIDS THE SCHOOL FOLLOWING SITES FOR SYSTEMS WITH TECHNOLOGY AND MARKETING TECHNIQUES. HER ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DRPF Consults MARKETING SKILLS AND PROFOUND EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION http://DRPFConsults.com MAKES HER CONTRIBUTIONS AS AN EDUCATOR, INVALUABLE FOR High School Mediator HER ASSOCIATES. WITH ALL THE PROVEN STRATEGIES AND LATEST http://HighSchoolMediator.com CONTENTS, FOR BOTH STUDENTS AND TEACHERS, THESE EBOOKS Kids Learn To Blog MIRROR HER DEDICATION AND PASSION FOR EDUCATION. http://:KidsLearnToBlog.com
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