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What is Curriculum Council? <ul><li>A body of stakeholders who </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sets policy, procedures, timelines fo...
Who serves on Curriculum Council? Name Term Expiration Name Term Expiration Kendra Hearn . Asst. Supt. --- Joe Hoffman , D...
How to submit a proposal. <ul><li>Complete all forms in their entirety </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss proposal with PLC/Departm...
How to get involved. <ul><li>Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup </li></ul><ul><li>ELA Curriculum Workgroup </li></ul><ul...
English Language Arts Curriculum Workgroup (2007–2008) <ul><li>Phase 1 :  identifying the essential learnings for each gra...
English Language Arts Curriculum Workgroup (2007–2008) The table on the following page, lists the names, grade levels and ...
ELA Workgroup Grade Name School Grade Name School Lower Elementary K Tricia Kubacki Gretchko Middle School 6 Michelle Wujc...
Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup (2007–2008) The Everyday Mathematics Alignment Committee (EDMAC), comprised of buildi...
Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup The table on the following page, lists the names, grade levels and schools of your co...
Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup Grade Name School Lower Elementary 1 Donna Cook Gretchko Randi Fogel Gretchko 2 Monic...
Social Studies Curriculum Workgroup  (2007–2008) <ul><li>Phase 1 :  Identifies the essential learnings for each grade leve...
Social Studies Curriculum Workgroup  The table on the following page, lists the names, grade levels and schools of your co...
Social Studies Curriculum Workgroup  Grade Name School Grade Name School Lower Elementary K Tricia Kubacki Gretcho Middle ...
When do the committees meet? (K-12 Standing Committees) Date Time Location Date Time Location Mathematics Facilitator:  Dr...
When do the committees meet? (K-12 Standing Committees) Technology Facilitator:  Dr. Neil Currie Curriculum Council Liaiso...
When do the committees meet? (K-12 Standing Committees) Social Studies Facilitator:  Kim Muncie Curriculum Council Liaison...
When does the Council meet? Day Date Time Thursday 9/25/08 08:30 am – 11:30 am Thursday 11/20/08 08:30 am – 11:00 pm New c...
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  1. 2. What is Curriculum Council? <ul><li>A body of stakeholders who </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sets policy, procedures, timelines for curriculum development and implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strives for curriculum continuity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures curriculum is equitable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases communication and coordination of curriculum so changes are made collaboratively </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. Who serves on Curriculum Council? Name Term Expiration Name Term Expiration Kendra Hearn . Asst. Supt. --- Joe Hoffman , Director --- Carolyn Douma , Director --- Kim Muncie , Curriculum Specialist --- Alex Agius , Doherty 2010 Mary Runnels , WBHS 2010 Debbie Zager , Ealy 2009 Paul Jolliffe , Laker Academy 2010 Angelene Welton , Green 2009 Kim Pilarski , Union Rep 2009 Jessica Geottes , Gretchko 2009 Judy Mulroy , Special Ed. 2009 Mary Beth Duwe Roosevelt 2010 Judith Feldman , Pre-K 2009 Margaret Ferguson , Scotch 2010 Sally Drummond , Elementary Admin 2009 Patti McCormick , Abbott 2010 Sonja James , Middle School Admin 2009 Carla Howe , OLMS 2009 Jackie Laymac , High School Admin 2009 Joanne McKee , WBHS 2009 Barb DeMarco , Board of Education 2009
  3. 4. How to submit a proposal. <ul><li>Complete all forms in their entirety </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss proposal with PLC/Department; PLC/department leader signs proposal. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss proposal with Curriculum Council Representative and building administrator. Building administrator signs proposal then sends to Assistant Superintendent. </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Superintendent forwards proposal to K-12 Standing Committee for review and signature by committee chair, who then returns proposal to Assistant Superintendent for review at least one week prior to Curriculum Council Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Present proposal to Curriculum Council. </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Superintendent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>notifies proposal writer(s) of Council’s decision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presents approved proposal to Board of Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notifies proposal writer(s) and building administrator of decision of Board of Education </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. How to get involved. <ul><li>Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup </li></ul><ul><li>ELA Curriculum Workgroup </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies Curriculum Workgroup </li></ul>Most of the curriculum proposals have come from work completed through special work groups or pilot teams. When your council representatives come looking for volunteers to join groups, this is YOUR opportunity to work with colleagues to have a say in proposals. Click on the links below to see how you can get involved
  5. 6. English Language Arts Curriculum Workgroup (2007–2008) <ul><li>Phase 1 : identifying the essential learnings for each grade level and creating a curriculum pacing guide. (completed) </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 2 : creates performance assessments, both formative and summative. (currently taking place this year) </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 3 : will develop model units for teachers’ use to guide their implementation of the curriculum pacing guides. </li></ul>As ELA moves into the Developing and Drafting stage of the curriculum cycle, this group will take on the task of evaluating our current teaching materials and resources, identifying gaps where resources are needed, and decide which resources are now outdated and need replacing. This workgroup will be involved in 3 phases of work over a 2-3 year period as follows:
  6. 7. English Language Arts Curriculum Workgroup (2007–2008) The table on the following page, lists the names, grade levels and schools of your colleagues currently involved with the ELA workgroup. As you will see we are lacking in the upper elementary area (grades 3-5) and the high school. Please e-mail Kim Muncie to find out how YOU can get involved
  7. 8. ELA Workgroup Grade Name School Grade Name School Lower Elementary K Tricia Kubacki Gretchko Middle School 6 Michelle Wujcik OLMS Jean Cranston Roosevelt Sandy Feldman Abbott 1 Debbie Chad Gretchko 7 Carla Howe OLMS 2 Christina Carlin Scotch Erin Wynn Abbott Kelly Lekas Scotch 8 Joanne Friday OLMS Denise Behnke Ealy Kathy Bertolini Abbott Upper Elementary 3 Susie Aisner Roosevelt High School 9 Becca Chan WBHS Open 10 Dawn Mulcahy WBHS 4 Lindsey Raben Green 11/12 Open WBHS Open Carrie Eade Laker 5 Open Open
  8. 9. Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup (2007–2008) The Everyday Mathematics Alignment Committee (EDMAC), comprised of building and grade-level representatives, was convened in the 2006-2007 school year to analyze the current Everyday Mathematics textbook series in relation to the GLCEs (grades 1-5) to make recommendations for curriculum changes. As a result, EDMAC developed curriculum-pacing guides, math fact standards, supplemental materials, and formative assessments - learning paths in Compass Learning Odyssey to support mathematics teaching and learning in classrooms.
  9. 10. Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup The table on the following page, lists the names, grade levels and schools of your colleagues currently involved with the Math Curriculum workgroup. Please e-mail Joe Hoffman to find out how YOU can get involved
  10. 11. Elementary Math Curriculum Workgroup Grade Name School Lower Elementary 1 Donna Cook Gretchko Randi Fogel Gretchko 2 Monica Hammerick Doherty Christina Carlin Scotch Upper Elementary 3 Michelle Berman Ealy Angelene Welton Green 4 Susie Aisner Roosevelt Scott Wagner Scotch 5 Tara Ouellette Doherty Mary Beth Duwe Roosevelt
  11. 12. Social Studies Curriculum Workgroup (2007–2008) <ul><li>Phase 1 : Identifies the essential learnings for each grade level and creating a curriculum pacing guide </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 2 : creates performance assessments, both formative and summative. </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 3 : will develop model units for teachers’ use to guide their implementation of the curriculum pacing guides. </li></ul>This workgroup will be involved in three phases of work over the course of a 2-3 year period as outlined below. This group will also evaluate our current teaching materials and resources, identifying gaps where resources are needed, and decide which resources are now outdated and need replacing.
  12. 13. Social Studies Curriculum Workgroup The table on the following page, lists the names, grade levels and schools of your colleagues currently involved with the Social Studies Curriculum workgroup. As you will see we are lacking in the lower elementary area (grades K-2) and the upper elementary area (grades 3-5). Please e-mail Kim Muncie to find out how YOU can get involved
  13. 14. Social Studies Curriculum Workgroup Grade Name School Grade Name School Lower Elementary K Tricia Kubacki Gretcho Middle School 6 Tracie Kolo Jo-Anne Scheloske OLMS Abbott 1 Open Bob Kopicko Abbott Melissa Levin Ealy 7 Darlene Jones OLMS Sally Calkins Scotch Katie Kalinski Abbott R. J. Degrendel Scotch 8 Josh Kremer OLMS Upper Elementary 3 Carrie Roth Roosevelt (Multi-age 3/4) Sandra Moore Abbott Cheryl Flammer Scotch High School Katherine Law WBHS World History 4 Nicole Collins Scotch Ronna Bordoley WBHS Open Alycia Chase WBHS U.S. History 5 Nora Feinberg Roosevelt Open
  14. 15. When do the committees meet? (K-12 Standing Committees) Date Time Location Date Time Location Mathematics Facilitator: Dr. Joseph Hoffman Curriculum Council Liaison: Mary Beth Duwe World Languages Facilitator: Dr. Kendra Hearn Curriculum Council Liaison: Carla Howe October 21 04:15 – 05:15 ACS October 23 03:30 – 04:30 ACS February 24 February 4 May 12 April 29 Science Facilitator: Dr. Joseph Hoffman Curriculum Council Liaison: JoAnne Bols McKee Physical Education Facilitator: DeWayne Jones Curriculum Council Liaison: None (updates to CC by D.Jones) October 23 February 26 04:15 – 05:15 ACS October 6 November 3 8-11am 12-3pm WBHS Media Center Conference Room May 14 December 4 January 8 8-11am 12-3pm March 17 8-11am May 5 12-3pm
  15. 16. When do the committees meet? (K-12 Standing Committees) Technology Facilitator: Dr. Neil Currie Curriculum Council Liaison: Kim Pilarski Art Facilitator: Blake Prewitt Curriculum Council Liaison: None (updates to CC by B. Prewitt) October 16 04:15 – 05:15 WBHS Media Center Conference Room November 12 03:00 – 04:00 Abbott (room tbd) February 19 February 11 May 7 May 6 English Language Arts Facilitator: Kim Muncie Curriculum Council Liaison: Jackie Laymac English as a Second Language Facilitator: Carolyn Douma Curriculum Council Liaison: Debbie Zager October 30 04:15 – 05:15 ACS October 3 & 8 8:30-10am Ealy Room 27 February 12 November 7 December 18 12:30-2:30 1:30-3:00 April 30 February 6 8:30-10am May 21 12:30-2:30
  16. 17. When do the committees meet? (K-12 Standing Committees) Social Studies Facilitator: Kim Muncie Curriculum Council Liaison: Paul Joliffe November 6 04:15 – 05:15 ACS February 5 May 7
  17. 18. When does the Council meet? Day Date Time Thursday 9/25/08 08:30 am – 11:30 am Thursday 11/20/08 08:30 am – 11:00 pm New course proposal meeting Wednesday 12/17/2008 03:30 pm – 05:00 pm Thursday 02/19/2009 08:30 am – 03:30 pm New texts proposal/pilot projects updates meeting Wednesday 03/04/2009 03:30 pm – 05:00 pm Thursday 05/14/2009 08:30 am – 11:30 am Updates from courses/texts adopted in previous year
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