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February 25, 2010. School Improvement Technical Assistance WebEx. Today’s Agenda. Introductions USDOE School Improvement Information Timelines and Feedback on submitted plans Implementing plans Monitoring plans Funding Clarification. Part I USDOE School Improvement Information.

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today s agenda
Today’s Agenda
  • Introductions
  • USDOE School Improvement Information
  • Timelines and Feedback on submitted plans
  • Implementing plans
  • Monitoring plans
  • Funding Clarification
school improvement grant 1003 g
School Improvement Grant (1003 “G”)
  • Oregon’s application was submitted on February 9, 2010
  • The USDOE has indicated that applications will be reviewed and responses to states will be provided within 10 business days
  • Identify Tier I, II and III schools
  • Release funds to LEAs committed to implementing the required intervention models
impact on school in improvement for 2009 2010 school year
Impact on School in Improvement for 2009-2010 School Year
  • Schools identified for the current year are not required to implement the model during the 2009-2010 school year even though we allocated School Improvement “G” funds
  • The “G” funds allocated during the 2009-2010 school year were from Oregon’s FY 2008 allocation and is not subject to the regulations of Oregon’s FY 2009 “G” funds allocation
timeline for remainder of the year
Timeline for remainder of the year
  • January 29, 2010- The applications were due
  • Currently- Reviewing and giving the go-ahead to implement the plan
  • Late February- release of more funds to schools
  • Late March/Early April- Deep review of School Improvement plans for feedback
  • We will be sending out invitations to OSIFs, district and school personnel to volunteer to read
timeline for remainder of the 2009 2010 school year
Timeline for remainder of the 2009-2010 school year
  • Continue to implement the school improvement plan through the remainder of the school year
  • Update the plan as necessary for 2010-2011 school year
tier iii schools in 2010 2011
Tier III Schools in 2010-2011
  • Schools identified as Tier III for the 2010-2011 school year will still be eligible for Title I-A School Improvement funds
  • Tier III schools would still be required to meet guidelines currently set in ESEA for school improvement, corrective action and restructuring
district responsibilities for tier iii schools in 2010 2011
District Responsibilities for Tier III Schools in 2010-2011
  • LEAs would still be required to set aside funds for School Choice and Supplemental Education Services
  • LEAs would still be required to provide proper notifications to the community
  • LEAs would be required to complete the application for Title I-A School Improvement grants
other services to tier iii schools
Other Services to Tier III Schools
  • Technical assistance and support through the Oregon Statewide System of Support (OSSS) will be available for Tier III schools
  • When the AYP designations are released this summer, some Tier III schools may move off the list and others may move on.
considerations in the implementation of the school improvement plan
Considerations in the implementation of the School Improvement Plan
  • Essential is to begin with a well-articulated plan with clear goals, objectives, responsible persons, resources and timelines
  • Full support from the entire school community
  • Support from Central Office
  • Adequate resources
  • A focus on student achievement for all subgroups
the action plan highlights
The Action Plan highlights
  • What the goal is
  • How it will be measured
  • What the steps are for reaching the goal
  • Who is responsible
  • What the timeline is
  • Which resources will be utilized
implementation success
Implementation Success
  • Implementation is not an “event”!
  • Implementation is a process involving multiple decisions, resources, activities, and stakeholders.
implementation occurs at several levels
Implementation occurs at several levels
  • At the gross level, schools are charged with implementing the school improvement plan as a whole.
  • As steps of the school improvement plan are addressed, schools must also implement programs and/or strategies.
  • At both levels, adherence to the fidelity of implementation is required.
considerations in the implementation of the school improvement plan1
Considerations in the implementation of the School Improvement Plan
  • The strategies, models, programs, professional development and other activities must all coordinate to meeting the specific student achievement goal.
considerations for implementing programs within the school improvement plan
Considerations for implementing programs within the School Improvement Plan
  • Prepare staff by:
    • Providing training
    • Providing opportunities to practice
    • Providing coaching as needed though modeling lessons and observation of instruction with just in time feedback
monitoring making sure the plan is effectively implemented
Monitoring – Making Sure the “Plan” is Effectively Implemented

Monitoring progress involves communication and a variety of reporting formats to gather information that helps continuous planning to occur.

monitoring process considerations
Monitoring Process Considerations
  • Define benchmarks within the implementation process concerning
  • Define objectively verifiable “indicators”
  • Specify sources of verification
  • Assess assumptions, conditions, risks
  • Specify the reporting system
how to conduct monitoring
How to Conduct Monitoring
  • Define monitoring indicators
  • Collect data and information
  • Compare plan targets with current situation
  • Adjust the plan accordingly
  • Report the findings to stakeholders
the use of data in monitoring the s chool i mprovement p lan
The use of data in monitoring the School Improvement Plan
  • It is essential to establish ongoing and systematic data collection that includes looking at both fidelity of implementation of the program and resulting student achievement
  • Progress monitor, progress monitor, progress monitor!
  • Review, review, review!
  • Make course adjustments and look for “implementation drift”
evaluating the effectiveness of the school improvement plan
Evaluating the effectiveness of the School Improvement Plan
  • Make it a regular part of implementing the plan
  • Evaluate progress toward:
    • Goals
    • Actions
    • Objectives
  • Incorporate current data
  • Consider student and/or staff changes
  • Keep the plan active and ensure continuous improvement
you can do it we can help
You Can Do It…We Can Help!
  • ODE School Improvement and Accountability Team
  • Regional ESD School Improvement-Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Personnel
  • Oregon School Improvement Facilitators
funding clarifications
Funding Clarifications
  • Two grants awarded this past fall
    • ARRA School Improvement Grant $33,050
    • School Improvement G Funds $26, 950
  • One grant to be awarded this winter
    • Title I-A School Improvement Grant (see website)
  • Expiration Dates on Grants
    • School Improvement G Funds: (9/30/2010)
    • ARRA School Improvement Grant (9/30/2011)
    • Title I-A School Improvement Grant (9/30/2011)
funding for 2010 2011
Funding for 2010-2011
  • ARRA School Improvement funds and Federal FY 2009 School Improvement funds are designated to fund Tier I and Tier II schools. If funds remain, districts may apply to serve Tier III schools.
  • Title IA School Improvement funds will be used to provide grants to Tier III schools and Tier I schools that a district chooses not to serve under the School Improvement Grant.
where to locate information
Where to locate Information

ODE Title I School Improvement Webpage:

http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=1942

Oregon School Improvement Facilitators

https://www.wesd.org/programs/siis/osif/Pages/default.aspx

USDOE School Improvement Fund Webpage

http://www2.ed.gov/programs/sif/index.html

Center on Innovation & Improvement

http://www.centerii.org/improvement/

contact information
Contact Information

Russ Sweet, Education Specialist

russ.sweet@state.or.us

Carol Larson, OSIF Program Administrator

Carol.Larson@wesd.org