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District Focus D. Modisette OM Inservice 073010

  1. 1. Illuminating Learners Plano ISD Office Managers’ In-Service Presented by Danny Modisette July 30, 2010
  2. 2. Illuminating Learners District Focus 2010 – 2011 Getting students and all staff “plugged into” learning
  3. 3. Learning is what happens every day in your classrooms – ratings are what happen once a year. Getting students and all staff “plugged into” learning
  4. 4. Era of Change <ul><li>Vision document </li></ul><ul><li>New principals </li></ul><ul><li>Federal and state influence </li></ul><ul><li>Research on importance of principal as leader </li></ul>
  5. 5. New Levels of Accountability <ul><li>Graduation requirements </li></ul><ul><li>TAKS to STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) </li></ul><ul><li>Post-secondary readiness </li></ul><ul><li>(beginning in 3rd grade) </li></ul><ul><li>End-of-course exams </li></ul>
  6. 6. New Levels of Accountability <ul><li>Continued </li></ul><ul><li>Parent data portal including classroom comparison data </li></ul><ul><li>Project Share (http://tea.epsilen.com) </li></ul><ul><li>Financial measures of competency </li></ul>
  7. 7. External Influences <ul><li>“ Normalization” of alternative schooling </li></ul><ul><li>On-line learning: </li></ul><ul><li>Proliferation of on-line content </li></ul><ul><li>Growth in home school markets </li></ul><ul><li>University entry into K-12 </li></ul><ul><li>(Blurring of 11-12 and 13-14 grades) </li></ul><ul><li>Charter Schools </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2011 Texas Legislature <ul><li>Interim study committee on middle school grades and high school readiness and retention </li></ul><ul><li>Financial reality – estimated $12-$18 billion deficit </li></ul><ul><li>Redistricting </li></ul><ul><li>Victory = Keeping what we have </li></ul>
  9. 9. PISD’s Response <ul><li>Focus on instruction: </li></ul><ul><li>AVID at all secondary schools </li></ul><ul><li>Math Rocks for eligible students from all elementary schools and one middle school </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional rounds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilots in 2010-11 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build more capacity </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. PISD’s Response <ul><li>Focus on instruction continued: </li></ul><ul><li>Vision document as foundation for all district initiatives and organizational strategy </li></ul>
  11. 11. Six Principles <ul><li>The New Digital Learning Environment </li></ul><ul><li>The New Learning Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Assessments for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Transformation </li></ul><ul><li>A More Balanced and Re-Invigorated State/Local Partnership </li></ul>http://k-12.pisd.edu/visioning.pdf
  12. 12. Focus on Instruction <ul><li>Academy Visioning Committee: </li></ul><ul><li>Meets weekly (September & October) </li></ul><ul><li>Community input session </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations to Board of Trustees (December) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Are We Ready? To reinvent, redesign and reshape the learning experience for your students and teachers?
  14. 14. Illuminating Learners Plano ISD Office Managers’ In-Service Presented by Danny Modisette July 30, 2010

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