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External Review Exit Report
Gospel Light Baptist Academy
Nov. 18-19, 2015
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© 2015 AdvancED
AdvancED is the global leader in providing
continuous improvement and accreditation
services to over 32,00...
© 2015 AdvancED
Accreditation
An international protocol for institutions
committed to systemic, systematic and
sustainable...
© 2015 AdvancED
External Review
A diagnostic process to stimulate and guide
continuous improvement with a focus on:
–Impac...
© 2015 AdvancED
External Review
Professional judgment by the External Review
Team results in:
–Powerful Practices
–Opportu...
© 2015 AdvancED
Stakeholders
Stakeholder Interviewed Number
Pastor 1
Administrators 2
Instructional Staff 20
Students 83
S...
© 2015 AdvancED
Teaching and Learning
Impact
The External Review Team
examined:
• Student performance results
• instructio...
© 2015 AdvancED
Findings
• 3.1 Promoting school pride, learning
opportunities, and community interaction
through participa...
© 2015 AdvancED
Findings
• 3.3 Recognize areas in need of technology
as an instructional resource. Collaborate
with teache...
© 2015 AdvancED
eleot™
Domains External Review AEN
1 Equitable Learning Environment 2.90 2.69
2 High Expectations Environm...
© 2015 AdvancED
Leadership Capacity
The External Review Team
examined:
• Institutional purpose and
direction
• Governance ...
© 2015 AdvancED
Findings
• 2.4 Great respect to staff members was
evidenced in surveys and interviews,
delineating how sch...
© 2015 AdvancED
Findings
• 2.4 Great respect to staff members was
evidenced in surveys and interviews,
delineating how sch...
© 2015 AdvancED
Findings
• 2.5 Create a series of structured opportunities to address the
lack of effective communication ...
© 2015 AdvancED
Resource Utilization
The External Review Team
examined:
• Allocation and use of resources
• Equity of reso...
© 2015 AdvancED
Findings
4.4 Evaluate the need for all students and
staff to have access to media and
informational resour...
© 2015 AdvancED
Conclusions
Index of Education Quality™ (IEQ™)
– Impact of teaching and learning on student
performance
– ...
© 2015 AdvancED
IEQ Results
External Review IEQ
Score
AE Network Average
Overall Score 303.85 278.34
Teaching and Learning...
© 2015 AdvancED
IEQ Results
The IEQ results indicate that the school
system is performing within acceptable
ranges as comp...
© 2015 AdvancED
Recommendation
The External Review Team recommends to
the AdvancED Accreditation Commission
that the Gospe...
© 2015 AdvancED
Continuous Improvement
• Improvement Priorities must be addressed
within two years
• Beginning of a journe...
© 2015 AdvancED
Final Thoughts
The External Review Team:
– Appreciates your hospitality, support and
professionalism.
– Re...
© 2015 AdvancED
Create a world of opportunities
for every learner
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© 2015 AdvancED
Find Us
www.advanc-ed.org
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  1. 1. External Review Exit Report Gospel Light Baptist Academy Nov. 18-19, 2015 1
  2. 2. © 2015 AdvancED AdvancED is the global leader in providing continuous improvement and accreditation services to over 32,000 institutions serving 20 million students worldwide. 2
  3. 3. © 2015 AdvancED Accreditation An international protocol for institutions committed to systemic, systematic and sustainable improvement • Builds capacity of the system and its schools to increase and sustain student learning • Stimulates and improves effectiveness and efficiency throughout the system © 2015 AdvancED 3
  4. 4. © 2015 AdvancED External Review A diagnostic process to stimulate and guide continuous improvement with a focus on: –Impact of teaching and learning –Capacity of leadership –Use of resources © 2015 AdvancED 4
  5. 5. © 2015 AdvancED External Review Professional judgment by the External Review Team results in: –Powerful Practices –Opportunities for Improvement –Improvement Priority –Index of Education Quality –Accreditation Recommendation © 2015 AdvancED 5
  6. 6. © 2015 AdvancED Stakeholders Stakeholder Interviewed Number Pastor 1 Administrators 2 Instructional Staff 20 Students 83 Support Staff 5 Parents 30 Total 141 6
  7. 7. © 2015 AdvancED Teaching and Learning Impact The External Review Team examined: • Student performance results • instructional quality • Learner and family engagement • Support services for student learning • Curriculum quality and efficacy • College and career readiness data Domain 7
  8. 8. © 2015 AdvancED Findings • 3.1 Promoting school pride, learning opportunities, and community interaction through participation and success in the Fine Arts Convention is a powerful motivator for student engagement. An additional motivator is Friday School, when students can earn Fridays off if their work is caught up. 8
  9. 9. © 2015 AdvancED Findings • 3.3 Recognize areas in need of technology as an instructional resource. Collaborate with teachers and students to assess web sites and tools to reinforce individual learning needs. 9
  10. 10. © 2015 AdvancED eleot™ Domains External Review AEN 1 Equitable Learning Environment 2.90 2.69 2 High Expectations Environment 2.71 2.81 3 Supportive Learning Environment 3.46 3.07 4 Active Learning Environment 2.67 2.94 5 Progress Monitoring and Feedback Environment 3.18 3.08 6 Well-Managed Learning Environment 3.19 3.14 7 Digital Learning Environment 1.39 1.83 10
  11. 11. © 2015 AdvancED Leadership Capacity The External Review Team examined: • Institutional purpose and direction • Governance and leadership effectiveness • Stakeholder engagement • Improvement capacity • Results Domain 11
  12. 12. © 2015 AdvancED Findings • 2.4 Great respect to staff members was evidenced in surveys and interviews, delineating how school leaders and staff encourage, support, and expect all students to be held to high standards in all courses of study. 12
  13. 13. © 2015 AdvancED Findings • 2.4 Great respect to staff members was evidenced in surveys and interviews, delineating how school leaders and staff encourage, support, and expect all students to be held to high standards in all courses of study. 13
  14. 14. © 2015 AdvancED Findings • 2.5 Create a series of structured opportunities to address the lack of effective communication to stakeholder groups. • At the beginning of each school year, create a communication calendar whereupon each communication event is scheduled. The communication events can be but not limited to bi- quarterly/quarterly parent nights, dates of mandated social media and email blasts, required phone calls home, mandatory website and virtual calendar updates. This type of consistent communication to all parents, guardians, and stakeholders provides opportunities for stakeholders to shape decisions, solicit feedback, work collaboratively on school improvement efforts, and provide and support meaningful leadership roles for stakeholders. 14
  15. 15. © 2015 AdvancED Resource Utilization The External Review Team examined: • Allocation and use of resources • Equity of resource distribution to need • Level and sustainability of resources • Long range capital and resource planning effectiveness Domain
  16. 16. © 2015 AdvancED Findings 4.4 Evaluate the need for all students and staff to have access to media and informational resources necessary to achieve the educational programs of the school. Students need 21st century skills to compete in our world. Technology and media access at all grades will improve student success. 16
  17. 17. © 2015 AdvancED Conclusions Index of Education Quality™ (IEQ™) – Impact of teaching and learning on student performance – Capacity of leadership to guide and ensure effectiveness in carrying out strategic direction of institution – Utilization of resources to meet diverse needs of students and institution – Use as a tool for formative analysis and continuous improvement – Connection for the conditions, processes, and practices to evidence including student performance © 2015 AdvancED 17
  18. 18. © 2015 AdvancED IEQ Results External Review IEQ Score AE Network Average Overall Score 303.85 278.34 Teaching and Learning Impact 309.52 268.94 Leadership Capacity 304.55 292.64 Resource Utilization 285.71 283.23 18
  19. 19. © 2015 AdvancED IEQ Results The IEQ results indicate that the school system is performing within acceptable ranges as compared to expected criteria as well as other institutions in the AdvancED network. © 2015 AdvancED 19
  20. 20. © 2015 AdvancED Recommendation The External Review Team recommends to the AdvancED Accreditation Commission that the Gospel Light Baptist Academy earn the distinction of accreditation by AdvancED. © 2015 AdvancED 20
  21. 21. © 2015 AdvancED Continuous Improvement • Improvement Priorities must be addressed within two years • Beginning of a journey of improvement • Deliberate and strategic actions to ensure that every child, every day is being prepared and achieving success for their future © 2015 AdvancED 21
  22. 22. © 2015 AdvancED Final Thoughts The External Review Team: – Appreciates your hospitality, support and professionalism. – Respects and acknowledges the efforts to improve the quality of your institution. – Congratulates your system and community on completing the requirements for AdvancED School System Accreditation. © 2015 AdvancED 22
  23. 23. © 2015 AdvancED Create a world of opportunities for every learner 23
  24. 24. © 2015 AdvancED Find Us www.advanc-ed.org 24

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