2008-09 Kickoff Meeting
Chief High School Officer
OHSP Layer 2  –  Proposed organizational structure Chief of staff Carmita Vaughan Director Leadership development Steve Ge...
Officer of High School Teaching + Learning
Gertie Brogsdale Karen Boran
Michael Lach
 
Classroom Interactions Matter Most! Rowan,  et.al. “…Prospects….”  Teachers College Record  (2005) Proportion of Variance ...
Improved Student Outcomes
Melanie Beatty-Sevier
Literacy  CRI 2.0 Create a literacy Steering Committee Select literacy diagnostic tool Assist schools in developing litera...
Programming Course Code Revitalization Build case for course code revitalization and secure buy in  Access current systems...
Special Projects MASH and PSE Seminar Publish  teen news magazine Increase number of journalism clubs in CPS high schools ...
Karen Boran
IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Jana Crane, </li></ul><ul><li>IDS Team Leader </li></ul>
Curriculum Coherence <ul><li>Short Term: Ensure that IDS are aligned internally and across content providers; collaborate ...
Special Populations <ul><li>Short Term: Staff and train SPLs for all IDS; design and implement professional development su...
IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Kathleen Hayes, </li></ul><ul><li>IDS Team Leader </li></ul>
Workshop Professional Development <ul><li>Short Term:  Design and implement coherent IDS PD registration and monitoring sy...
Teacher Leadership <ul><li>Short Term: Design and implement city-wide PD for department chair and IDS Lead teachers in tea...
IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Sendhil Revuluri, </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Instructional Specialist, Mathematics </li></ul>
Curriculum and Instructional Leadership in Mathematics <ul><li>Short Term:  Drive coherency reviews of all IDS mathematics...
IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Meghan Tallent-Bennis, </li></ul><ul><li>IDS Team Leader </li></ul>
Assessment <ul><li>Short Term:  Refine, implement, and monitor IDS quarterly and summative assessment systems; implement q...
Coach Hiring <ul><li>Short Term: Implement coach hiring system; collaborate with HR, OBM, schools, IDS; collaborate with I...
Gertie Brogsdale
6-9 Transition: Freshman Connection Reading and Mathematics Curriculum Review data from 2008 program to inform 2009 planni...
6-9 Transition: Freshman Connection Reading and Mathematics Curriculum Recruit  teachers Conduct professional development ...
6-9 Transition: 9 th  grade Writing Framework Information Gathering Identify  writing curriculum team Develop Writing Fram...
Rukiya Curvey-Johnson
IDS Operations <ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Finances </li></ul><ul><li>HR </li></ul>
Mark Klimesh
Advanced Placement <ul><li>The development of 4 quality targeted, content specific professional development days for AP te...
<ul><li>Develop curriculum partnerships with Karen and Anna to plan 4 th  year course selection </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
Martin Moe
Mission:  Ensure that Social Science education in CPS is clearly designed and properly supported and will allow teachers t...
Social Science Team Goals:  2008 - 2009 <ul><li>Semester I Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a framework for Social Scie...
Anna Pavitchevich
Mission Statement: <ul><li>Content Coaches are dedicated to improving all teachers’ pedagogical practice, content knowledg...
Goals <ul><li>Semester 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Principal Collaborative Goal Setting Sessions with 100 % of schools </...
Melanie Beatty-Sevier
 
Michael Lach
<ul><li>? </li></ul>
1458 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL, 60607
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    1. 1. 2008-09 Kickoff Meeting
    2. 2. Chief High School Officer
    3. 3. OHSP Layer 2 – Proposed organizational structure Chief of staff Carmita Vaughan Director Leadership development Steve Gering Consultant Chief Officer of High Schools David Gilligan Teaching and learning Michael Lach Officer Graduation pathways Carmita Vaughan Interim director Dept. of College & Career Preparation Greg Darneider Director Sports administration Calvin Davis Director OHSP / Admin. Teachers Students Students/ Counselors Students Principals Area 19 Paul R. Zeitler Area 21 Pamela Randall Area 23 Norma Rodriguez Area 24 Jerryelyn Jones Area 25 Dr. Cynthia Barron Area 26 (military) Rick W. Mills
    4. 4. Officer of High School Teaching + Learning
    5. 5. Gertie Brogsdale Karen Boran
    6. 6. Michael Lach
    7. 8. Classroom Interactions Matter Most! Rowan, et.al. “…Prospects….” Teachers College Record (2005) Proportion of Variance in Student Gains Scores (reading) Explained by Level
    8. 9. Improved Student Outcomes
    9. 10. Melanie Beatty-Sevier
    10. 11. Literacy CRI 2.0 Create a literacy Steering Committee Select literacy diagnostic tool Assist schools in developing literacy action plan Identify outside partners to provide PD to teachers in the area of writing Identify group (AIO’s, principals, literacy specialist, and teachers) for review of literacy initiative, conduct a series of meeting and receive feedback. Work with IDS curriculum group to discuss possible assessments available, weigh pros and cons of various assessments Assist schools with analyzing data, identify areas of weakness, provide professional development on action plan development Work with elementary and 6-9 coordinator to establish writing goals for high school, consult university partners, assess cost Aug July Oct Mar Jan Sept . Feb. May IDS Curriculum Director, Coaching Director, HST & L Officer HST&L Budget for professional development OL, HS Transition Coordinator M. Beatty-Sevier K Boran M. Beatty-Sevier M. Beatty-Sevier Milestones Tasks Begin End Person responsible Support required
    11. 12. Programming Course Code Revitalization Build case for course code revitalization and secure buy in Access current systems and establish process Creation of course description and new procedures Schools follow new process Meet with cross departmental teams to share vision and discuss revitalization plan Meet with cross departmental teams to establish what IMPACT system will allow and discuss task that can be accomplished Work with curriculum departments to create course descriptions , create new policy manual, communicate plan to schools Schools will reapply for new courses following to new policies and procedures M. Beatty-Sevier M. Beatty-Sevier M. Beatty-Sevier M.Beatty-Sevier Aug Aug Oct Jan Programmers, IMPACT, OHSP Programmers, IMPACT OSS, HST&L, and Lang & Culture IMPACT, Programmers Milestones Tasks Sept Sept Dec Mar Begin End Person responsible Support required
    12. 13. Special Projects MASH and PSE Seminar Publish teen news magazine Increase number of journalism clubs in CPS high schools Create an elective junior level course that focuses on Post Secondary objectives <ul><li>Serve on advisory board of Chicago Tribune MASH paper </li></ul><ul><li>Work with Tribune staff to increase student knowledge of benefits of journalism clubs in high schools </li></ul><ul><li>Advise tribune staff on how to increase MASH exposure in schools </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with Post Secondary office to create curriculum for juniors to prepare them for post secondary experience </li></ul><ul><li>Create focus teacher focus group to further develop course </li></ul>Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune M. Beatty-Sevier Aug Sept Aug CPS Teacher Rep, M Beatty-Sevier, CPS Communications CPS Advisory Board Post Secondary, CPS teachers Milestones Tasks May May May Begin End Person responsible Support required
    13. 14. Karen Boran
    14. 15. IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Jana Crane, </li></ul><ul><li>IDS Team Leader </li></ul>
    15. 16. Curriculum Coherence <ul><li>Short Term: Ensure that IDS are aligned internally and across content providers; collaborate with SIS and IDS; prepare recommendations; report to stakeholders on progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term: Collaborate with IDS and SIS to implement recommendations; ensure that contracts reflect agreed upon changes; report to stakeholders on effectiveness. </li></ul>
    16. 17. Special Populations <ul><li>Short Term: Staff and train SPLs for all IDS; design and implement professional development support structure; collaborate with OL, OSS, OLC and IDS to develop appropriate support structures; report to stakeholders on progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term: Collaborate with IDS to address materials, professional development, curriculum choices that address the needs of students who struggle; report to stakeholders on effectiveness. </li></ul>
    17. 18. IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Kathleen Hayes, </li></ul><ul><li>IDS Team Leader </li></ul>
    18. 19. Workshop Professional Development <ul><li>Short Term: Design and implement coherent IDS PD registration and monitoring system; ensure that IDS professional development reflects content and pedagogical best practices; collaborate with SIS and IDS; prepare recommendations. </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term: Collaborate with IDS and SIS to implement recommendations; ensure that contracts reflect agreed upon changes; report to stakeholders on effectiveness. </li></ul>
    19. 20. Teacher Leadership <ul><li>Short Term: Design and implement city-wide PD for department chair and IDS Lead teachers in teaming and networking, and use of formative data to design instructional interventions; collaborate with SIS and HST&L coaches; report to stakeholders on progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term: Collaborate with SIS, IDS, and HST&L coaches to collect, analyze and prepare teacher, coach, and principal survey data to determine effectiveness; report to stakeholders on effectiveness. </li></ul>
    20. 21. IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Sendhil Revuluri, </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Instructional Specialist, Mathematics </li></ul>
    21. 22. Curriculum and Instructional Leadership in Mathematics <ul><li>Short Term: Drive coherency reviews of all IDS mathematics’ professional development, curriculum, and assessment; collaborate with IDS and IDS curriculum team; report findings to stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term: Collaborate with IDS and IDS curriculum team to implement recommendations; ensure changes are reflected in contracts; report to stakeholders on effectiveness. </li></ul>
    22. 23. IDS Curriculum Team <ul><li>Meghan Tallent-Bennis, </li></ul><ul><li>IDS Team Leader </li></ul>
    23. 24. Assessment <ul><li>Short Term: Refine, implement, and monitor IDS quarterly and summative assessment systems; implement quarterly assessments; collaborate with IDS, REA, IDS curriculum team; report to stakeholders on progress </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term: Design plan for internalization of IDS assessment system; implement summatives and 10 th grade field testing; report to stakeholders on effectiveness </li></ul>
    24. 25. Coach Hiring <ul><li>Short Term: Implement coach hiring system; collaborate with HR, OBM, schools, IDS; collaborate with IDS and CPS to ensure smooth transition of internal CPS employees; report to stakeholders on progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term: Maintain coach hiring process so that vacancies are filled timely and with quality staff; report to stakeholders on effectiveness. </li></ul>
    25. 26. Gertie Brogsdale
    26. 27. 6-9 Transition: Freshman Connection Reading and Mathematics Curriculum Review data from 2008 program to inform 2009 planning Conduct focus groups to inform curriculum revision Make appropriate curriculum revisions and/or select appropriate products Identify and order curriculum materials Plan professional development Meet w/ PSED and REA to discuss implications of survey, observation and attendance data Identify teachers for informal discussions of curriculum and curriculum implementation Identify persons to help w/ curriculum revision or Product selection Prepare and or analyze materials Order instructional materials Identify facilitators for PD Select and secure PD sites Prepare and print curriculum materials Disseminate information to administrators and schools re PD Sept. Oct. Dec. Nov. Jan. Jan. Nov. Nov. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. PSED, REA Budget for extended day teacher stipend Reading and math specialist Budget for reading and math specialist curriculum work PSED admin responsible for orders Budget for facilitators and print resources PSED/FC manager G. Darneider G. Brogsdale G. Brogsdale G. Brogsdale PSED AA G. Brogsdale FC Manager Milestones Tasks Begin End Person responsible Support required
    27. 28. 6-9 Transition: Freshman Connection Reading and Mathematics Curriculum Recruit teachers Conduct professional development Deliver instructional materials and supplies to schools Monitor and support curriculum implementation in schools Disseminate teacher qualifications and guidelines for employment Meet w/ principals Provide _______ hours of PD for teachers Prepare distribution list w/ schools, number of classrooms and students Assemble, pack and label materials for distribution to schools Contact distribution for pick up Create observation protocol, schedule and reporting method for in school support. G.Darneider, V. Beasley-Green G. Brogsdale PSED AA G. Brogsdale G. Brogsdale March Milestones Tasks Begin End Person responsible Support required
    28. 29. 6-9 Transition: 9 th grade Writing Framework Information Gathering Identify writing curriculum team Develop Writing Framework Draft Share w/ Officer and Literacy Steering Committee for feedback Revise Draft Plan professional development <ul><li>Collect information regarding elementary writing curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Research 9 th grade writing in other districts </li></ul><ul><li>Research writing programs </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate w/ OL staff and other writing professionals (CAWP, IRP, NLU) to inform Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Articulate writing approach </li></ul><ul><li>Identify writing foci per quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Identify writing materials and resources for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Identify possible text or products to guide instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Meet w/ Officer and/or Literacy Steering Committee for feedback on draft </li></ul><ul><li>Share w/ teacher focus groups for feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Make revisions to draft based on feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Determine necessary professional development needed for 9 th grade teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Draft PD plan </li></ul>Aug. 08 Sept. 08 Oct. 08 Jan. 08 Apr.08 June 08 Ongoing Oct. 08 Jan.08 Mar.08 June 08 Aug.08 G. Brogsdale G. Brogsdale OL staff G. Brogsdale OL staff G. Brogsdale M. Beatty-Sevier G. Brogsdale Collaboration with Office of Literacy staff Feedback from various stakeholders ie AIOS, IDS, teachers. Milestones Tasks Begin End Person responsible Support required
    29. 30. Rukiya Curvey-Johnson
    30. 31. IDS Operations <ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Finances </li></ul><ul><li>HR </li></ul>
    31. 32. Mark Klimesh
    32. 33. Advanced Placement <ul><li>The development of 4 quality targeted, content specific professional development days for AP teachers, coordinators, counselors, & principals . </li></ul><ul><li>- Two in October </li></ul><ul><li>- One in February and one in March </li></ul><ul><li>Expand opportunities for students </li></ul><ul><li>- 2009-2010 throughout CPS average one more AP offering per school </li></ul><ul><li>Improve test results </li></ul><ul><li>- Over-all a10% increase in scores moving from 1 to 2 and 2 to 3. Each school also establishes a “stretch” goal. </li></ul>
    33. 34. <ul><li>Develop curriculum partnerships with Karen and Anna to plan 4 th year course selection </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Completed by March 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop pre-AP course strategies and initiate pre-AP teacher PD </li></ul><ul><li>- 1 st pre-AP teacher summer sessions to begin July 2009 to include content coaches </li></ul><ul><li>Work with curriculum specialists and ILT to develop vertical teaming for 09-10 </li></ul><ul><li>- Have vertical teaming in place in all HS for the 2010-2011 school year </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a cohort of CPS teachers to become PD facilitators </li></ul><ul><li>- Have ten CPS teachers as readers for the May 2009 tests and twenty for May 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>- By July 2009 ten CPS teachers will be trained as AP facilitators </li></ul>
    34. 35. Martin Moe
    35. 36. Mission: Ensure that Social Science education in CPS is clearly designed and properly supported and will allow teachers to effectively provide all students with an education that will prepare them to be analytical thinkers and engaged citizens. <ul><li>Key Components : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Science 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DBQ Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago History Advanced Placement Project (CHAPP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting American History Project (CAHP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Science Coaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Model UN – Global Classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Close Up Washington </li></ul></ul>
    36. 37. Social Science Team Goals: 2008 - 2009 <ul><li>Semester I Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a framework for Social Science curriculum from K – 12 aligned to a core textbook series, an assessment plan, and opportunities provided by local external partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DBQ Project participants will incorporate document analysis into the curriculum and accommodate for varying student learning levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A series of instructional workshops and mentor support will increase the variety of instructional best practices utilized in the classrooms of CHAPP participants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AHMC teachers will increase their knowledge about Understanding by Design (UBD) and inquiry-based learning through monthly seminars and individual coaching interactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Model UN and Close Up will each have an increase in the number of schools participating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Semester II Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate the developed 2.0 plan throughout the district and develop school-based support for the new initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DBQ participants will collect portfolios of student work demonstrating improvement in document analysis and writing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved instructional practices of CHAPP teachers will lead to the number of students receiving a four or greater on the AP US History exam to increase by 10% or more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers will plan and implement inquiry-based projects in the classroom with the support of instructional coaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Close Up students will travel to Washington, D.C. and gain insight into our government and the political process with firsthand experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Model UN will culminate in a model UN session where students will demonstrate their grasp of a variety of global issues developed through curriculum implemented during the school year </li></ul></ul>
    37. 38. Anna Pavitchevich
    38. 39. Mission Statement: <ul><li>Content Coaches are dedicated to improving all teachers’ pedagogical practice, content knowledge, and collaborative skills resulting in stronger teams of adult learners working toward preparing every student for post-secondary success. </li></ul>
    39. 40. Goals <ul><li>Semester 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Principal Collaborative Goal Setting Sessions with 100 % of schools </li></ul><ul><li>Complete 1 - 2 coaching engagements in targeted schools selected to receive support </li></ul><ul><li>Establish routines for coaching team </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot the school selection process </li></ul><ul><li>Establish firm relationships with all teachers in targeted schools </li></ul><ul><li>Build coaches’ capacity to do coaching actions </li></ul><ul><li>Semester 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Continue coaching engagements in targeted schools </li></ul><ul><li>Continue building coaching capacity and reflective practice </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain productive relationships with all teachers in targeted schools </li></ul><ul><li>Collect data, analyze, and refine coaching processes for next SY </li></ul>
    40. 41. Melanie Beatty-Sevier
    41. 43. Michael Lach
    42. 44. <ul><li>? </li></ul>
    43. 45. 1458 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL, 60607
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