Building Effective Smaller Learning Communities Across Disciplines. April 29, 2009 New Performing Arts High School “Tips for Building A Master Schedule to Meet the Needs of Small Learning Communities” Presenter: Shelley Loftus
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April 29, 2009
New Performing Arts High School
“Tips for Building A Master Schedule to Meet the Needs of Small Learning Communities”
Presenter: Shelley Loftus
School Improvement Facilitator, District 2
Reflecting on today’s objectives, take a few moments to write down your:
LAUSD has a history of “SLC’s”
English Foreign Language
Social Studies P.E.
Science Visual and Performing Arts
Issues: PE requires 400 minutes every 10 days
Cores For Multiple Subj. Teachers (6th)
Teams Teachers w/secondary credentials
teaching students in their PLE
Help!Middle School Authorizations
Prob or Permanent teachers may
apply to teach a designated subject
gr. 9 or below; must verify 12 units in the
subject; good for 1 year; is renewable
Subject Area Credentials
Help! Board Permits- allow prob. and perm.
teachers to teach a designated subject;
must verify 18 semester units; valid for 1
year; no cost.
Committee on Assignments – for
elective courses; verify special skills; valid 1 year; no cost. ( 2 per. prob, any perm)
One Period Coach – to coach one period of a
Personalized Learning Environments
Cores and Teams
Small Schools, Magnets,
Small Learning Communities (SLC’s)
What have your heard today that will help you to build a master schedule for small schools?
What questions, clarifications or concerns do you have?