Byron Elementary SchoolByron Middle SchoolByron High SchoolCommunity Education
Our VisionMaximizing LearningOpportunities for All!
District Goals Financial stability Engaging learning environment Community relations Effective use of technology Integrate continuous improvement practices Curriculum aligns with standards Reading at or above grade level
BPS’s Innovation Committee was created in 2011 after feedback was received from the Baldrige Express Survey Feedback Report
• Classroom/Department/TeamCategory 1 • No Senior Leader / no $ / no Time • Ex – 1st grade Daily Five • Building LevelCategory 2 • Admin/Mngr sponsor needed / little $ / some time • Ex - E-Portfolios, Bidding Adieu, 7 grade blogs • Building-District LevelCategory 3 • Multiple Admin/ More complex / $ / time • Ex - Google Apps for education • District LevelCategory 4 • • • Multiple Admin / Very complex / $$ / significant time Significant Gains Ex – Infinite Campus, Data Warehouse
Submitting IdeasAll Admin/Managers are notified.
BPS First AnnualInnovation Fair Photo Credit - http://goo.gl/6ZkAJ
Innovation Fair • 25 Min – Innovative Show and Tell by ALL employee subgroups to ALL employee subgroups • Extending invitation to district collaborators and partners! Photo Credit - http://goo.gl/6ZkAJ
• Summer Academy• Most training from OUR staff• Sessions from 1.5 hours to Multi- Full Day• Voluntary (60% of teachers attend)• Aligned with district goals
District Online Teaching Certification• 6 week Online Course• 3 grad Credits or 36 CEU + stipend• Fully online• Voluntary• Teachers & Admin• Elementary - High School participants
District Online Teaching Certification• Required for teachers to teach online• 30 teachers have gone through the program• Retired teacher opportunities
All students will have engaging and empowering learning experiences in school that prepare them to beactive, creative, knowledgeable and ethical participants in our global society.
Schools and educatorswill create a 21stcentury learningenvironment which usestechnology to measurestudent outcomes andprovide immediate andmeaningful feedback forcontinuousimprovement.
Administrators and educators will be supported withtechnology that connects them to data, content, resources, expertise, and learning experiences that enable andinspire more effective teaching for all learners.
Students and educators will haveaccess to a comprehensive 21stcentury technology infrastructure andsupport system.
The district, schools, and educators will improve communication between students, teachers,administrators, parents and the community through the effective use of today’s technology.
• Increased interaction/participation • Student-centered • Personalized pacing • Increased self direction • Improve 21st century skills• Improve Teaching/course design• F2F time with students who need it• Evaluate learning on a personal level• Maintain high school social atmosphere• Retain Students (PSEO)
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