Pupil Support Services Meeting - 9/19/2011


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Pupil Support Services Meeting - 9/19/2011

  1. 1. Chapter 1<br />Pupil support Services2011-2012<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Protocols to get us started<br />I will treat each person as a peer.<br />I will communicate openly and honestly.<br />I will reveal my interests but work toward the common good.<br />I will present my points of view and my points of view only.<br />I will contribute but will not dominate.<br />
  3. 3. Decision Making<br />We will make decisions by consensus.<br /><ul><li>I believe that you understand my point of view.
  4. 4. I believe I understand your point of view.
  5. 5. I can and will live with this decision.
  6. 6. I will support this decision in public and private through my words and actions through implementation.</li></li></ul><li>The Elephant<br />
  7. 7. four quadrants<br />
  8. 8. Build our norms<br />
  9. 9. “I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.”<br /> Woodrow Wilson<br />
  10. 10. AAS Core Values<br />AAS believes equally in the value of<br />Making decisions based on the students’ best interests; <br />Developing the whole child; <br />Supporting student success through community partnerships; <br />Delivering a challenging and inquiry-based curriculum in an engaging manner; <br />Reviewing curriculum via a reflective and dynamic process; <br />Respecting self and others; <br />Providing an emotionally and physically safe environment where people want to come each day; and <br />Providing students with an international perspective in order to prepare them for future challenges and contributions. <br />
  11. 11. AAS Mission <br />The Anglo-American School of Moscow empowers each student to<br /><ul><li>Respect self and others
  12. 12. Love learning, and
  13. 13. Contribute as a globally aware citizen </li></ul>in order to achieve individual academic and holistic excellence. <br />
  14. 14. AAS Vision<br />We inspire student learning through… <br /><ul><li>Adynamic and caring environment
  15. 15. Innovative and effective instructional strategies
  16. 16. Collaborative relationships
  17. 17. Current, relevant technologies ,and
  18. 18. Drawing upon the rich resources of our diverse community. </li></li></ul><li>Strategic Plan Strategies<br />Learning<br />Systems<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />
  19. 19. Learning Strategy<br />We will develop our philosophical beliefs, systems and practices in order to support and empower each student to achieve individual, academic and holistic excellence. <br />
  20. 20. Systems Strategy<br />We will develop the means to align AAS processes and systems to each other and to our mission.<br />
  21. 21. Commitment & Communications Strategy<br />We will create the means necessary for the AAS community to understand and support our vision in the realization of our mission. <br />
  22. 22. Learning<br />Commitment<br />Communication<br />Systems<br />Division<br />Goals<br />Operational<br />Goals<br />Admin<br />Goals<br />Department<br />Or Team<br />Goals<br />Ad Hoc<br />Team<br />Goals<br />Professional<br />Growth<br />Goals<br />
  23. 23.
  24. 24. Matrix Organization<br />
  25. 25. Assumptions<br />
  26. 26. Change is hard!<br />
  27. 27. Only one way?<br />Is this sustainable…<br />Is education and learning static?<br />Are all children equal?<br />Is all research infallible?<br />
  28. 28. The PATH we choose!<br />We need to be flexible!<br />We need to be open-minded!<br />We need to be committed!<br />We need to be accountable!<br />
  29. 29. What stays…<br />Current assignments<br />Current divisional responsibilities – except where adjusted<br />Dedication to doing “What’s best for students”<br />Allocations and budgets as currently projected for 2011-2012<br />
  30. 30. First steps<br />Group(s) Mission/Vision<br />Clarity of Program – PK3-12<br />Systems alignment – vertically and horizontally<br />Establish Cost Center(s) for PSS for 2012-2013<br />Better define leadership structure for 2012-2013<br />
  31. 31. Build our norms<br />