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KLFA Kickoff Webinar, Aug 2010


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Kansas Learning First Alliance kicked off our 2010-11 school year with a webinar highlighting the recommendations from the Kansas Education Commission regarding the priorities of the Blueprint.

This is the powerpoint that accompanied the webinar.

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KLFA Kickoff Webinar, Aug 2010

  1. 1. August 26, 2010 Webinar Meeting
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Meeting </li></ul>8/26/2010 Sue Givens
  3. 3. <ul><li>To thoroughly examine key priorities found in the Blueprint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>College and career-ready students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great teacher and leaders in every school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equity and opportunity for all students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise the bar and reward excellence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote innovation and continuous improvement </li></ul></ul>8/26/2010 Diane DeBacker
  4. 4. <ul><li>Recommend revisions to state statutes, regulations, and/or policies to ensure the KS students are prepared for their next steps. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide coherence to the discussion & work currently underway in various segments of KS education regarding the reauthorization of ESEA & the future of education in our state. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow for a smooth transition from the accountability system of NCLB to the new system as outline in the Blueprint for Reform. </li></ul>8/26/2010 Diane DeBacker
  5. 5. <ul><li>July 6 th Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>August 30 th Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>October 8 th Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>December 14 th Presentation to the KSBE </li></ul>8/26/2010 Diane DeBacker
  6. 6. <ul><li>K-12 Standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of 21 st Century Skills in Common Core Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas 15% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History/Government </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth Model in compliance with ESEA Reauthorization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Accountability System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nancy Bolz </li></ul></ul>8/26/2010
  7. 7. <ul><li>Recruitment of teachers and leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of teachers and leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing of teachers and leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation of teachers and leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Equitable access to effective teachers and leaders in high-poverty, high-minority schools </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation of teachers including a value-added component </li></ul>8/26/2010 Sue Givens
  8. 8. <ul><li>Special Education </li></ul><ul><li>English Language Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Native American students </li></ul><ul><li>Homeless students </li></ul><ul><li>Students of migrant workers </li></ul><ul><li>Neglected or delinquent students </li></ul><ul><li>Rural education </li></ul><ul><li>Universal design, including MTSS </li></ul><ul><li>Technical assistance provided to schools and districts; i.e. Kansas Learning Network </li></ul>8/26/2010 Katherine Sprott
  9. 9. <ul><li>Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy plan for the state </li></ul><ul><li>Access to challenging high school curriculum including college-level classes, dual credit, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate & other accelerated courses </li></ul><ul><li>Qualified Admissions and how these align with high school curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation requirements </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Blake West </li></ul>8/26/2010
  10. 10. <ul><li>Recognizing and scaling up successful programs </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer, larger, more flexible funding streams </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive redesign of the school day/week/year </li></ul><ul><li>Safe schools </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy schools </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging communities </li></ul><ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual schools </li></ul>8/26/2010 Debbie Lawson
  11. 11. <ul><li>10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at KASB ($9 Lunch) </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Member Organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation Update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watch & Talk Summary Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What? What info did you gain from tonight’s webinar? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>So What? So what does it mean for your work this year? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Now What? Now what will you put in your action plan? </li></ul></ul></ul>8/26/2010 Sue Givens
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