Zeiger Elementary State Of The School 2008-09


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  • Zeiger Elementary State Of The School 2008-09

    1. 1. ZEIGER ELEMENTARY NOW IS THE TIME! 2008-2009 State of the School Address Puyallup School District
    2. 2. PSD Mission Statement <ul><li>Supported by families in our diverse community, the Puyallup School District challenges its students to achieve their academic, creative and physical potential. </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Edward Zeiger Elementary: </li></ul><ul><li>Mission, Vision, Beliefs and Commitments </li></ul>
    4. 4. Our Mission: <ul><li>The mission of Edward Zeiger Elementary is to ensure high levels of learning for each student. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Our Vision: <ul><li>Our vision is to provide an inclusive environment which models and supports the development of life long skills. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Our Core Beliefs: <ul><li>We believe that all individuals have value, deserve the highest respect and will be most successful when learning to become: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-directed learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complex thinkers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative team members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community contributors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality producers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective communicators </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Commitments to Our Students: <ul><li>We will work collaboratively and use “best practices” to positively impact your learning. </li></ul><ul><li>You will learn essential knowledge and skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Your learning will be monitored on an ongoing basis and will be evaluated according to identified standards. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be given support in a systematic way to meet your full potential. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be given multiple opportunities to learn. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be provided with examples of quality work to help you assess your progress. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Strategic Directions Student Achievement Equity & Equal Opportunity Communication Effective A ccountability
    9. 9. Student Achievement
    10. 10. Student Achievement <ul><li>Goal 1.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Increase academic rigor for all students. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement the new K - 6 intervention materials </li></ul><ul><li>Implement the new 7 – 12 literacy adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Expand efforts to close the achievement gap </li></ul>
    11. 11. Student Achievement <ul><li>Goal 1.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Increase academic rigor for all students. </li></ul><ul><li>Examine grading practices at grades 7 – 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Examine the elementary instructional day </li></ul><ul><li>Through Regional Learning Communities, expand transitions between grade spans </li></ul>
    12. 12. Goal 1.2 Demonstrate incremental continuous improvement by annually decreasing the number of students not meeting the reading and math standard by 10%. Student Achievement
    13. 13. <ul><li>Goal 1.2 continuous improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Develop drop-out prevention programs </li></ul><ul><li>Improve on-time graduation rates </li></ul><ul><li>Improve learning opportunities for all students </li></ul>Student Achievement
    14. 14. <ul><li>1. What is it we expect students to learn? </li></ul><ul><li>How we know when they have learned it? </li></ul><ul><li>How will we respond if they don’t learn it? </li></ul><ul><li>How will we respond if they already know it? </li></ul>Student Achievement
    15. 15. Zeiger’s Initiative <ul><li>Intervention/Enrichment Block: A 30 minute instructional block will be dedicated to provide either; additional support in curricular areas for those students needing more assistance or academic enrichment opportunities for those students meeting learning targets. </li></ul>Student Achievement
    16. 16. Preliminary Results WASL Comparison Across Grade Levels 3 - 6
    17. 18. Grade 3 WASL Reading Performance
    18. 19. Grade 3 WASL Reading Performance
    19. 21. Grade 4 WASL Reading Performance
    20. 22. Grade 4 WASL Reading Performance
    21. 23. WASL Reading Grade 5
    22. 24. Grade 5 WASL Reading Performance
    23. 25. Grade 5 WASL Reading Performance
    24. 26. WASL Reading Grade 6
    25. 27. Grade 6 WASL Reading Performance
    26. 28. Grade 6 WASL Reading Performance
    27. 29. WASL Reading 2005-08
    28. 30. WASL Performance by Level: Reading Grades 3 – 6
    29. 32. Grade 3 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    30. 33. Grade 3 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    31. 34. WASL Mathematics Grade 4
    32. 35. Grade 4 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    33. 36. Grade 4 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    34. 38. Grade 5 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    35. 39. Grade 5 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    36. 40. WASL Mathematics Grade 6
    37. 41. Grade 6 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    38. 42. Grade 6 WASL: Mathematics Performance
    39. 43. WASL Math 2005-08
    40. 44. WASL Performance by Level: Math Grades 3 – 6
    41. 45. WASL Reading Grade 4
    42. 46. Grade 4 WASL Writing Performance
    43. 47. Grade 4 WASL Writing Performance
    44. 49. Grade 5 WASL Science Performance
    45. 50. Grade 5 WASL Science Performance
    46. 51. Equity & Equal Opportunity
    47. 52. Goal 2.1 Continue implementation of an evaluation system for all staff Goal 2.2 Implement an articulated professional development program and train staff in support of our goals. Goal 2.3 Increase cultural competence system-wide. Equity & Equal Opportunity
    48. 53. Zeiger’s Initiatives Equity & Equal Opportunity <ul><li>Implementation of the District’s new REACH for Kids curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Continued emphasis of our “RESPECT” policy. </li></ul>
    49. 54. Equity & Equal Opportunity <ul><li>At Zeiger Elementary We Respect: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All People </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Property </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Space </li></ul></ul></ul>
    50. 55. Effective Communication
    51. 56. <ul><li>Goal 3.1 </li></ul><ul><li> Strengthen communications between schools, parents, and the community through parents and community engagement. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase parent engagement at all levels </li></ul><ul><li>Engage parents in the CSIP process </li></ul><ul><li>Increase parent access to information on student performance </li></ul>Effective Communication
    52. 57. <ul><li>Goal 3.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Continue implementing the district’s communications plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Build relationships with parents and community members by engaging them in conversations and other activities </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate the facility needs of our district including new buildings, renovations, and program enhancements </li></ul>Effective Communication
    53. 58. Zeiger’s Initiatives <ul><li>Zeiger Explorers Bulletin </li></ul><ul><li>Zeiger Elementary Website </li></ul><ul><li>“ School Messenger” System </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom/SWIFT Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Student PLUS Parent Access </li></ul>Effective Communication
    54. 59. Accountability
    55. 60. <ul><li>Goal 4.1 </li></ul><ul><li>provide students a safe, appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>and equitable physical learning environment and open new/relocated facilities on time and on budget. </li></ul><ul><li>Implement full campus closures at all comprehensive high schools </li></ul><ul><li>Subject to passage of the 2009 Bond, implement planning and construction of approved projects </li></ul>Accountability
    56. 61. <ul><li>Goal 4.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Examine District practices for improved efficiency and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Install voice-alert systems throughout PSD </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct transportation bell-time study </li></ul><ul><li>Identify practices to reduce the district’s “carbon footprint” </li></ul>Accountability
    57. 62. <ul><li>Goal 4.3 </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the results of the Technology Study, develop an integrated, district-wide approach to technology </li></ul><ul><li>Reconvene the Information Technology Oversight Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Implement bandwidth improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade key systems focusing on student-centered learning </li></ul>Accountability
    58. 63. <ul><li>Goal 4.4 Implement a process for decision-making throughout all levels of the district </li></ul><ul><li>Implement the district regional organizational structure </li></ul><ul><li>Goal 4.5 Maintain a minimum 5% General Fund ending fund balance, exclusive of carryover commitments, in order to demonstrate financial stability and be responsive to emergency needs. </li></ul>Accountability
    59. 64. Zeiger’s Initiatives <ul><li>Infusing technology in student learning through the use of; student computers, document cameras, SMART Boards, digital cameras, video recorders, the internet and other technology tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Zeiger’s staff Leadership Committee includes parent representatives as members. </li></ul>Accountability
    60. 65. ZEIGER ELEMENTARY Now is the time! 2008 - 2009 Strategic Directions & Goals Puyallup School District