NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014
PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Standardized Individual
Learning Plans
It’s Not an Oxymoron
Dani...
NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Looking Back to Move Forward:
a quick history
4
History: A long time coming…
• 1965: The Elementary & Secondary Education ACT
(ESEA)
• Established Title 1 funding
• Dis...
5
History, cont’d
• 1975: Congress enacts Education for All
Handicapped Children Act (Public law 94-142)
• Recognizing and...
6
No Child Left Untested
• Recognition that educational success is beyond
hitting benchmarks
• Education reform
• College ...
7
Defining Success
• Global workforce
• Beyond test score
• College & Career readiness skills
• Soft skills
• Self-awarene...
8
Discussion…..Defining Readiness
• Is career readiness the same as college
readiness?
• What are the skills, practices, h...
NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
The Standard Individual Learning Plan
10
Process: Start at the End
• Determine needs and desired outcomes
• Priorities of school/district
• Milestones vs. Best ...
11
Things to Ponder…
• Grades involved
• Capacity
• Access to students
• Curriculum integration
• Budget
• Staff
• Reports...
12
Initial Matrix
• Establish tentative layout
• Who?
• What?
• When?
• Roll out
• Who?
• What?
• When?
13
Discussion…..Making Decisions
• What factors must be included?
• How can these factors be delivered?
• Curriculum integ...
NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
ILP in Action
15
Success Planner
• District
• Consistency & efficiency across schools
• Schools cannot modify district tasks
• Reporting...
16
One size fits….most
• Pros
• Built-in tracking
• Flexibility
• Student & counselor monitoring
• Challenges
• Diverse co...
17
Success Planning Features
• Tasks: activities assigned to students
• Multiple completion options
• Survey
• Documents
•...
18
How to…
Tasks
• Actions students are asked to take
• Created by school staff or built-in
• Assigned to one student or a...
19
Programs
• Programs are groups of tasks to be assigned to
students
• Programs may be assigned to groups or individual
s...
20
Assigning Programs
• Assigning to a group or individual
• For a group, Planner  assign and manage
• Select criteria an...
21
Accountability….GASP!
Reports
• Customizable
• Schedulable
• Email-able
• Exportable
22
Evaluation
• Revisit milestones
• Achieving goals?
• Manageable workload?
• Meaningful
• Student, staff surveys
• Adjus...
NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
MPS: My Life Plan
24
MPS: Our Take
• 2006-07: School board approved pilot program
for “My Life Plan” (MLP)
• Piloted 3 methods of delivery
•...
25
MPS Definition of CCR
Academic
Readiness
College
Knowledge
Career
Awareness
Personal &
Social
Readiness
Intercultural
C...
26
My Life Plan: An Example
27
Questions?
28
For more information…
Contact
Danielle Jastrow
School Counselor/Coordinator
AchieveMpls &
Minneapolis Public Schools
Em...
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Learn how to build individual learning plans (ILPs) using the tools offered by Naviance. Hear how two districts went about the process of selecting requirements, writing a scope and sequence, and building requirements onto Naviance. Understand how to gain district and school buy-in, and show success through reporting.

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NSI 2014: Standardized Individual Learning Plans - It's Not an Oxymoron

  1. 1. NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
  2. 2. NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA Standardized Individual Learning Plans It’s Not an Oxymoron Danielle Jastrow AchieveMpls & Minneapolis Public Schools Bruce Armes San Juan Unified School District Sacramento, CA July 2014
  3. 3. NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA Looking Back to Move Forward: a quick history
  4. 4. 4 History: A long time coming… • 1965: The Elementary & Secondary Education ACT (ESEA) • Established Title 1 funding • Distribution of federal funding to address the “achievement gap” • Initial method of school accountability and education equity • 1973: Rehabilitation Act, Section 504 • No discrimination against persons with disabilities if org receives fed funding • Modified with Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 • Increases definition of disabilities
  5. 5. 5 History, cont’d • 1975: Congress enacts Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public law 94-142) • Recognizing and requiring for students with special needs that the needs and rights of a free appropriate education • 1997: Public Law 94-142 amended; currently enacted as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) • 2001: ESEA reauthorized as No Child Left Behind • Annual testing, academic progress, report cards, teacher qualifications
  6. 6. 6 No Child Left Untested • Recognition that educational success is beyond hitting benchmarks • Education reform • College & career readiness skills • Workforce demands • Document success • School choice • Community reporting
  7. 7. 7 Defining Success • Global workforce • Beyond test score • College & Career readiness skills • Soft skills • Self-awareness • Persistence • Contributing member of society Standard Individual Learning Plans
  8. 8. 8 Discussion…..Defining Readiness • Is career readiness the same as college readiness? • What are the skills, practices, habits, etc., that a student should possess to be “ready?” • How do we know? • What does “ready” look like? • How do we measure?
  9. 9. NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA The Standard Individual Learning Plan
  10. 10. 10 Process: Start at the End • Determine needs and desired outcomes • Priorities of school/district • Milestones vs. Best Practice • Reports • Aligning with ASCA • Review current data • Talk to stakeholders • Assemble team • Counselors • Career/College Center staff • Supportive teachers • Administrators
  11. 11. 11 Things to Ponder… • Grades involved • Capacity • Access to students • Curriculum integration • Budget • Staff • Reports • Other school/district initiatives • Student mobility • Special populations • Special Education • English Language Learners
  12. 12. 12 Initial Matrix • Establish tentative layout • Who? • What? • When? • Roll out • Who? • What? • When?
  13. 13. 13 Discussion…..Making Decisions • What factors must be included? • How can these factors be delivered? • Curriculum integration? • Advisory? • Who will evaluate? Must it be evaluated? • Where to begin? • Grade? • Activity?
  14. 14. NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA ILP in Action
  15. 15. 15 Success Planner • District • Consistency & efficiency across schools • Schools cannot modify district tasks • Reporting and accountability • Schools • Not recreating the wheel, just assign district level • Customization based on needs • Assign on own schedule • Add site-specific tasks • Students • Goals • Plan/program established
  16. 16. 16 One size fits….most • Pros • Built-in tracking • Flexibility • Student & counselor monitoring • Challenges • Diverse counseling departments • Need to make concessions • Consensus takes time
  17. 17. 17 Success Planning Features • Tasks: activities assigned to students • Multiple completion options • Survey • Documents • Inventories • Programs: a collection of tasks • Based on needs • Grade • Grad year • Group
  18. 18. 18 How to… Tasks • Actions students are asked to take • Created by school staff or built-in • Assigned to one student or a group of students Creating a task • Planner  Tasks • Add another task • Follow the prompts to set up your task  save
  19. 19. 19 Programs • Programs are groups of tasks to be assigned to students • Programs may be assigned to groups or individual students Creating a Program • Planner  programs • Add another program • Follow prompts to add a program • Add tasks to the program • Save
  20. 20. 20 Assigning Programs • Assigning to a group or individual • For a group, Planner  assign and manage • Select criteria and click continue • For individual, from student profile select success plan • Choose task, move and save
  21. 21. 21 Accountability….GASP! Reports • Customizable • Schedulable • Email-able • Exportable
  22. 22. 22 Evaluation • Revisit milestones • Achieving goals? • Manageable workload? • Meaningful • Student, staff surveys • Adjust as necessary • Patience • Ride out the pendulum • Rinse and repeat
  23. 23. NAVIANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014 | PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA MPS: My Life Plan
  24. 24. 24 MPS: Our Take • 2006-07: School board approved pilot program for “My Life Plan” (MLP) • Piloted 3 methods of delivery • Naviance selected • 2007-08: MLP approved as graduation requirement • 2009-10: MLP pulled down into grades 6-8 • 2010: First class graduates with MLP • 2011: Incorporation of Naviance’s Success Planner • 2014: 3rd iteration on the horizon
  25. 25. 25 MPS Definition of CCR Academic Readiness College Knowledge Career Awareness Personal & Social Readiness Intercultural Competence
  26. 26. 26 My Life Plan: An Example
  27. 27. 27 Questions?
  28. 28. 28 For more information… Contact Danielle Jastrow School Counselor/Coordinator AchieveMpls & Minneapolis Public Schools Email: Danielle.Jastrow@mpls.k12.mn.us Bruce Armes Lead Counselor San Juan Unified School District Email: barmes@sanjuan.edu
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