Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota EDS Program. Presented By Christopher-Aaron Deanes.
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Presented By Christopher-Aaron Deanes
Special Thanks The University of Saint Mary's Diane Steffen, Lyle Abeln, University Advisors Site Mentors and Administrators:Meredith Davis, Vernon Rowe, Althea Fernandez, Jacquelin Williams, Dr. Trudi Taylor, Jerry Pederson,Charlene Vazquez, Lori Holmgren, Elizabeth Bortke, Mary Berrie , Dr. JeaneMortinson, and Dr. Eleanor Coleman
You have challenged, assisted, and directed me in this journey. I look forward to leading our teachers.
I believe that ALL children can and should have the same rights to learn. I believe that Educators hold the obligation to share the most of what they know in the most creative and exploratory way possible.Christopher-Aaron Deanes 2012
Why is being an Educational Leader Important to me?
Five Significant Experiences
Saint Mary’sUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolis
2009-Present(Ed.S.) in Administration will be completed in 2012
Masters in Education (Med),
The University of St. ThomasSaint Paul, MN 2005
Collaborative Urban Educator Program, K-12
Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Department
Bachelors of Fine Art (Design)
Minneapolis College of Art and DesignMinneapolis 1996
Graphic Design and IllustrationThe Resume
Essential early education child care, including pre-kindergarten daycare, pre-school for ages 34 months - 4 years, and Strong Beginnings. Parent education and parent-child activities. Located at Pillsbury House and Green Central School.
Sanford is located at 36th St. and 41st Ave., which is South East in Minneapolis.
The students population is around 750 students of which are 65% is free and reduced. Mostly neighborhood kids.
Sanford Middle School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Minnesota in terms of student performance and other accountability measures.
Fast Track Scholars is a summer program for 8th and 9th graders invited to summer school and all AVID students. In this program, students will have the opportunity to connect with future high school classmates, counselors, and teachers. Additionally, they have the opportunity to earn up to four quarter high school credits in various courses including algebra, literacy, science, engineering, geography, physical education, health, ceramics, drawing, guitar, and theater. The 9th graders have the opportunity to make up needed credits from their first year.
In spite of City Views numbers lowering they have moved to a middle school only model.
When I severed at City View there were
450 students in our summer program
Title “Mississippi Act III” our third Summer program. City View is a North side school where we served 82% free and reduced students.
Wayman A.M.E. Church was organized in 1919
by Presiding Elder Thomas Stoval
The current Pastor is Reverend Alphonse Reff Sr.
This Church offers Community Programming for High School youth allowing them the broader understanding of College Funding, Scholarships, grants and FAFSA process
Why is being an educational leader important to me?
Curriculum and Instruction
I strive to show that:
Understanding the diversity in learning styles
Helping teachers adjust their lesson plans
Building students strong suits first and working from there
Developing and Challenging students thoughts and processes
all allows room for students to grow
exponentially among their peers
I strive to show that:
Working with urban families today
May require more social interaction
among the families and the school to
help propel students engagement and
Today has a number of social programs
that interact with schools from:
Building Social Skills
5 Significant Experiences
The Best Education is one that matters to the student ten years after they have received it.
-Christopher-Aaron DeanesQuestions and Conclusion