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How to write salary pt.8 8-6-09


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How to write salary pt.8 8-6-09

  1. 1. Staff Development Salary Point Credit Projects Classes Susie Chow, NBC Advisor Janet Davis, PD Salary Pt. Advisor Daniel Barnhart, PD Evaluation and Organization 213-241-6596-work 213-241-8466-fax [email_address]
  2. 2. Contact Information <ul><li>Email is the best way to reach us. </li></ul><ul><li>Janet 213-241-6596-work </li></ul><ul><li>213-241-8466-fax </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  3. 3. Salary Advancement <ul><li>Preparation Table L/T </li></ul><ul><li>Passing Schedule 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Career Increment </li></ul>
  4. 5. Ways to Earn Salary Points <ul><li>P = Point Credit Class (green forms) </li></ul><ul><li>NA = Non accredited Institutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-approved Outside institutions, e.g., museums (salmon forms) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individually requested NA classes- Must be Pre-approved by the Joint Salary Point Committee (available online) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Places to Find Salary Point Classes and other information. On the Web
  6. 7. … more places On the Web
  7. 10. NBCT 92 Hour Program <ul><li>30 hours credit for a one (1) point class-seat time </li></ul><ul><li>Up to two (2) NBC teachers may teach if class size is MORE than 20 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>May teach the same class more than once </li></ul>(If taught for salary points can only get double credit once.)
  8. 11. MEM 4048.0 <ul><li>This memo is not current but the replacement has not been finished </li></ul><ul><li>Available at </li></ul><ul><li>Always check the web page for important changes especially </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Format for proposal submission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Due dates for proposals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other information or changes </li></ul></ul>
  9. 14. Class Formats For each salary point: <ul><li>15 hours of face to face classroom instruction and 30 hours of homework </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>30 hours of face to face classroom instruction and no homework. </li></ul><ul><li>Online formats require 45 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops can be be combined and 30 hours submitted by the participant =1pt. </li></ul>
  10. 15. Attachment B #1 Class Title & Objectives <ul><li>Class Title 30 characters or less. </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives should be stated as participant outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>The objectives must be related to the how the content relates to District priorities. </li></ul>
  11. 16. Address the Needs of All Students <ul><li>Explain how class content will address the specific needs of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English Language Learners. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard English Learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culturally diverse students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Education students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifted Students </li></ul></ul>
  12. 17. District Priorities <ul><li>Describe: </li></ul><ul><li>how the course relates to District priorities. </li></ul><ul><li>how participants can apply the strategies or content to their assignment. </li></ul>
  13. 18. Include 1 or 2 Standards <ul><li>Focus on classroom practice and analysis of student work based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and /or National Board Certification for Professional Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Please include one or two standards that are appropriate to your course content from one or both of the Standards. (student/teacher) </li></ul>
  14. 19. Core Academic Subjects <ul><li>Improved student achievement with emphasis on academic knowledge in the core academic subjects as outlined in No Child Left Behind legislation: “English, reading, or language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, history, geography, and the arts.” Literacy instruction in all content areas. </li></ul>
  15. 20. District Priorities <ul><li>Standards based instruction and content area and pedagogy training appropriate for job assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>Support a culture of discipline and safety and respect for others. </li></ul>
  16. 21. Reflection/ Inquiry <ul><li>Encourage and provide models of reflection and inquiry to examine student work and teacher, school and District practice as keys to improving student achievement. </li></ul>
  17. 22. Leadership <ul><li>Develop leadership and collaborative skills that encourage and enable teachers to work together with all members of the school community (including parents and community members) to provide consistent instruction, a safe and inclusive school environment, and to work toward improved progress for all students </li></ul>
  18. 23. Access to the Curriculum <ul><li>Provide training on how to infuse culturally relevant and responsive education throughout the curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Train teachers and administrators to educate students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment. </li></ul>
  19. 24. Literacy & English Learners <ul><li>Develop teachers’ ability to provide literacy instruction in all content areas at all grade levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop expertise applying appropriate strategies for students who are English Learners, Standard English Learners, students with disabilities, and at risk students. </li></ul>
  20. 25. Healthy Life Choices <ul><li>Provide training to improve and support Health and Physical Education in order to help all students develop healthy, life-long fitness habits. </li></ul><ul><li>This could include P.E., nutrition, avoiding smoking and other drugs, and other healthy life choices. </li></ul>
  21. 26. Technology <ul><li>Provide technology training to improve teachers’ knowledge and skill level and to develop expertise in the use of technology to improve instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>This could also include the idea of helping students connect with the curriculum and the “school to work” connection. </li></ul>
  22. 27. District/UTLA Agreement <ul><li>Article XV </li></ul><ul><li>Salary Point Credit and Staff Development </li></ul><ul><li>Access at </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  23. 28. Multicultural Point Credit Classes <ul><li>For multicultural credit will no longer be separated into categories of specific and general. </li></ul><ul><li>You will need to submit the multicultural application in addition to the general class proposal. </li></ul>Memo No. M-5, Attachment C
  24. 29. Must meet 4 of these 7 Requirements <ul><ul><ul><li>Provide general information on the concepts of culture, assimilation, acculturation, and identity formation as a means to eliminate stereotypes; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide information and strategies to counter stereotypes and infuse culturally relevant and responsive content into curriculum; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide educational research and instructional strategies applicable to student diversity; </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 30. Additional requirements <ul><ul><ul><li>Provide strategies to integrate diversity, human relations and equity concepts into units of study; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide in-depth study of one or more of the specific identity or demographic groups; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Address the history, achievements and issues related to the experiences of one or more identity or demographic groups; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide detailed information about prejudice and discrimination and their consequences. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 31. Syllabus-Class Description <ul><li>Describe class in 1-2 hour sections. </li></ul><ul><li>Give enough detail that we know what you are doing and include what the participants will have to do. </li></ul><ul><li>Tie the activities together and refer back to your goals so it is not just a list of activities. </li></ul>
  27. 32. Homework-Outside Assignment <ul><li>You must estimate the hours for each each part of the homework so it add up to the required hours. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe each assignment in enough that the Committee will be able to understand why an assignment was estimated for that amount. </li></ul>
  28. 33. <ul><li>Homework should be the college level you should present clear expectations of what you expect and the deadline for submission. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the homework should include a lesson plan based on what was presented in the class if it is appropriate to the topic of the class. </li></ul>
  29. 34. Homework #37 & #38 <ul><li>You may want to insert the homework assignments within your syllabus #37 with several class sessions and just put a summary in #38. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are using a weekend format with homework due a month after the class, put all the information in #38. </li></ul>
  30. 35. Suggestions <ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>You might try doing the assignment yourself as a model and so you have a realistic sense of what you are asking for. </li></ul>
  31. 36. Salary Point Project Approval Process At least eight weeks before the class: <ul><li>Submit completed proposal including contract, class outline, speakers forms, copy of credential, & evaluation) to Janet Davis, </li></ul><ul><li>You must also submit an electronic copy of the proposal. </li></ul><ul><li>* If not approved, modify and re-submit. </li></ul>
  32. 37. Approval Process if approved… <ul><li>Course # assigned to you. </li></ul><ul><li>Roster and P or NA forms sent via email. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare roster in alphabetical order and P or NA forms. </li></ul><ul><li>Send bottom part to participants when homework is complete or at the last class if it is a 30 hour /no hw. class. </li></ul>
  33. 38. e P forms are coming soon!
  34. 39. Completion <ul><li>Make a copy of the roster and mail the roster and completed upper portion to the office addressed listed. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your course number is correct. </li></ul><ul><li>The employee number must be correct. </li></ul><ul><li>The date you sign must be the same or after the completion day of the course. </li></ul>
  35. 40. The Completion Date <ul><li>The course is complete when the homework is turned in or the last day of class whichever is later. </li></ul><ul><li>Generally participants should have a 4-6 weeks from the first day of class to complete their homework. </li></ul><ul><li>Your assigned due date is the completion date unless HW is late. </li></ul><ul><li>Give people with late homework a completion date based on when you receive the homework. </li></ul>
  36. 41. Roster
  37. 44. In the Near Future… <ul><li>We will be using Learning Zone. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are an LAUSD employee register now with the learning zone. </li></ul><ul><li>You will need to know your District email and your password. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be trained on how to use the the Learning Zone as an instructor. </li></ul>
  38. 45. Overview Suggestions <ul><li>Identify how your goal matches the State Standards and/or the Standards for the Teaching Profession. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on one or two key standard within the targeted grade levels. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>See California Dept. of Education web site ) </li></ul>
  39. 46. When stating your objectives: <ul><li>Include a summary of the activities and the expectations you have for the participants so it is clear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What your course is designed to do. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How it will accomplish those goals. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make sure it all connects back to the standard you have chosen. </li></ul>
  40. 47. Guidelines for Speakers and Controversial Issues <ul><li>Attachment D must be filled out for all speakers that are not LAUSD employees.This ensures that vendors will not be speaking and doing sales pitches for their products among other things. (See back of Attachment D) </li></ul>
  41. 48. Salary Point Packet <ul><li>P-form or NA-form(new version) </li></ul><ul><li>Roster (please type) </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a copy of the </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-ins and the roster! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t copy P forms </li></ul>
  42. 49. Data Merge <ul><li>I prefer that the participants do not fill out the P form. Data merge from the roster. </li></ul><ul><li>It is no longer necessary to follow the decades long ritual of filling out P forms filled with questions nobody is knows how to answer. </li></ul><ul><li>This is easier, faster, and there will be fewer errors. </li></ul>
  43. 50. Contact Information <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>daniel [email_address] net </li></ul><ul><li>Janet Davis or Daniel Barnhart </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development/ </li></ul><ul><li>Salary Point Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>333 S. Beaudry Ave. 25th Fl. </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles, CA 90017 </li></ul>