Beyond the Traditional School: Healthcare and Education Reform - The New Normal

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Beyond the Traditional School: Healthcare and Education Reform - The New Normal

  1. 1. Beyond the Traditional School: Healthcare and Education Reform - The New Normal MR. MARSHALL CHAMBERS DIRECT TO DISCOVER, GEORGIA TECH DR. JOSEPH (JODY) BARROW SUPERINTENDENT, WARE COUNTY SCHOOLS SHERRIE WILLIAMS LCSW, LIAISON GEORGIA PARTNERSHIP FOR TELEHEALTH Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth Conference March 15, 2012
  2. 2. Direct to DiscoveryEducation Reimagined
  3. 3. A Vision forPublic Education in Georgia
  4. 4. Teaching and LearningResources DefinitionThis component of the Vision for PublicEducation in Georgia examines thequestion of the kinds of physical resourcesthat are essential for Georgia’s educationalsystem to provide the state’s children aworld-class education that prepares themfor learning, work, and life.
  5. 5. Ware County SchoolsModel of Achievement and Accountability First Adopted July 11, 2006
  6. 6. Student Success
  7. 7. Instructional ComponentStudentSuccess
  8. 8. Instructional Component Student SuccessManagement/GovernanceComponent
  9. 9. Instructional Component Student Success Barriers toManagement/ Learning and Governance Teaching
  10. 10. High School Graduation RateWhere We Were Then All Black White SWD ED04-05 45.1 31.1 54.5 8.9 31.0 Where We Are Now All Black White SWD ED10-11 80.1 76.1 82.9 50.0 78.8
  11. 11. Splash DayMay 7, 2010
  12. 12. Pathways TeleHealth
  13. 13. Newest Connections
  14. 14. New Connections1. Kathy Menanke and Matthew Conforth; Passaic Valley Around the World studentconference; Little Falls, New Jersey2. Laura Frasher of the Columbus Zoo; Underwater Expedition; Columbus, Ohio3. Anna Von Fange and Christie Rickert; Pack Your Suitcase; Kyle, Texas4. James Donohoe; Irish Tin Whistler; County Westmeath, Ireland5. Sean Beavers of SOITA (Southwestern Ohio Instructional TechnologyAssociation); Sound: Here, There, and Everywhere and The Life Cycle of Plants;Franklin, Ohio6. Mark Mooneyhan; Gleek, the Science Geek and Santa Claus; Waycross, Georgia7. Kathy Craine of the National Parks Service; Ellis Island: A Distant Shore; EllisIsland, New York8. Kari Sauer; DUSEL (Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory);Lead, South Dakota9. Patty Dees; Center for Puppetry Arts; Atlanta, Georgia10. Dr. Bret Apthorpe; Fairport Central School District; Rochester, New York11. Dr. Les Smee; Georgia Tech/Direct to Discovery; Atlanta, Georgia12. David Alexander; NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center; Edwards, California
  15. 15. New Connections13. Brad Niessen and Kattie Turkle; Unidentified Alien Project at PetersonElementary; Wichita, Kansas14. Indianapolis Zoo; Earth Day; Indianapolis, Indiana15. Dr. Mike McConnell, Pediatric Cardiologist; Childrens Healthcare ofAtlanta, Georgia/Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth; Atlanta, Georgia16. Dr. Jud Ready, Dr. Michelle Dawson, Dr. David Gottfriend, and Dr. JenniferCurtis; Georgia Tech; Atlanta, Georgia17. Sue Bull and Sarah Fitzgerald; Priors Field Primary School; WarwickshireCounty Schools, England18. Don Reece; Pembina Trails School Division; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada19. Dr. Debra Lister and Paula Guy; Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth;Douglas, Georgia and Waycross, Georgia20. Jim Demmers; Georgia Aquarium; Atlanta, Georgia21. Dr. David McKinnon; Charles Sturt University; Bathurst, Australia22. Dr. Rolph Landau; CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research);Meyrin, Geneva, Switzerland23. David Klevan; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Washington, DC24. Ashley King and Jason Lanier; Read Around the Planet; Milaca, Minnesota
  16. 16. New Connections25. Nathaniel Krueger; Monster Madness with Adjectives; Spotsylvania, Virginia26. Martin Jennings; Read Around the Planet; Flint, Michigan27. Deanna Henry; Read Around the Planet; La Fargeville, New York28. Carol Druga; Read Around the Planet; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania29. Judy Mako and Kay Hauck; Read Around the Planet; Clare, Michigan30. Cindy Esser; Read Around the Planet; Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania31. Jessica Vige of DeQuincy High School; Cultural Food Exchange; DeQuincy, Louisiana32. Interlingo Spanish in Columbia, South America connected with 7th grade Consumer HomeEconomics class at Ware Middle for a discussion of the latest fashion and design theories in a programcalled Latin Fashion.33. The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Texas connected with Kindergartners at Waconaand Williams Heights and Pre-K at Daffodil so students could learn about life on a dairy farm in aprogram entitled Live at the Dairy Farm.34. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science connected with 6th graders at Ware Middle for studentsto learn about climate change from scientific researcher in a program called Drilling for Climate Change.35. Georgia Tech professors connected with high school teachers to talk about various offerings andpotential partnerships. Dr. Lisa Yaszek (GT) and Ms. Christin Bush (WCHS) are already working on aplan to grow the Literary Studies department offerings.36. Ware Middle 6th grade will connect with Priors Field in Warwickshire, England for a penpalexchange.37. Memorial Drive 1st graders in Mrs. Dills class will be videoconferencing with various school districtsas well as participating in a wiki exchange for a Flat Stanley project.(https://mdflatstanley.wikispaces.com/)
  17. 17. Barrow and Barge
  18. 18. The WARE Center Wellness And Resource Education Ruskin School Based Health CentersGeorgia Partnership for TeleHealth
  19. 19. Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth
  20. 20. Beyond the Traditional School: Healthcare and Education Reform The New Normal
  21. 21. From Education to HealthcareSchool-Based HealthCenters:Making healthcareavailable and affordablefor all students
  22. 22. From Education to Healthcare
  23. 23. SBHC Facts• SBHCs are located in 44 states and the District of Columbia.• Yearly, more than 2 million children are served at a SBHC• Services Provided: • Health Assessments (97%) • Prescriptions for medications (97%) • Acute Care (96%) • Asthma Care (95%) • Dental Screenings (57%) • Mental Health (75%)
  24. 24. National Picture of SBHCs
  25. 25. Primary Care Services
  26. 26. Mental Health Services
  27. 27. Cost Effectiveness
  28. 28. Funding
  29. 29. State SupportNot all statesrecognizeSBHCs as aMedicaidprovider
  30. 30. Data to Support SBHCCase Example: In one rural So. Georgia county, within 1 year of the SBHC using telemedicine, absenteeism was reduced by 3% In this same county, the local ER reported that the incidence of ER usage in the 7-12 age group (3rd-5th grade) was reduced by 27% Asthma emergencies in this local ER went from 27 encounters to 1 encounter
  31. 31. How To Develop a SBHC Complete a community needs assessment Identify local resources Garner community support Establish goals Configure logistics Educated community/parents/teachers/students Launch SBHC
  32. 32. Questions? Contact Information: Irene Munn: Irene.Munn@ltgov.ga.gov Joseph Barrow: jbarrow@ware.k12.ga.us Paula Guy: paula.guy@gatelehealth.org Marshall Chambers: mchambers@ware.k12.ga.us Mike Porter: mporter@ware.k12.ga.usSherrie Williams: sherrie.williams@gatelehealth.org

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