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  1. 1. Community Connections Morgan County School District Presenter: Mark Rangel - Director of Instructional Support
  2. 2. Parent / Community Involvement Committee <ul><li>“ Shared leadership implies shared responsibility and mutual accountability towards a common goal or goals for the good of an organization. Shared leadership is not a ‘program’ or a ‘model’. It is a condition that can be enabled and sustained through organizational authority.” </li></ul>McRel
  3. 3. Parent / Community Involvement Committee <ul><li>Purposeful Community is a critical prerequisite: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outcomes that matter to all </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of all available resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreed upon processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collective Efficacy </li></ul></ul>McRel
  4. 4. Community Connections <ul><li>Winter 2009: </li></ul><ul><li>Redefined work of </li></ul><ul><li>District Parent </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement Committee/ </li></ul><ul><li>Renamed </li></ul><ul><li>Parent/Community </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement Committee </li></ul><ul><li>( Focus – Facilitating </li></ul><ul><li>Communication) </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly meetings with </li></ul><ul><li>Somali Elders </li></ul>
  5. 5. PCIC <ul><li>30 people actively involved representing: </li></ul><ul><li>Schools/Agencies/Parents </li></ul><ul><li>District </li></ul><ul><li>One Morgan County </li></ul><ul><li>MC Dept. of Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>CBOCES </li></ul><ul><li>ABE </li></ul><ul><li>MCC/ABE </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>D.A.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Morgan County Family Center </li></ul><ul><li>SARA Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Lutheran Family Services </li></ul><ul><li>FMHS </li></ul><ul><li>District </li></ul><ul><li>Fort Morgan Times </li></ul>
  6. 6. Parent / Community Involvement Committee <ul><li>Purpose of Committee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisory/Communication Facilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How we do our business within the committee ( Every Voice will be heard ) </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upcoming meeting topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Student transitions between schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Public Schools 101 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Parent Involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Technology in Education (Parent Access) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Parent / Community Involvement Committee <ul><ul><li>Public Schools 101 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a Saturday workshop that helps parents and community better understand the public education system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are credits? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are assessments (formative, summative, CSAP, DIBELS, AIMS WEB, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is an index score for college? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>. . . . . . </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Parent / Community Involvement Committee <ul><li>Parent Involvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What does active parent involvement look like? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a top 25 list specific to Fort Morgan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help with homework </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have a set location and time for the student to do homework daily </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attend monthly parent meetings at school </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attend Parent/Teacher Conferences </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. PCIC’s Top 25 ways for parents to be involved in their kids education
  10. 10. Community Connections <ul><li>Spring 2009:  </li></ul><ul><li>Continued monthly meetings with Somali Elders </li></ul><ul><li>Requested on-site visit from CDE to evaluate Newcomer and ELL programming throughout district. </li></ul><ul><li>On-site visit to Boulder Valley School District to observe Newcomer and ELL program </li></ul><ul><li>Created 3 language home contact form </li></ul>
  11. 11. 3 Language Home Contact Form
  12. 12. Community Connections <ul><li>Summer 2009: </li></ul><ul><li>Opened 2 computer labs (Pioneer and Baker) daily for the month of June for students to use A+ program and Rosetta Stone. Very high participation rate. Serving 50- 70 students & parents daily </li></ul>
  13. 13. CDE - ELL Training/ Public Schools 101 <ul><li>Fall 2009: </li></ul><ul><li>Full day professional development for ELL programming (district wide) with CDE. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ELL teacher training (2 hour training) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELL Instructional Aide training (2 Hour training) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELL Teacher, Ell Aide and core teacher training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(2 hour training) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hired Migrant Graduation Advocate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public Schools 101 Held 9/12/09 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Public Schools 101
  15. 15. Public Schools 101
  16. 16. Public Schools 101
  17. 17. Public Schools 101 “ An informational workshop for parents to learn the basic facts about public education” Brought to you by the Morgan County School District Parent/Community Involvement Committee
  18. 18. Community Connections <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
  19. 19. Community Connections <ul><li>Contact Information: </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Rangel </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Morgan County School District </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: (970)370-6121 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: </li></ul>