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Personal Curriculum   Forest Hills Gen Ed
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Personal Curriculum Forest Hills Gen Ed

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  • 1. FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS Grand Rapids, Michigan Date PERSONAL CURRICULUM PROCESS AND PROCEDURES Completed for General Education Students and Initials of ** Forest Hills students may not request a personal curriculum until after Counselor they have completed 9th grade(see pg. 17 of the Course Description Book)** 1       PC meeting requested by: . Student       Parent/guardian Staff member      (name) 2       Counselor schedules Personal Curriculum Team meeting for (date/time)      . to determine eligibility for the requested Personal Curriculum (PC). List names of those to       be included: Counselor       Administrator       Teacher(s) with content expertise      Student       Parent/guardian       Other       3       Staff collects documents to review at the PC Team meeting: . Most recent Educational Development Plan (EDP)       Most recent MEAP, MI ACCESS of MME results High school transcript Report cards and progress reports End of unit/end of course assessments Other: 4       PC Team meets, reviews necessary documents, completes the PC Eligibility . Determination Form and makes recommendation to approve or deny a Personal       Curriculum. 5       If the PC request is denied, the PC Eligibility Determination Form is sent to the Assistant . Superintendent for Instruction.       6       If the PC request is approved, the PC Team completes the PC Modification Plan, using the . student’s EDP, signs it and sends it to the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction for       review. 7       If the PC is approved, appropriate staff will implement the PC: . • It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian or emancipated student to monitor       progress on the Personal Curriculum on a quarterly basis. • Revisions to a PC must be made using the same process as the original PC. If conditions set forth in the PC are not met, the student must meet the graduation requirements specified in the Michigan Merit Curriculum. Revised March 2009 1 LVJ/knn
  • 2. A copy of this paperwork will be placed in the student’s cumulative record (CA 60) FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS Grand Rapids, Michigan REQUEST FOR PERSONAL CURRICULUM for General Education Students ** Forest Hills students may not request a personal curriculum until after they have completed 9th grade(see pg. 17 of the Course Description Book)** STUDENT INFORMATION (complete each section) Name of Student: School: Current Grade: Address: DOB: Yr. of Grad: Name of Parent/Guardian: Phone: Email: Name of Counselor: Ext.: Personal Curriculum requested on       by: Student Date Parent Staff member Name       Signature       Received by       USE OF PERSONAL CURRICULUM MODIFICATIONS A Personal Curriculum may be appropriate for a student who has demonstrated one or more of the following: o Ability in a specific skill area consistent with a career pathway and/or a post-secondary plan as determined by the EDP that requires additional or specialized instruction when there are limitations in time available for elective opportunities. o Ability to advance in math, science, English language arts or world languages. o A transfer into the district from out-of-state or from a non-public school with two years of high school credit.  District may use appropriate assessments to determine what credits were earned out of state or at a nonpublic school.  The PC plan must include a .5 civics credit and a math course the final year at least equivalent to Algebra I or the course following Algebra I. MODIFICATIONS NOT NEEDING A PERSONAL CURRICULUM  Taking credit requirements through KCTC courses, humanities, industrial education or applied arts courses.  Earning credit through Advanced Placement or approved dual enrollment courses.  Spreading a credit over two yeas with a student receiving ½ credit per year (eg. Algebra I, Physics, etc.)  Taking both a credit requirement and support course (eg. Geometry and Geometry support) REQUIREMENTS THAT CANNOT BE MODIFIED  English Language Arts (4 credits )  Science (3 credits including biology and chemistry or physics)  Civics (.5)  Online Learning Experience (20 hours – see page 25 of the FHPS HS Course Description Guide) Revised March 2009 2 LVJ/knn
  • 3. MODIFICATION REQUEST Select the area(s) of the Michigan Merit Curriculum that are proposed for modification(s): Algebra II (1 credit) Completion of .5 credit of Algebra II and a four year course plan indicating a minimum of 4 credits in math including math in the final year World History/Geography (1 credit) Student must have completed two credits of social studies, including Civics Attach EDP and four year course plan indicating additional course work in math, science, English and/or world language Health (.5 credit) Attach EDP and four year course plan indicating additional course work in math, science, English and/or world language State law requires students to have STD and HIV instruction. Physical Education (.5 credit) Attach EDP and four-year course plan indicating additional course work in math, science, English and/or world language State law requires students who are physically fit and capable to take a physical education course; so, however districts may credit a student’s participation in athletics and other extra curricular activities involving physical activity as meeting the physical education requirement. (MDE Personal Curriculum Meeting 12/12/2008) Visual, Performing and Applied Arts (1 credit) Attach EDP and four-year course plan indicating additional course work in math, science, English and/or world language SOURCES OF EVALUATION INFORMATION (Check each document used to determine eligibility for the Personal Curriculum and attach the data that supports the recommendation.) Educational Development Plan Career Goal       Four year course plan attached ACT Plan/ACT Workkeys, ACT, PSAT, SAT Attendance/behavioral records Curriculum assessments Grades MEAP/MME Scores Teacher input Other (specify)      MICHIGAN MERIT CURRICULUM CREDIT AUDIT: (Please check any/all boxes that apply.) 4 English/LA 4 Math 3 Science 3 Social Studies 2 Other 8th grade Foundations of English 9 Algebra I . 5 Civics .5 Health Science .5 Physical English 10 Geometry Biology . 5 Economics Education US Visual, Performing English 11 Algebra II Chemistry or Physics History/Geography and Applied Arts Senior Yr. 3rd year of Science if 8th World 20 Hour On-line English 12 Math grade credit not granted History/Geography Learning Revised March 2009 3 LVJ/knn
  • 4. PERSONAL CURRICULUM RECOMMENDATION: PC Not Recommended – describe rationale:      PC Recommended for the areas checked below – describe rationale:      Math Physical Education Social Studies Visual, Performing or Applied Arts Health Student       Parent/Guardian       Counselor       Principal or designee       Teacher(s) with content expertise       Other       If Personal Curriculum is recommended, have student and parent read the following and sign below: My signature below indicates that I understand: o I am responsible to maintain communication quarterly with teachers regarding the areas of modification. o This PC is null and void if I do not achieve proficiency in the required credits and I will be required to take the substituted credits in order to earn a high school diploma. o I understand that modifications to the Michigan Merit Curriculum may limit my readiness to be admitted to college, be eligible for college scholarships, enter trade school, secure a job in a career choice or be eligible for NCAA athletic programs. Student      Date       Parent/Guardian       Date      DISTRICT COMMITMENT I approve this personal curriculum request. Implementation date (Month/Day/Year)      /     /      I deny this personal curriculum request. Signature       Date      Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Revised March 2009 4 LVJ/knn
  • 5. A copy of this paperwork will be placed in the student’s cumulative record (CA 60) Revised March 2009 5 LVJ/knn

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