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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?

System wide


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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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