Data in school counseling
Download
1 / 36

Data in School Counseling - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 116 Views
  • Uploaded on

Data in School Counseling. Brenda Leggiadro , East High School Ruth E. Lohmeyer, Northeast High School RAMP Schools – Lincoln Public Schools. What is RAMP?. Recognized ASCA Model Program How are students different based on our program? Can you prove it? Data is key!. Who are we?.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Data in School Counseling' - keefer


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Data in school counseling

Data in School Counseling

Brenda Leggiadro, East High School

Ruth E. Lohmeyer, Northeast High School

RAMP Schools – Lincoln Public Schools


What is ramp
What is RAMP?

  • Recognized ASCA Model Program

  • How are students different based on our program?

  • Can you prove it?

  • Data is key!



W e want you to understand
We want you to understand:

  • Why do counselors use data?

  • What data do counselors collect and use?

  • How is the data gathered?


Counseling program themes

Counseling Program Themes

Collaboration

Systemic change

Leadership

advocacy


School counselors work to develop skills in
School counselors work to develop skills in

Three Domains:

  • Academic

  • Career

  • Personal-Social


School counseling interventions impact
School counseling interventions impact:

students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes in order to affect:

  • Attendance

  • Behavior

  • Achievement


What data do counselors collect and use
What data do counselors collect and use?

  • Process –

    • What was done and for whom

  • Perception –

    • What students think, know, or demonstrate

  • Results –

    • So what?


  • How does this look in practice
    How does this look in practice?

    Example:East High Counseling Goal - Transition

    • Gather information – baseline information surveys, test results, failures – look at subgroups

    • Design and deliver interventions based on research – process data

    • Identify performance of subgroups – perception data

    • Review results


    Gather information transition to h s by subject 9 th graders
    Gather Information:Transition to H.S. by Subject – 9th graders


    Gather information 9 th graders said they need help with
    Gather Information:9th Graders Said They Need Help With



    Design and deliver intervention transcript activity
    Design and Deliver Intervention: Transcript Activity

    Yes! A change in attitude!


    Identify subgroups representative sample failures
    Identify subgroups: Representative Sample - Failures


    Design and deliver interventions students new to east
    Design and Deliver Interventions: Students New to East

    • New student Blue Crew

    • Small group meetings

      4-5 sessions long: Meet your administrator; Meet your counselor; Library skills; East Clubs; Follow-Up

    • Ambassadors trained to help new students transition to East


    Follow up
    Follow Up

    • Students 9-12 from 2 counselors with 2 or more F’s were tracked.

    • New students participating in Ambassador/New Student Blue Crew activities showed significantly fewer failures

    • Dropped from 30% of failures prior to intervention to 15% after intervention


    Results data
    Results Data

    ACT Information

    • Percent of the class taking the ACT rose from 69% to 74%

    • Composite ACT rose from 24.4. to 24.6

    • Percent meeting Math benchmark rose from

      69% to 75%

    • Percent meeting all four benchmarks rose from 45% to 48%


    Lne s counseling goals
    LNE’s Counseling Goals

    • Increase the Graduation Rate

    • Decrease Course Failures

    • Increase College-Going Rate



    Who is not graduating in four years process data
    Who is not graduating in four years?Process Data

    • First Generation – Upward Bound

    • Low Income - Learn to Dream Scholarship

    • Minority – community resources

    • High Mobility – Social Worker

    • Case Worker/Probation

    • Mental Health – community resources


    Counseling goal 2 decrease failures
    Counseling Goal #2: Decrease Failures

    • Added labels to Student Schedules for stake holders to see

      • N.O.T. – Not On Track to graduate with their class

      • NGR – 12th grader not graduating with class

      • Late Grad – 12th grader needing summer school to graduate with class

  • Our Focus – 9th/10th grade students with 3+ F’s

  • Plan: Meet with alpha administrator and student services personnel twice/month

  • Developed list of Interventions available

    Watch List PLC



  • Interventions
    Interventions

    • Academic Support Class

    • Schedule Adjustment

    • Parent Meeting

    • IEP manager Check with teachers

    • Mental Health

    • SAT Referral

    • SCIP Referral

    • Social Worker Referrals

    • Bird-dogging



    Demographics of 9 th grade watch list
    Demographics of 9th Grade Watch List

    138 students

    • 61% (84) Low Income (qualified for Free/Reduced Lunch)

    • 33% (45) Special Education

    • 36% (49) Enrolled in Academic Support class – Pinnacle check

    • 8% (11) Participated in the University of Nebraska Building Bridges counseling program

    • 2 students Participated in regular therapy from Child Guidance Services during the school day



    Lincoln northeast goal 3
    Lincoln Northeast Goal #3

    Increase college-going rate

    • College Access Grant-First Generation Target

      • College Field Trips

      • Senior Interview – college applications/transcript

      • FAFSA filing

      • ACT Compass Testing


    Southeast community college scc learn to dream scholarship program
    Southeast Community College (SCC) – Learn To Dream Scholarship Program

    Focus:

    • Free/Reduced eligible seniors

      Intervention:

    • Senior Group Interviews

      • Partnered with Southeast Community College for Compass Testing, Application and Transcript Day

      • Partnered with EducationQuest for FAFSA

      • Scholarship Workshops

      • Field Trips to SCC



    Demographics of learn to dream students
    Demographics of Learn to Dream students:

    • 45% of LNE graduates

    • 70% First Generation College

    • 52% Free/Reduced Lunch

    • 20% Minority

    • Rank in lower half of class (<2.75 GPA)

    • Accounted for largest increase in our college-going rate


    College and career ready
    College-and-Career Ready?

    108 of 2012 seniors took ACT Compass Test:

    Math (32) 65/108 60% college-ready

    Reading (80) 47/108 43% college-ready

    Writing (70) 48/108 44% college-ready

    23/108 met all three – 21%


    How do counselors obtain data
    How do counselors obtain data?

    • Test scores

    • Surveys

    • Subgroup scores

    • Observation tally

    • Attendance numbers

    • Website “hits”

    • Discipline referrals

    • Demographic Profiles

    • ACT Profile

    • Failures/GPA/Class Rank

    • College-Going Rates

    • Graduation Rate/Dropout Rate



    How do counselors obtain data1
    How do counselors obtain data?

    • Test scores

    • Surveys

    • Subgroup scores

    • Observation tally

    • Attendance numbers

    • Website “hits”

    • Discipline referrals

    • Demographic Profiles

    • ACT Profile

    • Failures/GPA/Class Rank

    • College-Going Rates

    • Graduation Rate/Dropout Rate


    So now
    So, now:

    • Why do counselors use data?

    • What data do counselors collect and use?

    • How is the data gathered?


    Questions
    Questions?

    • Brenda Leggiadro, Counseling Team Leader, Lincoln East High School – bleggia@lps.org

    • Ruth E. Lohmeyer, Counseling Team Leader, Lincoln Northeast High School – rlohm@lps.org