Virginia Foundation for Educational Leadership Virginia Department of Education Webinar Series 2012 . Welcome to Webinar 4. Virginia Foundation of Educational Leadership (VFEL). Webinar Faculty: Dr. Roger E. Jones Dr. Carol C. Robinson.
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Virginia Foundation for Educational Leadership Virginia Department of Education Webinar Series2012
Dr. Roger E. Jones
Dr. Carol C. Robinson
2. Research regarding Element 4 Student and Family Supports
3. Reflection/Next Steps
Would your Graduation and Completion Index improve if your students were supported by the Student Assistance Programming (SAP) process?
(Fertman, Helper, Tarasevich, 2003, Retrospective Analysis of the Pennsylvania Student Assistance Program Outcome Data: Implications for Practice and Research- unpublished)
School-based infrastructure of proven practices that brings help to students, families, schools and communities An integrated system of supports, including prevention, early intervention and services that address barriers to student learning, success and graduationPromotes healthy school climate and student development
SAP teams focus on an approach to services that recognizes:
Safe and Supportive Schools - http://safesupportiveschools.ed.gov/index.php?id=133
Pride Surveys – International Survey Associates Website - http://www.pridesurveys.com/
Asset Development Website - http://www.search-institute.org/developmental-assets
Examples of Established SAPs in Virginia
Administrative organizational efforts
Efforts in student and family supports that are NOT based on student needs will NOT raise your graduation rate.
Feeder school efforts
Central Office efforts
The ultimate goal in school improvement is for the people attached to the school to drive its continuous improvement for the sake of their own children and students.
Dr. Sam Redding