Accountability measures will encompass authentic assessments, standards-based learning models, the observation process, and survey feedback.
Accountability measures will be based on a rubric evaluation system which reflects efficacy of the six elements through quarterly review. Following the review, members of the school based planning team will make necessary adjustments for improvement.
Modifications to the school improvement plan will be conveyed using various mediums.
School Plan –PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Professional Development (PD): Review expectations for Personal Goal Plan (PGP).
In order to achieve the school’s goals and purposes, differentiated PD plans for stakeholders will be developed based on school data, individual need, and resources.
What types of Professional Development are critical to your growth?
What types of Professional Development do you believe are critical for our student’s growth?
What are your goals for the upcoming school year?
School Plan –SCHOOL CONTEXT Duty, Honor, & Citizenship:
Every facet of the school community will be embedded to mirror respect for all, high standards, school pride, cultural awareness, and diversity.
Fairmont Heights HS is founded on the belief that all students have the potential to contribute to the global community. This belief will be manifested throughout the learning community in the following ways:
Student work and important information will be displayed throughout the building and community which reflects the highest standards and a deep connection to community and global commitment.
How do we know the school is Meeting its Purpose? Given the inquiry design project based learning focus students will be responsible for the planning and execution of their interdisciplinary project with assistance from members of the learning community. This will be demonstrated though the mastery of:
CCS Plan for Fairmont Heights High School HIV School-wide Project SY 2011-2012 CCS Alignment 9
Project Goals To draw on the experience of educators from each discipline as a means of connecting learning experiences using an integrative teaching approach. To effect positive change in the knowledge and risk-taking behaviors of our youth through harm reduction education; To effect positive change in the attitudes of youth by humanizing the epidemic; To develop youth leadership opportunities in the delivery of HIV prevention education; and, To facilitate healthy decision-making among youth through informed, sustained dialogue on HIV/AIDS issues. 10
Quarterly research & discussion 11 SPED Tech ED/IT Sciences Social Studies HIV Math FACS Arts English Modern Language Business Students will explore the disease HIV in depth by working on projects that call for intellectual inquiry, physical exploration, and community service.
Bulletin Board—Replaces the “Hornet’s Nest” sign.
Needs to be complete by 8/17-Department Leaders.
What are the “BIG” ideas that will be explored within each content area as it relates to HIV?
Identify quarterly dates in which students will explore the various questions
Work with Mr. Austin to identify dates for advisories using school calendar.
Quarterly Components The first component will focus on awareness of the disease/number of cases—local, state, regional, national, and global. The second component will focus on sustaining political and societal commitment to HIV/AIDS prevention and to reduce stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS and expands coverage and quality of treatment services and develops research. The third component will focus on building community involvement and awareness. The project will also support efforts to reduce the risk of an emerging HIV-associated TB epidemic among the HIV infected and the non-infected populations. 13