Program Improvement Schools Year Three . On The Right Track 6 October 6, 2008. Region 8 Regional System of District and School Support Ventura County Office of Education. From an Obstacle to an Opportunity. Team Conversations. Raise your hand if you have immediate questions….
On The Right Track 6
October 6, 2008
Region 8 Regional System of District and School Support
Ventura County Office of Education
From an Obstacle to an Opportunity
Raise your hand if you have immediate questions…
Share with your table some of the most promising practices that you have found to accelerate student achievement.
1) SBE-adopted and standards-aligned instructional materials, including interventions
2) Appropriate instructional time
3) Professional development for teachers and administrators
4) Assignment of fully credentialed teachers
5) Use of data obtained from a student achievement monitoring system
6) Instructional support
7) Teacher collaboration
8) Lesson pacing schedules
9) Aligned fiscal support
One or more corrective actions implemented in 479 schools:
STAR, CAPA, CAHSEE, CELDT
Unaligned fragmented curriculum: inadequate materials, ineffective instruction
• Professional Learning Communities
Resources are available to assist schools through the PI process:
Each can provide freshperspectives to assist schools in the Program Improvement process.
Just For The Kids – Californiahttp://www.jftk-ca.org
Region 8 RSDSS Center
CDE – Virtual Library
Schools Moving Up – WestEd
It took about five years before I really felt we had turned a corner…But the process never ends. There’s no single mountain to climb. At the top of one peak is another just beyond.
Superintendent, Anchorage Alaska