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Lakeside Union School District Immersion Program. Special Board Meeting April 25, 2013. Purpose. We have pulled together an Immersion Steering Committee to address identified critical issues before us as we determine positive ways to support the program due to growth.

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Lakeside union school district immersion program

Lakeside Union School DistrictImmersion Program

Special Board Meeting

April 25, 2013


Purpose
Purpose

We have pulled together

an Immersion Steering Committee

to address identified critical issues before us as we determine positive ways to support the program due to growth


Committee members
Committee Members

  • Riverview Principal – Olympia Kyriakidis

  • Riverview Parent Chinese Immersion, Cynthia Richardson

  • Riverview Parent Spanish Immersion, Kelly Palmer

  • TDS & LMS Principals – Scott Goergens/Steve Mull

  • Superintendent – David Lorden

  • Assistant Superintendent – Tina Brady

  • Deputy Superintendent – Kamran Azimzadeh

  • HR Director – Stacy Coble

  • GUHSD Assistant Superintendent of Ed Services - Theresa Kemper

  • GUHSD Director of Curriculum - Robin Ballarin

  • World Language Department Chair at El Capitan HS - Andie Cooke

  • El Capitan Principal - Laura Whitaker

  • Board President – Gelia Cook

  • LTA President – Cathy Zmijewski

  • Elementary Principal Rep - Rhonda Taylor

  • Immersion Parent Rep - Cookie Davis

  • Riverview Staff Rep - Jerry Gonzalez

  • Director of Maintenance and Operations -Todd Owens


Program
Program

  • The current trajectory we are on forecasts that the program has the potential to grow to a total of 1,200 students: 200 at each grade level.

  • 200 Kindergartners enrolled for 2013-2014

  • 904 total students are enrolled in K-5 for 2013-2014

  • There has been a net increase of $348,738 in revenue for the fiscal year 2012-2013.

  • The program is not costing the District extra money.


Critical issues identified
Critical Issues Identified

Staffing

Immersion Programs at both Middle Schools

Facilities

Funding for 3rd Language

High School Programs

Parent Engagement


Priority 1 staffing
Priority #1: Staffing

Staffing

  • Move large number of temporary teachers to probationary status

  • Recruit and retain Chinese and Spanish teachers for elementary and middle schools

  • Provide essential support staff: Curriculum Coach (TOSAs) in Chinese and Spanish & Vice Principal

  • Implement and sustain a quality Internship Program at elementary and middle school level


Priority 2 middle school immersion
Priority #2Middle School Immersion

Immersion Programs at both Middle Schools and High School beginning 2014-2015

  • Providing quality programs at both schools

  • Offering a 3rd Language

  • Timeline for implementing at TdS

  • Determining what Immersion Program will encompass at each school


Priority 3 facilities
Priority #3Facilities

Facilities

  • Housing students due to growth

  • Transitioning Winter Gardens to host 1st graders 2014-2015


Priority 4 funding
Priority #4Funding

  • Providing the necessary resources

  • Instructional Supplies

  • Support Materials

  • Outreach/Communication


Priority 5 high school immersion
Priority #5High School Immersion

Collaborate with GUHSD to develop a high school pathway for incoming students


Priority 6 working with parents
Priority #6Working With Parents

  • Communication

  • Engaging them Appropriately


Steering committee recommendations
Steering Committee Recommendations

Priority #1: Adequate Staffing (School/District)

  • Hire a (.7) Immersion VP for Winter Gardens and (.3) Immersion Spanish Teacher for TdS for 2013-2014

  • Hire two fulltime district immersion TOSAs (2.0)

    • One for Spanish Immersion

    • One for Chinese Immersion

  • Begin Intern Program at both middle schools

  • At their April 25th BoE meeting, Trustees provided direction for staff to pursue these recommendations


Recommendations
Recommendations

Priority #2: Quality Immersion Programs at both TdS and LMS

  • Begin Spanish Immersion at TdS in 2013-2014 if a minimum of 20 students enroll at TdS

  • Continue with developing Chinese Enrichment at TdS


Recommendations1
Recommendations

Priority #5: Collaborate with GUHSD to Develop Immersion Program for Incoming High Students

Representatives from GUHSD reported to Steering Committee on 4-23-2013 that El Capitan High School will be the designated site for high school immersion