C.K. Bender Elementary Math Professional Learning Community Action Plan
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  1. 1. C.K. Bender Elementary Math Professional Learning Community Action Plan SCHOOL VISION: Liberty-Eylau is a school and community dedicated to student achievement. The graduates are prepared to meet their full potential, instilled with a lifetime desire to learn, and are confident in their ability to succeed. They possess the character to make a difference. Our staff is a team of leaders who is fair, respectful, and nurturing in all of our dealings. We create an encouraging, supportive learning environment that inspires and motivates students to do their best. We maintain the highest standards and go the extra mile for a student to succeed. Liberty-Eylau is student success! GOAL: To implement Professional Learning Communities in order to promote collaboration and communication while facilitating CSCOPE implementation. Outcomes: 1. Improve teacher collaboration and communication. 2. Increase the level of understanding and implementation of the CSCOPE curriculum. 3. Facilitate the alignment, rigor, and relevance of Math instruction in order to increase the percentage of students earning commended performance on Math TAKS. 4. Improve morale among Math teachers by developing a collaborative community. PERSON TIMELINE: ACTION STEPS RESPONSIBLE START/END NEEDED RESOURCES EVALUATION Participate in CSCOPE Implementation Cohort. We will attend trainings which will teach us to better We will use the CSCOPE understand the Implementation Cohort components of CSCOPE CSCOPE Materials, rubric to assess our level and Professional Learning Vertical Alignment of understanding and Communities so that we Documents, Year at a implementation. This is a will be able to effectively Glance Documents, process and the goal is to teach these things to the Melissa Goolsby and Binders, Transportation reach Level 5 staff on campus. Patti O'Bannon July 2010-June 2012 to meeting locations implementation.
  2. 2. By sharing copies of the Action Research Plan, staff weill be aware of the plans and feel confidence in the Share Action Research Melissa Goolsby and Copies of the Action level of support they will Plan with all staff. Patti O'Bannon August 12-13, 2010 Research Plan receive. The data from the survey will be used to help plan for future meetings and Conduct a survey among trainings with the Math the Math teachers and Computer and software teachers. The teachers administrators to assess or web program will have the opportunity to any misunderstandings of (Survey Monkey, etc.) share their needs and CSCOPE and PLCs. Melissa Goolsby August 12-13, 2010 to create a survey suggestions on the survey. Meeting to review the results of the teacher survey and plan for the initial PLC meetings. After reviewing the results of the survey, we will conduct a There will be time during Force Field Analysis which the meeting to discuss will help us determine the ways to improve the level of resistance and survey, if necessary, and determine if the level of to plan for upcoming PLC support that will be needed meetings and other in order to effectively Melissa Goolsby and Laptop computers and CSCOPE professional implement PLCs. Patti O'Bannon August 16-17, 2010 survey results development.
  3. 3. Chart paper, note cards, markers, pens/pencils, CSCOPE Vertical Alignment We will use the CSCOPE Documents and Year at Implementation Cohort a Glance Documents, rubric to assess our level laptop computer, of understanding and projector, slideshows implementation. PLC Initial PLC meeting about Melissa Goolsby, Patti provided through members will also CSCOPE, vertical O'Bannon, and all implementation cohort, complete a survey after the alignment, and TEKS campus Math teachers August 19 or 20, 2010 and surveys meeting. A focus will be provided for each PLC, in the beginning. Teachers will complete a survey after the meeting to share their thoughts and opinions from the PLC meeting. The questionniares will be collected and the responses will be sent back out to the teachers. for them to review and Grade Level PLC meetings rewrite their responses. focusing on collaboration They will send them back and communication during to me by email. We will meetings. During this continue the process until it meeting we will use the Melissa Goolsby, Patti Chart paper, markers, has been completed, and Delphi Method to gain O'Bannon, and each note paper, at the next Grade-level teacher input on improving grade level group of pens/pencils, and PLC I will share the tallied collaboration. Math teachers August 24-27, 2010 surveys responses.
  4. 4. Information from classroom observations will be used to assess the level of CSCOPE implementation and identify an increase in rigor Melissa Goolsby and August 30-June 7, and relevance of Classroom observations Patti O'Bannon 2011 Observation tool instruction/best practices Grade Level PLC Meeting Teachers will complete a focusing on collaboration survey after the meeting to and communication. We share their thoughts and will share the tallied Melissa Goolsby, Patti Chart paper, markers, opinions from the PLC responses from using the O'Bannon, and each note paper, meeting. Observation of Delphi Method in the grade level group of pens/pencils, and teacher interactions will previous PLC. Math teachers September 6-10, 2010 surveys also be used. Teachers will use the book to guide discussion during PLCs and improve staff morale. Observations will be used to gauge improvements in these Funds to purchase 26 areas, as well as a copies of The Energy questionnaire upon Book study over The Melissa Goolsby and all September 6- Bus and a study guide, completion of the book Energy Bus. campus Math teachers December 17, 2010 books study.
  5. 5. Teachers will complete a Chart paper, markers, survey after the meeting to note paper, share their thoughts and Half-Day Grade Level PLC pens/pencils, CSCOPE opinions from the PLC Meeting focusing on resources, meeting. Observation of collaboration and supplemental teacher interactions will be communication, during this Melissa Goolsby, Patti resources, used. Classroom meeting teachers will plan O'Bannon, and each reconciliation calendar, observations and for the upcoming 6 weeks grade level group of September 20-24, laptop computers, and walkthroughs will be used of Math instruction Math teachers 2010 surveys to monitor alignment. Chart paper, markers, note paper, Teachers will complete a Grade Level PLC Meeting- pens/pencils, and survey after the meeting to the focus will vary based surveys (other share their thoughts and on the needs of the grade- Melissa Goolsby, Patti materials may be opinions from the PLC level as assessed by O'Bannon, and each needed depending on meeting. Observation of surveys, reflections, and grade level group of bi-weekly or more the focus of the teacher interactions will observations Math teachers frequently, if needed meeting) also be used. Teachers will complete a Chart paper, markers, survey after the meeting to note paper, share their thoughts and Half-Day Grade Level PLC pens/pencils, CSCOPE opinions from the PLC Meeting focusing on resources, meeting. Observation of collaboration and supplemental teacher interactions will be communication, during this Melissa Goolsby, Patti resources, used. Classroom meeting teachers will plan O'Bannon, and each reconciliation calendar, observations and for the upcoming 6 weeks grade level group of prior to each 6-weeks laptop computers, and walkthroughs will be used of Math instruction Math teachers grading period surveys to monitor alignment.
  6. 6. Teachers will complete an observation recording sheet while they observe another Math teacher. funding for a floating These observations will Teacher to Teacher at least once per substitute on days set drive discussion during observations Melissa Goolsby semester aside for observations PLC meetings. After reviewing and analyzing the data we will Meet with Principal to use plan to meet with the analyze data from Melissa Goolsby and after each Math Reports from DMAC, teachers to discuss benchmark assessments Patti O'Bannon benchmark laptop computers findings. We will use the reports from DMAC, CSCOPE Vertical Alignment and Year at a Glance documents, and the reconciliation calendar to plan for remediation and Melissa Goolsby, Patti future instruction after Meet with Math teachers to O'Bannon, and each Reports from DMAC, discussing the data. review and discuss results grade level group of after each Math laptop computers Teachers will complete of benchmark assessments Math teachers benchmark and/or computer lab surveys after the meeting. various sources of data We will use the data Meet with Principal and such as DMAC reports, gathered to plan for staff Curriculum Director to Melissa Goolsby, Patti completed teacher develop which will meet the review data and plan for O'Bannon, and Natalie minimum of once per surveys, and needs of the students and staff development Hooey semester observation notes staff.
  7. 7. Chart paper, note cards, markers, pens/pencils, CSCOPE Vertical Alignment We will use the CSCOPE Documents and Year at Implementation Cohort a Glance Documents, rubric to assess our level laptop computer, of understanding and Melissa Goolsby, Patti projector, slideshows implementation. PLC Collaborative PLC meeting O'Bannon, Natalie During the weeks of: provided through members will also to meet with all of the Math Hooey, and all campus December 6-10, 2010 implementation cohort, complete a survey after the teachers on campus Math teachers and May 16-20, 2011 and surveys meeting. The data from the survey will be analyzed and compared to the data from the beginning of the year teacher survey. This data Conduct teacher surveys to will be used to gauge the assess an improvement in Computer and software effectiveness of PLCs in collaboration, or web program improving collaboration, communication, and staff During the week of (Survey Monkey, etc.) communication, and staff morale. Melissa Goolsby May 20-June 3, 2011 to create a survey morale.
  8. 8. Data from the various sources will be used to gauge the success of the implementation of PLCs. We will look for an increase in the percentage of students earning commended performance by using TAKS data. We will use teacher surveys and observation notes to gauge an increase in collaboration, communication, and staff morale. Teacher surveys and the CSCOPE Math TAKS data, Implementation rubric will benchmark data, be used to assess the level Evaluation of PLC upon receiving Math teacher surveys, of implementation of the implemenentation Melissa Goolsby TAKS data observation notes CSCOPE curriculum. The success will be shared with staff during the first day of inservice of the 2011-2012 school year. A questionnaire will be Computer, PowerPoint passed out to collect input Share the Success of the presentation, projector, for current needs to be Implementation of PLCs Melissa Goolsby 15-Aug-11 handouts addressed.
  9. 9. During this meeting we will reflect on the use of PLCs throughout the 2010-2011 laptop computers and school year. We will begin various sources of data to plan for the 2011-2012 such as DMAC reports, school year and review completed teacher available data in order to Reflective Meeting with Melissa Goolsby and During the week of surveys, and best meet the needs of the Principal Patti O'Bannon June 13-17, 2011 observation notes students and staff.

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