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TASC Model Presentation

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Conval High School has designed TASC (Teams in Academic Service Centers) as a daily response to intervention block (RTI). This model was presented at the New England Association of Schools and …

Conval High School has designed TASC (Teams in Academic Service Centers) as a daily response to intervention block (RTI). This model was presented at the New England Association of Schools and Colleges/Committee on Public Secondary Schools "Showcase of Model School Programs" on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center, Westford, MA.

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  • 1. TASC: Teams in Academic Service Centers A Model for Intervention andExtension within the School Day
  • 2. A presentation to the2012 Showcase of Model School Programs NEASC/CPSS October 11, 2012
  • 3. OverviewI. Definition of TASCII. Development of TASCIII. TASC in Daily PracticeIV. Student and Staff FeedbackV. Further Developments
  • 4. Introduction of Our Story “It takes just one student to bring about change, as long as there is a staff member there to listen.”
  • 5. Definition of TASCTASC is a program that:o involves teachers, paraprofessionals, specialists, guidance counselors, and administratorso for the purpose of providing supports, interventions and extensions to studentso during the regular school day.
  • 6. Goals of TASCPhase I: To build an infrastructure for academic and behavioral interventions/ supports for students in an RTI modelPhase II: To provide opportunities for targeted interventions and Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs)
  • 7. TimelinePlanning phase (started Fa 2010)Planning team work (Fa 2010-Sp 2011)Graduated rollout to staff (Sp 2011)Implementation phase (AY 2011-12)Further refinements (Sp 2012)
  • 8. TASC Structure43 minute school-wide intervention blockMandatory for all studentsStudent-initiated booking optionsOn-demand pre-bookings by teachersCredit for attendance and active engagement
  • 9. Booking OptionsHomework completionAccess to library, computer/language labsWork on VHS or VLACS coursesDocumented ELOsAccess to PE/music resource areasGuest speakers
  • 10. TASCWhat it is not … What it is …• study hall • personal • academic• advisory • student-driven• social time • targeted • directed• class • successful
  • 11. Essential QuestionHow do we create anintervention block of timewithin a high school settingto meet the learning needsof all students?
  • 12. NEASC Standards that direct and support our workSupport Standard 5:School Culture and Leadership3 - There is a formal, ongoing program throughwhich each student has an adult in the school,in addition to the school counselor, who knowsthe student well and assist the students inreaching 21st CLE.
  • 13. NEASC Standards that direct and support our workSupport Standard 5:School Culture and Leadership10 - Teachers exercise initiative and leadershipessential to the improvement of the school andto increase students’ engagement in learning.
  • 14. NEASC Standards that direct and support our workSupport Standard 6:School Resources for Learning1 - The school has timely, coordinated, anddirective intervention strategies for allstudents, including identified and at-riskstudents, that support each student’sachievement of 21st CLE.
  • 15. Developing TASCFrom the Advisory Model to TASCGiving up control
  • 16. Developing TASCInterdisciplinary orientationTime commitmentFeedback and focus groups
  • 17. Adjustments Bell Schedule 7:25 Warning Bell I 7:25 Warning Bell I 7:30 Warning Bell II 7:30 Warning Bell II 7:35-8:54 Block I 7:35-9:00 Block I 8:58-10:17 Block II 9:05-10:45 Block II 10:21-11:04 TASC10:50-12:50 Block III 11:08-12:57 Block III 12:55-2:20 Block IV 1:01-2:20 Block IV 2:20 Dismissal 2:20 Dismissal
  • 18. Challenges We MetWill TASC constitute another prep?Will students be invested without a grade component?How will we achieve accountability with that many students in transit after Block II?Should faculty be assigned their own students?
  • 19. The Relevance of TASC
  • 20. Logistics Challenges Computer Scheduling270,000 possible permutations/weekGoogle Docs for Education“BookMeNow” (not the actual name)TASCMaster custom software
  • 21. Live Demo:Personalized Booking Process
  • 22. Student Experiences With TASC
  • 23. TASC Student Surveys 5%5%5% 2% 3% 3% 17%29% 37% 25% 32% 38% 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 n/a 4 5 n/a 1/23/2012 6/4/2012 Do you like TASC? (1=not so much, 5=TASC is great!)
  • 24. TASC Student Surveys 8% 16% 5% 4% 5% 19% 8%13% 11%9% 47% 53% Getting help Homework Research/Study Socializing Art/Music Nothing 1/23/2012 6/4/2012 What do you do while at TASC?
  • 25. TASC Student Surveys 5 4 4.00 3.60 3 2 1 1/23/2012 6/4/2012Do you think TASC is a good idea? (Average on a 5-point scale)
  • 26. TASC Staff Survey 94%Percentage of respondents who thought the TASC block was a good idea. 6/26/2012
  • 27. TASC Staff Survey 78% Percentage of respondents who thoughttheir time is being used effectively during TASC. 6/26/2012
  • 28. TASC Staff Survey 96% Percentage of respondents who perceive thatstudents produce more work as a result of TASC. 6/26/2012
  • 29. TASC Staff Survey 87%Percentage of respondents who perceive that students produce higher-quality work as a result of TASC. 6/26/2012
  • 30. TASC Staff Survey 79% 1st choicePercentage of respondents who value the TASC block for giving them the time to focus on and assist students. 6/26/2012
  • 31. TASC Staff Survey Additional findingsWe have achieved solid faculty and studentbuy-in but we need to … become better at identifying students with motivational challenges explore ways to establish second tier of interventions open opportunities for more talented students to assist targeted students 6/26/2012
  • 32. What’s next for TASC? Service learning projects Peer-to-peer tutoring opportunities Community service Dedicated digital portfolio activities Onsite internship opportunities Tier II Interventions
  • 33. Tier II Intervention Cycle Content area Data check-in gathering Assessment Screening Progress Plan for Monitoring instruction Personalized Intervention
  • 34. Review Definition of TASC as an RTI model in a high-school setting Development from advisory to TASC, challenges we met Daily practices of TASC informed by student and staff feedback Further developments of the TASC model (extensions, Tier II)
  • 35. “Relentless Pursuit”
  • 36. Thank you for attending our session! This presentation will be available at http://conval.edu/schools/CVHS/tasc-model