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Fayette County Schools. School to Life P – 12; P-14; P-16. Life Comes At You Fast !!!. Are Fayette County Students Ready? Where are you? Where do you want to go?. System-wide. Mission. What is a Vision, Mission Goal?. Long-term view What Fayette County Schools want to be or do

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fayette county schools

Fayette County Schools

School to Life

P – 12; P-14; P-16

life comes at you fast

Life Comes At You Fast !!!

Are Fayette County Students Ready?

Where are you?

Where do you want to go?

what is a vision mission goal
What is a Vision, MissionGoal?
  • Long-term view
  • What Fayette County Schools want to be or do
  • Aspiration, Future state

Mission= purpose or why it exists

Goal = a specific outcome


system wide characteristics a do the schools have
System-wide Characteristics – ADo the schools have?
  • 1. Focus on life/work-related outcomes at each level (authentic tasks, student as worker)?
  • 2. Agreed upon and shared goals (Proficient Workers)?
  • 3. Set exit competencies, proficiencies, skills, attitudes (at each level)?
characteristics b
Characteristics B ?

3. Value-added progress/diploma system?

4. Clear and high expectations (All learn)?

5. Early intervention (Proficient in reading, numeration, problem solving, critical and conceptual thinking, knowledge use)?

*Keep your eye on the target

what kind of environment do you have do you want a
What kind of Environment Do you have? Do you want? A
  • 1. Safe, violence free schools?
  • 2. Schools of Character (behavior, socio- emotional)?
  • 3. High academic, High behavioral, High attitudinal standards at school level and in each classroom?
  • 4. Minimum agreed upon rules –

fair, equitable, enforced with

clear consequences?

    • Not jump through the hoop – but

Real world, world of work?

environment b
Environment B ?
  • 5. Family and community involvement?
  • 6. Meaningful Partnerships (tech, 4 yr college, law enforcement, mental health, juvenile justice, social services, businesses, etc.)?
  • 7. Home Language and Literacy Preparation (Mother-Child-Home)?
  • 8. Adult and Community Education (a real learning community)?
how is the curriculum a
How is the Curriculum? A
  • Student engaged/student self-direction/student efficacy/student active?
  • Targeted intervention?
  • Standards-based (TN and SCANS)?
  • K-12 Career Education/Career Guidance?
  • Entrepreneurial Strands (K-12)?
  • Inclusion?
  • Gifted and Talented?
curriculum b
Curriculum B?
  • HOTS (higher order thinking skills)?
  • Depth over Breadth?
  • Student Construction of knowledge?
  • Technology focused on higher order skills and problem solving (over drill and practice)
  • Study Skills?
what instructional strategies are being used a
What Instructional Strategies are being used? A
  • Instruction is Data-base with on-going assessment and reteaching?
  • Student active/student engaged?
  • Builds on prior knowledge?
  • Cooperative Learning?
instructional strategies b
Instructional Strategies B ?
          • Service Learning?
  • Adult Mentors?
    • Cross-aged Tutoring?
  • After-School Opportunities

(21st Century Community Learning


how about special schools rural and isolated lagrange moscow and northwest can should they be
How about - Special Schools? Rural and Isolated -LaGrange/Moscow and NorthwestCan/should they be?
  • Accelerated?
  • Intensified?
  • Technology enhanced?
  • Looping?
  • Year-round?
  • Themed?
  • Global?
  • Individualized?
scans 1
  • Basic Skills:
  • Reads, writes, performs arithmetic and mathematical operations, listens and speaks
  • A. Reading--locates, understands, and interprets written information in prose and in documents such as manuals, graphs, and schedules
  • B. Writing--communicates thoughts, ideas, information, and messages in writing; and creates documents such as letters, directions, manuals, reports, graphs, and flow charts
  • C. Arithmetic/Mathematics--performs basic computations and approaches practical problems by choosing appropriately from a variety of mathematical techniques
  • D. Listening--receives, attends to, interprets, and responds to verbal messages and other cues
  • E. Speaking--organizes ideas and communicates orally
scans 2
  • Thinking Skills:
  • Thinks creatively, makes decisions, solves problems, visualizes, knows how to learn, and reasons
  • A. Creative Thinking--generates new ideas
  • B. Decision Making--specifies goals and constraints, generates alternatives, considers risks, and evaluates and chooses best alternative
  • C. Problem Solving--recognizes problems and devises and implements plan of action
  • D. Seeing Things in the Mind\'s Eye--organizes, and processes symbols, pictures, graphs, objects, and other information
  • E. Knowing How to Learn--uses efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills
  • F. Reasoning--discovers a rule or principle underlying the relationship between two or objects and applies it when solving a problem
scans 3
  • Personal Qualities:
  • Displays responsibility, self-esteem, sociability, self-management, and integrity and honesty
  • A. Responsibility--exerts a high level of effort and perseveres towards goal attainment
  • B. Self-Esteem--believes in own self-worth and maintains a positive view of self
  • C. Sociability-demonstrates understanding, friendliness, adaptability, empathy, and
  • D. Self-Management--assesses self accurately, sets personal goals, monitors progress, and exhibits self-control
  • E. Integrity/Honesty--chooses ethical courses of action
scans 4 5 workplace competencies
SCANS – 45 Workplace Competencies
  • 1. Resources
  • 2. Interpersonal
  • 3. Information
  • 4. Systems
  • Technology
scans 4a
  • Five Workplace Competencies

1. Resources:

  • Identifies, organizes, plans, and allocates resources
  • A. Time--Selects goal-relevant activities, ranks them, allocates time, and prepares and follows schedules
  • B. Money--Uses or prepares budgets, makes forecasts, keeps records, and makes adjustments to meet objectives
  • C. Material and Facilities--Acquires, stores, allocates, and uses materials or space efficiently
  • D. Human Resources--Assesses skills and distributes work accordingly, evaluates performance and provides feedback
scans 4b

Five Workplace Competencies

2. Interpersonal:

  • Works with others
  • A. Participates as Member of a Team--contributes to group effort
  • B. Teaches Others New Skills
  • C. Serves Clients/Customers--works to satisfy customers\' expectations
  • D. Exercises Leadership--communicates ideas to justify position, persuades and convinces others, responsibly challenges existing procedures and policies
  • E. Negotiates--works toward agreements involving exchange of resources, resolves divergent interests
  • F. Works with Diversity--works well with men and women from diverse backgrounds
scans 4c

Five Workplace Competencies

3. Information:

  • Acquires and uses information
  • A. Acquires and Evaluates Information
  • B. Organizes and Maintains Information
  • C. Interprets and Communicates Information
  • D. Uses Computers to Process Information
scans 4d
  • Five Workplace Competencies

4. Systems:

  • Understands complex inter-relationships
  • A. Understands Systems--knows how social, organizational, and technological systems work and operates effectively with them
  • B. Monitors and Corrects Performance--distinguishes trends, predicts impacts on systems operations, diagnoses deviations in systems\' performance and corrects malfunctions
  • C. Improves or Designs Systems--suggests modifications to existing systems and develops new or alternative systems to improve performance
scans 4e

Five Workplace Competencies

5. Technology:

  • Works with a variety of technologies
  • A. Selects Technology--chooses procedures, tools or equipment including computers and related technologies
  • B. Applies Technology to Task--Understands overall intent and proper procedures for setup and operation of equipment
  • C. Maintains and Troubleshoots Equipment--Prevents, identifies, or solves problems with equipment, including computers and other technologies