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Components of School Excellence. Embrace Common Vision and Goals for Rigor Relevance/Relationships for ALL Students. Inform Decisions through Data Systems. Empower Leadership Teams to Take Action and Innovate. Clarify Student Learning Expectations. Adopt Effective Instructional Practices.

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Components of School Excellence

  • Embrace Common Vision and Goals for Rigor Relevance/Relationships for ALL Students

  • Inform Decisions through Data Systems

  • Empower Leadership Teams to Take Action and Innovate

  • Clarify Student Learning Expectations

  • Adopt Effective Instructional Practices

6. Adapt Organizational Structures

7. Monitor Progress/Improve Support Systems

8. Refine Process on an Ongoing Basis


Connecting K-12 Schools Nationwide to Support Sustainable School Improvement

2008-2009 Enhancements

Orientation to the Network

www.successfulpractices.org


Who’s Who of the Network

  • Chief Executive Officer – Patrick Carrese

  • Chief Academic Officer – Dr. Linda Lucey

  • Senior Associate – Dave Ziskin

  • Senior Associate – Dale Eggebraaten

  • Network Coordinator – Jackie Gonyo

  • Member Services Coordinator – Ashley Terwilliger

  • Associate – Grace Demand

www.successfulpractices.org


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High PerformingSchools

RapidlyImprovingSchools

SPN


About the Network

  • 600+ schools

  • 36 States Nationwide

  • 401 High Schools

  • 92 Middle Schools

  • 115 Elementary Schools

  • 6,000 Monthly visits to members-only website

  • 1,000 Gold Seal Lessons and growing

  • 2,000 participants in CORR

  • 50 Coaches/Experienced Educators

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Lessons Learned From:

  • 600+ school members

  • High School Models supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

  • 21st century learners

  • Feedback from Network coaches/experienced educators

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10 Point Program of Enhancements

1. Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

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10 Point Program of Enhancements

1. Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Submit a question/topic to be researched to [email protected] or call her at 518-723-2052

  • Ashley will respond to your question/topic with: Experienced educator contact information, other schools contact information, additional resources we have available

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Example: Instruction

  • ELA teacher struggles with how to bring quadrant B and D instruction into state-mandated curriculum.

  • Response:

    • SPN network staff identifies several gold seal lessons on the website

    • SPN network staff connects the teacher with Chris LaRocco – a well-known and respected ELA leader

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10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

    Focused on pressing issues

    Practioners

    Experienced Educators

    August: “Getting to Know the Network”

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Podcasts Topics

  • Cheryl Dyer-Data Structures

  • Sue Szachowicz-Small Learning Communities

  • Lin Kuzmich-Brain-based strategies

  • Jim Miles-CTE

  • Michelle Burrows-Arts

  • Muriel Summers-Using R&R at the Elem. Level

  • William Latson -An Inclusive Elem. School

  • And More!!!


www.successfulpractices.org

10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • - Customized for Administrators and Teachers

  • - Searchable Repository of Successful Practices

  • - Member Profiles

  • - Podcasts

  • - Network Monthly/Technical Bulletins


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  • School Profiles – Learning Criteria


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  • Searchable Successful Practices

    • By school type

    • Components

    • Etc…


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10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • CORR

  • - Online training

  • - Guide to developing Quad D Lessons

  • - Aligning Instructional Strategies to GSLs


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http://rigor-relevance.com


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http://rigor-relevance.com


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E-Lesson Template


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Instructional Strategies: Rich with videos


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How CORR is used

School-wide initiative (100+)

Small Group – Mixed

Small Group – All SS

GROUP ONE

GROUP TWO

F2F, Online, F2F, Online

F2F, Online


Getting Started with CORR

  • Identify a facilitator

  • Compile a list of participants (names/emails)

  • Contact Ashley Terwilliger at [email protected] with names/email of group members

  • Obtain facilitator’s guidebook, usernames/passwords

  • Set up and manage a timeline

  • Web site (MAC users please use Safari, PC users Internet Explorer) (Shock Wave is needed to play interactive pages.)

  • http://rigor-relevance.com


www.successfulpractices.org

10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • CORR

  • Graduate Credit


www.successfulpractices.org

10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • CORR

  • Graduate Credit

  • WebEx

  • - Online Monthly Conferences – Phone/Internet

  • - Focused on Pressing Issues

  • - Teachers, Administrators, Network Coaches


www.successfulpractices.org

Monthly WebEx Schedule

  • Editorial Calendar

    • August – Getting to Know the Network

    • September – Literacy (Chris LaRocco)

    • October – Special Education (Larry Gloeckler)

    • November – Leadership

    • December – Relationships

    • January – Learning Criteria


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10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • CORR

  • Graduate Credit

  • WebEx

  • Gold Seal Lessons

  • - Quadrants B / D

  • - Per Grade / Per Discipline

  • - Tie to Standards


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Gold Seal Lessons

  • Download template from SPN website

  • Develop lesson

  • Review Checklist

  • Submit to Network

  • Published on website

  • Searchable Database of 1,000+ lessons


www.successfulpractices.org

GSL Editing Process

Get Access to Online Library

Share with your staff

4-6 week process


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Getting Started with GSLs

  • Download template from SPN website

    • Log in

    • Click “Services” button

  • Develop Lesson

  • Review Checklist

  • Email Word Document to Network: [email protected]


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10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • CORR

  • Graduate Credit

  • WebEx

  • Gold Seal Lessons

  • Semi-Annual Training

  • - Prior to Model Schools Conference 2009

  • - Regional Meetings


www.successfulpractices.org

10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • CORR

  • Graduate Credit

  • WebEx

  • Gold Seal Lessons

  • Semi-Annual Training

  • Research

  • Curriculum Matrix Data (Included in Welcome Packet)

  • NESS, Lexile, Quantile, Student Survey


www.successfulpractices.org

10 Point Program of Enhancements

  • Coaches/Team of Experienced Educators

  • Podcasts

  • Website

  • CORR

  • Graduate Credit

  • WebEx

  • Gold Seal Lessons

  • Semi-Annual Training

  • Research

  • International Center Resources

    -2 Free Resource Kits

    -An additional 20% discount on all services/products


www.successfulpractices.org

Additional Services

3 Technical Bulletins each month – focused on strategies/how-to

Network Monthly – newsletter with member highlights, articles by Network staff, Bill Daggett, Ray McNulty and others


www.successfulpractices.org

For More Information

[email protected]

Linda Lucey, Ph.D.

518-723-2077

www.successfulpractices.org


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