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  • A Year in Review
    2009-10 Major District Accomplishments
  • Leadership & Visioning
    Jay Marino
  • Continuous Improvement Focus
    Teamwork, Collaboration and Shared Leadership!
    Opportunities for stakeholder input
    360 feedback for cabinet
    P.D.; The continuous improvement classroom
    Weekly administrative team meetings; focus on instructional leadership
  • 3-5 Year Structure
  • Creation of the District Strategic Plan
    38 representatives
    Teachers, Administrators, Support Staff
    Dunlap Education Association
    Board of Education
    Parents, Students, Community Members
    Governmental Officials from the City of Peoria and the Village of Dunlap
    6 committee meetings during the year
    All information posted publicly on District site
    3 opportunities for stakeholder input
  • 21st Century Learning!
  • Long Term Facility Planning/Visioning
    Reviewed student enrollment historical trends and 5 year predictions
    Collaboratively (Board and Administrative team) reviewed all facility needs and used quality tools and processes to identify prioritized, long-term solutions
    Proposed referendum in November, 2010
    New Elementary School
  • Facilities & Technology
    Lisa Parker
  • Elementary Core Planning Group
    Representative group of stakeholders met five times to provide input
    Developed mission, beliefs, and values
    Collaborated in design of new elementary building
  • Facility Projects
    High School Phase 1
    10 New Classrooms
    Renovated District Office space
    Computer labs and science lab
    Demolition of two houses
    Relocation of Unit Office
  • Technology Updates
    Alert Now System for parental notification
    New Data Management System – PowerSchool
    Over 40 new SmartBoards purchased district wide
    Implementation of web 2.0 tools
    Schools using blogs, wikis, multimedia broadcasting and social networking sites
  • Network Upgrade
    • Centralized data center at Dunlap Middle School
    • High speed wireless links connecting all schools
    • 50 megabit fiber internet connection
    • Fiber connection from DGS to DHS
    • Network monitoring and alerts to achieve 99.999% uptime
    Expanded View
  • Curriculum & Instruction
    Lonna Anderson
  • Implementation of Continuous Improvement
    Developing a group of teacher trainers to build internal capacity
    Fall Training will begin in September 2010
    Trained 50 K-12 staff members in the winter of 2009-10
    Trained 52 K-12 Staff Members during June 2010
  • 2009-10 Curriculum Accomplishments
    Created Elementary & Secondary Curriculum Councils which identified priorities and began taking action on needs
    Reviewed and aligned science curriculum, purchased new science materials for K-5
    Developed a consistent K-2 Handwriting curriculum to be implemented in 2010-11
    Completed a draft of a district Gifted Plan
  • Curriculum Mapping Software
    K-12 Science Committee Members created collaborative maps (core curriculum maps)
    Identifying Illinois Learning Standards
  • Curriculum Mapping for all
    Goal: All secondary teachers will enter one course in the mapping software by the end of the 2010-11 school year.
  • Science Committee
    To Do….
    HS Course recommendations
    Common Assessments
    Recommend resources for secondary science courses
    Identified Core Science Curriculum per grade level
    Created Collaborative Maps using software
    Purchased new materials for K-5 teachers
  • Business Services
    Kelly Funke
  • Funding & Finances
    Obtained a Moody’s Rating of Aa2
    Completed the transition from Variable Rate Bonds to Fixed Rate Bonds
    Completed the transition for a $10 M Debt Certificate to a $10 M Funding Bond
    Worked with District Treasurer, to diversify District Investment strategy
    Developed a levy that met all financial requirements set forth by the Board
  • Bid Processes Completed
    Kitchen Equipment for DGS
    New Furniture for DHS Addition
  • Participation with Committees and Groups
    CIE Insurance Group
    FOIA Officer for the District
  • Reporting and Monitoring
    Grant Expenditure Reports
    Title I
    Title II
    Title IV
    Reading Improvement
    General State Aid Report
    Teacher Service Record
    Administrative and Teacher Salary Benefit Report
    Administrative Compensation Report
    Administrative Cap Waiver
  • A Look Forward…
    2010-11 Major District Goals
    August Board Meeting