Policies and plans


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Policies and plans

  1. 1. By Michelle Alexander
  2. 2. Points of Consideration: •School and County Strategic Plan •Policy Alignment •ISTE Alignment •Suggestions to School Policy •School Vision Based on New Information
  3. 3. The County Plan is Based on The Vision Statement. There are 5 Points included in the Plan Each School in the County has the same 5 Points in their School Strategic Plan From these points, a plan is devised more specific to each school. The County schools each use the same vision and mission statement
  4. 4. Globally Competitive Students 21st Century Professionals Healthy Responsible Students Leadership for Innovation 21st Century Systems
  5. 5. School Improvement Goals Professional Development Timeline Technology Persons Responsible Evaluation Resources/Budget Required
  6. 6. All students are expected to meet grade level requirements Schools are expected to meet high growth All schools are expected to use 21st Century Technology
  7. 7.  Programming Software(same) Classscapes Accelerated Reader Study Island Webpage Program/Layout Novanet Online Learning Programs EVASS Evaluation Systems for student tracking My Access Writing  Programming Software Differences Novel Stars More school made Modules for partial face to face  Hardware Consistency and Inconsistency Dell Computers (some MACs)by grant Promethean and Smartboardsrant Doc. Cameras in some schools General Differences  Teacher Certifications in More Areas  Faster Paced courses/more skeletal  Greater Focus on Safe Schools
  8. 8. Extended Day from 3-6:00 Large amounts of recovery courses Interventions for alternate learning styles Heavy Focus on Guidance
  9. 9. Intake meetings for parental involvement Dropout Prevention Reintroduction to school with services after 90 days Dual Enrollments
  10. 10. Teachers Will Increase the Use of Technology in the Classroom Provide Software Programs for Use in Assessment Maintain a Consistent Staffing Pattern
  11. 11. 20% of Teachers are required to attend the annual Technology Conference Technology Use required in weekly plan 3 days a week Units required for Media and Technology Collaboration every 4 and ½ to 9 weeks TTT Certified Teachers are Required to Attend NCTIES
  12. 12. Attendance Rate at 90% Reduce acts of violence or crime by 10% Implement whole school programs and Routines to ensure graduation and (or successful transition back to home school for Alternative)
  13. 13.  Full time SRO officer  More Guidance Councilor  Extra Social Workers and WIA workers  Surveillance cameras  Transition meetings to home schools  Safe schools grant  Drop Out Prevention Grant  Rigorous Conduct codes and procedures  (Pat downs, detectors, clear purses, dress code, Bell entry system, furniture arrangements)
  14. 14. Administrative Knowledge of Best Practice for Middle and High Students Participate in Outreach Increase Parental Involvement
  15. 15.  Administrative Best Knowledge in Alternative Approaches  Administrative knowledge of technology use for best practices (pads, boards, projection devices, response systems, software, online resources)  More focus on positive communication with parents and community  More Contact Logs  More focus on vocational training  Parental Conferencing and contacts greater  Higher teacher attendance rates required  Teachers required to meet all 8 evaluation goals fully
  16. 16. Implement remediation plan Increase communication through electronic technology Collaborative efforts with community and local colleges
  17. 17. Greater training in curriculum and technology Social Worker on Site WIA Counseling Extended day 3 hours Alternate scheduling based on needs
  18. 18. On a Scale of 1-10  Creativity and Innovation County score: 1 School Score: 5  Communication and Collaboration County score: 1 School Score: 3  Research and Information Fluency County score: 3 School Score: 3  Critical Thinking and Problem Solving County score: 5 School Score: 4  Digital Citizenship County score: 1 School Score: 2  Technology Operations and Concepts County score: 5 School Score: 6-7
  19. 19. Vision…the Past Vision…the Future...
  20. 20.  Learners will have a vested interest in creating a community that together productively and positively unites as a body of people with varying perspectives and learning styles to relate to modern learning goals as they meet the extreme nature of a changing unstable workforce and be prepared for it by signifying a strong sense of self-motivation and healthy positive relationships. Confirmed by demonstrating a sense of engagement in learning and interests, learners pursue and display advanced thinking skills through a collaborative and ongoing nature with others as they practice building self- esteem and self-initiative with a strong focus on building community throughout their lives through positive relationships while embracing differing perspectives.
  21. 21.  Creating relationships  Teaching students to be stakeholders  Tapping into the strengths and interests of students  Student self-evaluation  Collaboration over competition skills  True research  Navigation skills  Focus on communication  Critical thinking below the high AP and bright student levels  Strengthening digital citizenship over social networking (need educational networking skills)  Programming and data base use  We provide consistency, but sometimes as a cost (closer attention to the cost and connect to discuss)