Teamwork, Collaboration & Shared Leadership; the pillars of successful organizations Point A- “ThePoint B- “The Current State”Desired State”„Plan on aPage! The Road- A Continuous Improvement Journey
DistrictStrategic Plan“The focus is on achieve a sharedvision, and allunderstand their role in achieving the vision”
1 Dunlap School District District District Leadership Team School Building 8Schools Building Leadership Team Professional Learning Community 200 ClassroomClassrooms Classroom Learning Community 4,000 Students Student Individual Data Folder and Smart Goals 14
District Strategic Planning Committe e Membe rship Middle School High School Elementary Par ent Par ent School ParentSchool Boar d Parents Member Gover nment High SchoolRepr esentation Student Co mmuni ty Stude nts Community member High School Student Empl oyer Staff Middle School High School DEA Teacher Teacher Presi dent Middle School High School Elementary Administrator Administrator Administrator Central O ffice Suppor t Staff Central O ffice Administrator Member Administrator
Strategic Planning Key Steps Stakeholder participation/ownership Data review Strengths and OFI’s Mission, vision, values, goals & strategies Public feedback and input 21st century learning! Teamwork, collaboration and shared leadership!
Strategic Plan – Stakeholder Feedback and Consensus RatingDirections: 1.) Indicate your stakeholder group; 2.) Review the strategic plan in its entirety; and 3.) Provide aconsensus rating for each individual component of the strategic plan by placing an “X” in the appropriate column.Use the following consensus rating scale to evaluate each section of the strategic plan: 5- I can live with this section and will be highly supportive of future work with my behaviors and actions 4- I can live with this section and will be highly supportive of future work 3- I can live with this section 2- I can live with this section with these minor changes (please indicate recommended suggestions) 1- I cannot live with this section (please indicate why- and what changes you’d recommend)Please indicate your stakeholder group (pick one): Certified Non Certified Community Other: Parent Student Employee Employee Member ___________ (High) Consensus Rating (Low) Strategic Plan Sections Explanation for rating item a “1” or “2” 5 4 3 2 1MissionVisionValues/CommitmentsGoals/IndicatorsStrategiesOverall Rating of the 5 4 3 2 1Strategic Plan (circle one)Provide any other comments or feedback on the strategic plan:
District Leadership Team The purpose of the DistrictLeadership Team is to provide oversight and the “voice of the customer” during theimplementation of the 3-5 year District Strategic Plan. 21
Key Tasks Monitor the District Strategic Plan – SMART goals & Action Plans – Balanced Score Card Provide Input on District Initiatives – Serve as the “Voice of the Customer” – Provide insight/perspective into: • Stakeholder Satisfaction Surveys • Other key decisions and initiatives Participate as a “Key Communicator”
Building Leadership Team Representatives from each Representatives building BLT, administrat from each DLT ion, and parent PLC /teacher BLT including organizations grade level Grade and Level specialized Teams teachers Determines, communiPLC Content cates, and monitors Area district goals and Specialists Determines Plan on a Page communicates, and Determines monitors Building communicates, and monitors Classroom or goals and Plan on a Grade Level goals and Page Plan on a Page
Shared Leadership Teams Decide together what’s most important… Who do we serve? (Customers/Stakeholders) What do we value? (Core Values/Beliefs) What is important to our school? (Key Goals) What kind of school do we want to have? (Vision) What is our school’s purpose? (Mission) How do we know if we are successful? (Data/Scorecard) 26
Quality Tools Brainstorming – Generating ideas on sticky notes Affinity Diagram – Put together like ideas/themes Nominal Group Technique – Narrow the focus to the most important 27
BrainstormingWhat is our vision of an excellent school system? What are the “desired” characteristics and qualities? 28
Banner’s Pledge for Excellence M ISSION DUNLAP GRADE SCHOOL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN RIDGEVIEW DUNLAP VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN The D.M.S. community will create an atmosphere of academic and social growth through MISSION Mission DUNLAP HIGH SCHOOL STRATEGIC PLAN 2010-2015 2011-2012 2010-2015 collaboration, support and communication while promoting responsible citizenship, intellectual 2010-2015 BuildMISSION “Excellence for All” a foundation that empowers diverse learners in their journey to development and individual success. MISSION Engaging all learners to prepare them for the 21st Century. st become successful 21 Century citizens. MISSION MISSION The Dunlap Valley Middle School community will continue the process of educating and developing diverse 21st century learners. The Ridgeview community develops lifelong learners through dedication, hard work and Vision The Dunlap High School Community will VISION the progress of all learners to meet the enrich perseverance. challengesDunlap21st Century. V ISIONwill promote active engagement of all The of the Grade School communityin a global society by being: Dunlap students will continuously excel VISION members to ensureDunlap learners will continuously excel in a global the 21st century. Self-motivated VISIONa global societyglobal society by skills to succeed in society by being: students that students have the VISION Dunlap students will continuously excel in a by being: Dunlap students will continuously excel in Critical thinkersSelf-motivated learners being: Effective communicatorsDunlap students Self-motivated learners in learners society by being: thinkers students will continuously excel in a global society by being: Self-motivated will continuously excel a global Critical Dunlap VISION Skilled collaborators Critical thinkers thinkers Self-motivated learners Critical Responsible and culturallycommunicators Effective aware citizens Self-motivated learners Dunlap students will continuously excel in a global society by being: Critical thinkers communicators Effective Effective communicators Technologically Skilled collaborators capable creators Critical thinkers Skilled collaborators Self-motivated learners Effective communicators collaborators Skilled Responsible and Effective communicators culturally aware citizens Critical thinkers Responsible and culturally aware citizens Skilled collaborators and culturally BELIEFS Technologically capable creators Skilled collaboratorsResponsibleEffective communicatorscitizens VALUES & aware Responsible and culturally aware citizens Responsible and culturally aware creatorsbelieve that: Technologically capable citizens Technologically capable creators We Skilled collaborators Values and Beliefs While all children can learn, they Technologically capable creators Technologically capable creatorsResponsible and culturally aware citizens learn at different rates and in different ways. VALUES & BELIEFS and an engaging, innovative, technological learning environment are critical to the High expectations Technologically capable creators students. learning success of all We believe that: VALUES & BELIEFS We believe that: VALUES & BELIEFS must take responsibility for their own learning and achievement. Students V ALUES VALUES & BELIEFS respect, open, and honestrates and in different ways. & children can learn,S learn at different communication. BELIEF they Effective collaborationall We different ways. While While all children can learn, they learn at different ratesrequires believe that: and in trust, mutual District policies High expectations andequitable and consistent implementation oflearning environment are are necessary to ensure an engaging, innovative, technological expectations.We believe that: High expectations and an engaging, innovative, technological learning environment can learn, they learn at different rates and in different ways. While all children are We believe that: While all childrento the learning successcanall Goals they be specific, to the learning success different ways. time-bound. can learn, they learn of different rates criticaldifferent rates expectationsstudents.engaging, innovative, technological learning environment at learn, must learn at measurable,ways. in of all and an and We believe that: critical students. and in differentHigh and results-oriented, attainable, While all childrenall children can learn,Students must take responsibilityin different ways. While Continual stakeholderlearn at different rates and for their own learning and achievement. they feedback guides improvement. High expectations and an expectations and antheir own engaging,and achievement. learning in a safe and positiveallcriticalenvironment. Students must take responsibility for engaging, innovative, technological toare learning successare learning are critical the of students. High engaging, innovative,believe thatEffectiveinnovative,taught self-disciplinemutual respect, for their own learning and achievement. High expectationstechnological learning environment trust, environment open, and honest communication. We and an learning should be technological learning environment are students collaboration requires critical to the learning success theall students. success of all students. and honest Students must take responsibility critical to ofto learning success of all students. Effective collaboration requires trust, mutual respect, open, the learning District policies are necessary to ensure equitable and consistentrespect, open, and honest Effective collaboration requires trust, mutual implementation of Students must take responsibility for their own learning and achievement.learningachievement. Students must take must take responsibility for their own communication. Students responsibility for their own learning and and achievement. GOALS AND INDICATORS expectations. communication. Effective collaboration requires trust, mutual respect, open, trust,honestDistrict policies are necessary to ensure equitable and consistent implementation of District policies are necessary tocollaboration trust,and consistent implementation ofhonest communication. Effective ensure equitable requires and mutual respect, open, and Goals Effective collaboration requires Goals must be specific, measurable, attainable, results-oriented, and time-bound. mutual respect, open, and honest communication. District policies are necessary to ensure equitable and consistent implementation of communication. expectations. expectations. implementation of District policies are necessary to ensure equitable and consistent guides improvement. Continual stakeholder feedback District policies are necessary toexpectations. By May 2012, 100% ofimplementation of specific, measurable, attainable, results-oriented, and time-bound. Goals must be specific, measurable, attainable,consistent Wilder-Waite students will achieve an 80% or higher on the expectations. ensure equitable and results-oriented, and time-bound. Math: Goals must be Continual stakeholder feedback guides improvement. attainable, results-oriented, and time-bound. Goals must be specific, measurable, expectations. School Goals end-of-the-year math assessment. Continual stakeholder feedback guides improvement. Goals must be specific, measurable, attainable, results-oriented, and time-bound. Continual stakeholder feedback guides improvement. Goals must be specific, measurable, attainable, results-oriented, and time-bound. Continual stakeholder feedback guides improvement. the 2011-2012 school year, 90% of Banner students will GOAL 1: By the end of Continual stakeholder feedback guides improvement. GOALS GOALS meet/exceed targets on the grade level reading comprehension assessments as GOALS Goal 1: Students at Dunlap Valley Middle School will compile a writing portfolio measured by CARS. Reading: 100% of Wilder-Waite students will achieve grade level target scores on each exhibiting improvement DGS GOALS theme test. sample from skillsclass by Maystudents meetingschool year, the number of students performing toward a proficient writing language each to 1: will improve written reading Goal 80% of Bystthe end of each or 1 . GOALS Proficiency will be determined by a content appropriate rubric.end of the 2011-2012measured by the AIMS GOAL 2: By the as school year, 100% of Banner students will exceeding the national benchmark by spring 2012, average or above on AIMSweb fluency with increase. 100% of the middle school students atat least 85% on the end-of-the-year math activity byyear, all students will improve writing skills as achieve DMS assessment. By the learning assessment. Web Correct Writing Sequence will participate in a service end of each school Goal 2: Goal 1: Goal 2: Using benchmark data, all Dunlap Valley Middle School students will receive To continuously improve student growth and achievement measured by our school wide writing rubric. the conclusion of the 2010-2011 school year. goal-directed reading/math interventions during 2012, 100%Dunlap High School year. will implement the district writing Goal 2: To maintain a professional,will develop GOAL 3:within the 2010-2011 environment byof each school our students will of students who have Writing: By May SLC By the of Wilder-Waite teachers end year, 95% of year, Goal 3: schoolBy the DGS productive environment for end of the 2011-2012 school implementing a the number remain on a satisfying school learning curriculum as measured by classroom walkthroughs and self-assessment. Goal 3: To ensure 100% of the ISAT assessed students in theirthe communityone formal written assessmentas school-wide withgreen at and respectiveto families DMS will plan classrooms. maintained all building/classroom expectations as measured by the a productive partnershipbehavior managementcompletedecrease disruptive behavior, classroom behavior system will increase. measured by a reduced number of reported incidences. with a success rate of 85% by the conclusion of the third term of the 2010-2011 school year.
Random Acts of Improvement Aim of the Aim of the Organization Organization Goals & Measures Goals & Measures Aligned Acts of Improvement
What is a ProfessionalLearning Community? A team with an intentional focus onlearning which results in continuous school improvement
The 4 Key PLC Questions1. What do we want each students to know or be able to do?2. How will we know they have learned?3. How do we respond when students don’t learn or struggle?4. How do we respond to those who have already learned?
Shared valuesProfessional Learning and visionCommunities Collaborative Culture Focus on outcomes Supportive and Shared Leadership Professional Practice
What do we want students to know? Plan Define the Continuous System Improvement HOW do we know if they have learned it? StandardizeImprovement ACT Assess Current PLAN Situation STUDY Study the What evidence do we have Results DO of the learning? Try Out Analyze Improvement Causes Theory How do we respond if they don’t?
Ground Rules Classroom Classroom & created by Mission Student SMART Students Statement Goals Dunlap Grade School ClassroomQuality Tools & Learning Classroom Data PDSA used Communities Center regularly Classroom Meetings Student-led Student DataFacilitated by Conferences Folders Students
School-Wide Data Center DistrictPlan-on-a Page School Ground School SMART Rules School Goals monitored Mission on a frequent School Statement and ongoingPlan-on-a basis Page 60
Classroom Data Center District School Classroom Plan-on-a Plan-on-a Plan-on-a Page Page Page Classroom SMART Goals monitored on a frequent and ongoing basis aligned to building goals Classroom Ground Rules 61
“Keeping track of my goals shows where I am and where I need to go. I like to see how I am improving.”-3rd Grade Dunlap Student 63
The “Sweet Spot” of Continuous Improvement! Team Norms Ground Rules SMART Goals SMART GoalsData Focused Data FocusedCollaboration Building Collaboration PLC CLC Leadership Teams!PLC Meeting Class MeetingQuality Tools/PDSA Quality Tools/PDSA Aligned to Plan Aligned to Plan Research Based Research Based Teacher Empowerment Student Empowerment
Systems AlignmentDistrict Plan on Page Goals School Improvement Plan Goals PLC SMART Goal (aligned to SIP goals) PDSA to Drive Improvements Classroom Data Center SMART Goals and Student SMART goals in data folders
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